UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Clementi vs Kirk

1,812

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Clementi

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
88% chance Clementi
WILL WIN

1,467

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rich Clementi
Much better submission offense 8.4 vs 6.2 Around 35% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 6.6 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission defense 8.7 vs 7.2 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 7.9 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Tom Kirk
Heavier hands 6.4 vs 6.1 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Clementi on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kirk’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rich
Clementi
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Clementi is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Clementi has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Clementi is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Kirk on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Clementi’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tom
Kirk
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kirk is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kirk is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kirk is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Clementi 6.1
fighter Kirk 6.4
Great knockouts by Kirk
Round 0 Jun 06, 2003 vs Pearson
Round 1 Feb 01, 2003 vs McCall
Round 1 Jan 11, 2003 vs Geraghty

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Clementi 8.4
fighter Kirk 6.2
Great submissions by Clementi
Round 1 Dec 29, 2007 vs Guillard
Round 1 Oct 13, 2007 vs Skinner
Round 1 Dec 10, 2005 vs Schultz

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Clementi 7.6
fighter Kirk 6.6
Fast finishes by Clementi
280 seconds Dec 29, 2007 vs Guillard
106 seconds Oct 13, 2007 vs Skinner
171 seconds Oct 15, 2005 vs Mickle
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 17, 2004RCF - Showdown
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
SUBX
1,8241,537
1,8401,521
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Clementi
legend Kirk
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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