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

1,467

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Kirk

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
54% chance Kirk
WILL WIN

1,441

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Tom Kirk
Puts up a fight 7.9 vs 7.2 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Walter McCall
Significantly heavier hands 7.2 vs 6.4 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 7.2 vs 6.6 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 7.9 vs 7.2 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Slightly better submission offense 6.4 vs 6.2 Almost the same
Kirk on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McCall’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
Average
Jaw
Submission
Kirk is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Kirk has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
McCall on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kirk’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Walter
McCall
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
McCall is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
McCall is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
McCall is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Kirk 6.4
fighter McCall 7.2
Great knockouts by McCall
Round 1 Apr 27, 2002 vs Clodfelter
Round 2 Mar 16, 2002 vs Pruitt
Round 1 Feb 09, 2002 vs Baer

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Kirk 6.2
fighter McCall 6.4
Great submissions by McCall
Round 0 Aug 26, 2001 vs Smith

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Kirk 6.6
fighter McCall 7.2
Fast finishes by McCall
125 seconds Apr 27, 2002 vs Clodfelter
460 seconds Mar 16, 2002 vs Pruitt
138 seconds Feb 09, 2002 vs Baer
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
DECX
1,5441,482
1,5851,441
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Kirk
legend McCall
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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