UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Kyle vs Wiuff

1,870

CageRank

WINNER
Wiuff

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
59% chance Wiuff
WILL WIN

1,934

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Travis Wiuff
Much heavier 258 lbs vs 219 lbs Around 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Much better submission defense 9.7 vs 8.3 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much stronger takedown offense 8.6 vs 7.6 More than 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better submission offense 6.8 vs 6.4 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Mike Kyle
Better striker 8.8 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Better takedown defense 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Slightly younger 38 years vs 40 years 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Wiuff on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kyle’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Travis
Wiuff
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Wiuff Kyle
Significant Strikes38
Wiuff's below average striking offense won't be a factor against Kyle's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Below average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Wiuff's average takedown offense is matched by Kyle's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Wiuff is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Wiuff is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Wiuff has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Kyle on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Wiuff’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mike
Kyle
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Kyle Wiuff
Significant Strikes91
Kyle's good striking offense may be a factor against Wiuff's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Kyle's below average takedown offense is matched by Wiuff's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kyle has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Kyle is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kyle is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Wiuff 7.8
fighter Kyle 8.8
Great striking by Kyle
90 strikes Sep 10, 2011 vs Rogerio de Lima
10 strikes Feb 05, 2005 vs Irvin
13 strikes Apr 02, 2004 vs Sims

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Wiuff 7.8
fighter Kyle 8.1
Great knockouts by Kyle
Round 1 May 24, 2013 vs Wiuff
Round 2 Jun 06, 2009 vs Cavalcante
Round 1 Feb 05, 2005 vs Irvin

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Wiuff 6.8
fighter Kyle 6.4
Great submissions by Wiuff
Round 2 Aug 15, 2009 vs Willis
Round 1 Sep 01, 2007 vs Salmon
Round 2 Jul 24, 2004 vs Villareal

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Wiuff 7.8
fighter Kyle 8.1
Fast finishes by Kyle
21 seconds May 24, 2013 vs Wiuff
545 seconds Jun 06, 2009 vs Cavalcante
115 seconds Feb 05, 2005 vs Irvin
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 24, 2013CFA 11
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R1 KOX
1,9061,888
1,9541,841
February 12, 2010KOTC - Vengeance
team
VS
team
XX
XX
00
00
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Wiuff
legend Kyle
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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