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

1,870

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Kyle

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
63% chance Kyle
WILL WIN

1,780

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mike Kyle
Younger 38 years vs 44 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier hands 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Tony Lopez
Much stronger jaw 10.0 vs 8.6 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.4 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly heavier 242 lbs vs 219 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.6 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 196 cm vs 191 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Kyle on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lopez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mike
Kyle
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kyle has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
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
Average
Scoring ability
Lopez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kyle’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tony
Lopez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lopez is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Lopez has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Lopez is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Kyle 8.1
fighter Lopez 7.8
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 Kyle 6.4
fighter Lopez 7.7
Great submissions by Lopez
Round 3 Dec 24, 2011 vs Abdurakhimov
Round 1 Oct 28, 2011 vs Zabolotny
Round 1 Feb 16, 2011 vs Ryan

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Kyle 8.1
fighter Lopez 7.9
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 14, 2010KOTC - Honor
team
VS
team
R5 DECX
XR1 SUB
1,8141,938
1,8811,871
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Kyle
legend Lopez
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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