UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Hirota vs Schultz

1,908

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Hirota

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
76% chance Hirota
WILL WIN

1,712

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mizuto Hirota
Much stronger jaw 8.9 vs 6.8 More than 30% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 7.7 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.0 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 36 years vs 40 years 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.6 Almost the same
Advantages for Ryan Schultz
A lot taller 178 cm vs 170 cm Around 5% taller
Significantly better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.3 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Hirota on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Schultz’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mizuto
Hirota
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hirota has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Hirota is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hirota is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Schultz on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hirota’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ryan
Schultz
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Schultz is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Schultz is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Schultz has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hirota 7.8
fighter Schultz 7.0
Great knockouts by Hirota
Round 4 Aug 02, 2009 vs Kitaoka
Round 1 May 10, 2009 vs Ishida
Round 2 Aug 24, 2008 vs Schultz

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hirota 6.3
fighter Schultz 7.0
Great submissions by Schultz
Round 1 Apr 08, 2006 vs Lehr Cochran
Round 1 Jun 18, 2004 vs Huerta
Round 1 Jan 17, 2004 vs Weiss

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hirota 7.8
fighter Schultz 7.6
Fast finishes by Hirota
1070 seconds Aug 02, 2009 vs Kitaoka
93 seconds May 10, 2009 vs Ishida
565 seconds Aug 24, 2008 vs Schultz
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
XDEC
1,7931,973
1,8671,899
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hirota
legend Schultz
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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