UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Koch vs Combs

1,897

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Koch

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
91% chance Koch
WILL WIN

1,489

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Erik Koch
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.1 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission defense 9.0 vs 7.1 More than 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.9 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.0 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.0 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 178 cm vs 175 cm Almost the same
Younger 28 years vs 31 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Tyler Combs
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Koch on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Combs’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Erik
Koch
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Koch has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Koch has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Koch is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Combs on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Koch’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tyler
Combs
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Combs is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Combs is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Combs is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Koch 7.8
fighter Combs 7.1
Great knockouts by Koch
Round 1 Mar 19, 2011 vs Assuncao
Round 1 Nov 11, 2010 vs Rivera
Round 1 Jun 02, 2007 vs Combs

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Koch 7.7
fighter Combs 6.9
Great submissions by Koch
Round 1 Jun 20, 2010 vs Casimir
Round 2 Apr 17, 2009 vs Ahrens
Round 1 Apr 05, 2008 vs Pearson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Koch 8.6
fighter Combs 7.1
Fast finishes by Koch
152 seconds Mar 19, 2011 vs Assuncao
181 seconds Jun 20, 2010 vs Casimir
180 seconds Apr 05, 2008 vs Pearson
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
XR2 KO
1,6001,700
1,6641,636
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Koch
legend Combs
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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