UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Yahya vs Ueyama

1,937

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Yahya

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
90% chance Yahya
WILL WIN

1,555

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rani Yahya
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 6.8 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 8.4 vs 7.0 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much harder to hit 9.4 vs 8.5 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better takedown defense 8.8 vs 7.9 More than 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.8 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.2 vs 8.3 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly younger 33 years vs 42 years More than 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Significantly stronger takedown offense 9.0 vs 8.4 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Advantages for Ryuki Ueyama
Significantly better striker 8.0 vs 7.5 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
A lot taller 180 cm vs 168 cm Around 10% taller
Heavier hands 6.2 vs 5.9 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Heavier 155 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 15% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Yahya on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ueyama’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rani
Yahya
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Yahya Ueyama
Significant Strikes39
Yahya's poor striking offense won't be a factor against Ueyama's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Poor
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns5
Yahya's good takedown offense may be a factor against Ueyama's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Yahya is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Yahya has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Yahya has a chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Below average
Scoring ability
Ueyama on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Yahya’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ryuki
Ueyama
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Ueyama Yahya
Significant Strikes30
Ueyama's below average striking offense won't be a factor against Yahya's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Below average
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Ueyama's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Yahya's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ueyama is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ueyama is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ueyama has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Yahya 9.0
fighter Ueyama 8.4
Great takedowns by Yahya
5 takedowns Mar 03, 2013 vs Hirota
3 takedowns Jan 22, 2011 vs Thomas Brown
1 takedown Aug 09, 2009 vs Hosman

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Yahya 5.9
fighter Ueyama 6.2
Great knockouts by Ueyama
Round 1 Dec 23, 2001 vs Clark
Round 3 Jun 24, 1999 vs Peeters

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Yahya 8.4
fighter Ueyama 7.0
Great submissions by Yahya
Round 1 Aug 04, 2012 vs Grispi
Round 1 Aug 09, 2009 vs Hosman
Round 1 Nov 05, 2008 vs Maeda

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Yahya 8.3
fighter Ueyama 6.8
Fast finishes by Yahya
128 seconds Aug 09, 2009 vs Hosman
67 seconds Apr 05, 2009 vs Wineland
210 seconds Nov 05, 2008 vs Maeda
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 3, 2006K-1 - Hero's 5
team
VS
team
R2 DECX
R2 SUBX
1,7331,607
1,7661,574
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Yahya
legend Ueyama
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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