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

1,659

CageRank

WINNER
Yahya

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
83% chance Yahya
WILL WIN

1,937

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rani Yahya
Much harder to hit 9.4 vs 8.7 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much better takedown defense 8.8 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly stronger takedown offense 9.0 vs 8.1 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better submission offense 8.4 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.7 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.2 vs 8.7 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 33 years vs 37 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for John Hosman
Much taller 178 cm vs 168 cm More than 5% taller
Better striker 8.1 vs 7.5 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly heavier hands 6.7 vs 5.9 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly longer reach 182 cm vs 173 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Yahya on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hosman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rani
Yahya
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Yahya Hosman
Significant Strikes35
Yahya's poor striking offense won't be a factor against Hosman's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Poor
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns6
Yahya's good takedown offense may be a factor against Hosman's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Below 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
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Yahya has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Yahya has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Hosman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Yahya’s defensive skills
Predictions For
John
Hosman
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Hosman Yahya
Significant Strikes32
Hosman's average striking offense won't be a factor against Yahya's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Hosman'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
Hosman is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hosman is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hosman is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
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 Hosman 8.2
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 Hosman 6.7
Great knockouts by Hosman
Round 1 Dec 06, 2008 vs Powell
Round 1 Oct 06, 2007 vs LaSavage
Round 1 Aug 11, 2007 vs Hussaini

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Yahya 8.4
fighter Hosman 7.9
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 Hosman 8.0
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
August 9, 2009WEC 42
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,8841,897
1,8361,945
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Yahya
legend Hosman
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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