UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Sung Jung vs Hyun Kim

1,905

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WINNER
Hyun Kim

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
80% chance Hyun Kim
WILL WIN

2,147

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WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dong Hyun Kim
Much heavier hands 8.3 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.9 vs 8.1 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
A lot taller 188 cm vs 175 cm More than 5% taller
Better submission defense 9.3 vs 8.7 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Harder to hit 9.1 vs 8.8 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Heavier 169 lbs vs 144 lbs More than 15% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Advantages for Chan Sung Jung
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 6.5 More than 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.6 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better striker 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Younger 31 years vs 36 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Hyun Kim on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sung Jung’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dong
Hyun Kim
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Hyun Kim Sung Jung
Significant Strikes55
Hyun Kim's average striking offense is matched by Sung Jung's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Hyun Kim's good takedown offense may be a factor against Sung Jung'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
Hyun Kim has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Hyun Kim is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hyun Kim has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Sung Jung on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hyun Kim’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Chan
Sung Jung
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Sung Jung Hyun Kim
Significant Strikes54
Sung Jung's good striking offense is matched by Hyun Kim's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Sung Jung's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Hyun Kim'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
Sung Jung is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Sung Jung has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Sung Jung is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Hyun Kim 8.3
fighter Sung Jung 8.6
Great striking by Sung Jung
74 strikes May 15, 2012 vs Poirier
6 strikes Dec 10, 2011 vs Hominick
30 strikes Mar 26, 2011 vs Garcia

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Hyun Kim 8.9
fighter Sung Jung 8.1
Great takedowns by Hyun Kim
1 takedown Oct 09, 2013 vs Silva
3 takedowns Mar 03, 2013 vs Bahadurzada
3 takedowns Jan 01, 2011 vs Diaz

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hyun Kim 8.3
fighter Sung Jung 7.3
Great knockouts by Hyun Kim
Round 2 Oct 09, 2013 vs Silva
Round 3 May 24, 2008 vs Tan
Round 3 Aug 05, 2007 vs Hasegawa

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hyun Kim 6.5
fighter Sung Jung 8.5
Great submissions by Sung Jung
Round 4 May 15, 2012 vs Poirier
Round 2 Mar 26, 2011 vs Garcia
Round 2 Aug 02, 2009 vs Jaggers

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hyun Kim 7.6
fighter Sung Jung 8.6
Fast finishes by Sung Jung
967 seconds May 15, 2012 vs Poirier
7 seconds Dec 10, 2011 vs Hominick
599 seconds Mar 26, 2011 vs Garcia
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hyun Kim
legend Sung Jung
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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