UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Kikuchi vs Andres

1,565

CageRank

WINNER
Andres

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
62% chance Andres
WILL WIN

1,653

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Neal Andres
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.0 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 7.4 vs 6.6 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission offense 6.9 vs 6.5 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.0 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Jim Kikuchi
Better submission defense 8.4 vs 7.9 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Andres on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kikuchi’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Neal
Andres
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Andres has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Andres is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Andres has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Kikuchi on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Andres’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jim
Kikuchi
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kikuchi is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Kikuchi is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Kikuchi 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 Andres 7.4
fighter Kikuchi 6.6
Great knockouts by Andres
Round 1 Mar 11, 2005 vs Rider
Round 1 Oct 24, 2002 vs Kikuchi

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Andres 6.9
fighter Kikuchi 6.5
Great submissions by Andres
Round 1 Aug 03, 2002 vs Newalu

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Andres 7.8
fighter Kikuchi 7.0
Fast finishes by Andres
93 seconds Mar 11, 2005 vs Rider
172 seconds Oct 24, 2002 vs Kikuchi
45 seconds Aug 03, 2002 vs Newalu
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
DECX
1,5991,542
1,5411,600
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Andres
legend Kikuchi
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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