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

1,641

CageRank

WINNER
Nakamura

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
78% chance Nakamura
WILL WIN

1,864

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Daisuke Nakamura
A lot taller 180 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 9.2 vs 8.1 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 9.2 vs 8.2 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.4 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 9.0 vs 8.3 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 8.2 vs 7.8 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier hands 6.7 vs 6.5 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Chang Hyun Kim
Younger 31 years vs 37 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Nakamura on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hyun Kim’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Daisuke
Nakamura
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nakamura is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Nakamura has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Nakamura is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Hyun Kim on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nakamura’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Chang
Hyun Kim
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hyun Kim is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hyun Kim is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hyun Kim is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Nakamura 6.7
fighter Hyun Kim 6.5
Great knockouts by Nakamura
Round 1 Oct 30, 2004 vs Hoshino
Round 1 Jul 03, 2004 vs Onose
Round 2 Jun 29, 2003 vs Miyamoto

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Nakamura 8.2
fighter Hyun Kim 7.8
Great submissions by Nakamura
Round 3 Oct 29, 2011 vs Hyun Kim
Round 1 Dec 31, 2008 vs Tokoro
Round 1 Aug 26, 2006 vs Ikemoto

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Nakamura 7.9
fighter Hyun Kim 7.4
Fast finishes by Nakamura
220 seconds Aug 27, 2010 vs Bradney
143 seconds Dec 31, 2008 vs Tokoro
216 seconds Aug 26, 2006 vs Ikemoto
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR3 SUB
XR1 SUB
1,6891,831
1,6581,862
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Nakamura
legend Hyun Kim
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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