UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Kuchera vs Whitford

1,480

CageRank

WINNER
Whitford

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
67% chance Whitford
WILL WIN

1,600

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jay Whitford
Much better submission offense 8.1 vs 6.2 More than 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.2 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 205 lbs vs 203 lbs Almost the same
Advantages for Jason Kuchera
Heavier hands 7.6 vs 6.9 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Puts up a fight 7.7 vs 7.5 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Whitford on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kuchera’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jay
Whitford
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Whitford is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Whitford has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Whitford is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Kuchera on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Whitford’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jason
Kuchera
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kuchera has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Kuchera is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Kuchera 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 Whitford 7.0
fighter Kuchera 7.6
Great knockouts by Kuchera
Round 2 Nov 06, 2009 vs Bull
Round 1 Mar 27, 2009 vs Blaber
Round 1 Aug 24, 2007 vs Dubeck

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Whitford 8.1
fighter Kuchera 6.2
Great submissions by Whitford
Round 2 Sep 26, 2008 vs Lofton
Round 2 Jul 25, 2008 vs Kuchera
Round 0 Nov 03, 2007 vs Entwistle

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Whitford 7.8
fighter Kuchera 7.2
Fast finishes by Whitford
491 seconds Sep 26, 2008 vs Lofton
571 seconds Jul 25, 2008 vs Kuchera
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 25, 2008MFC 17
team
VS
team
XR2 SUB
R2 KOX
1,5641,543
1,5111,596
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Whitford
legend Kuchera
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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