UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Goltsov vs Kyle

1,862

CageRank

WINNER
Kyle

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
51% chance Kyle
WILL WIN

1,870

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mike Kyle
Better submission defense 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 8.4 Almost the same
Heavier hands 8.1 vs 8.0 Almost the same
Advantages for Denis Goltsov
Much better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.4 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly younger 27 years vs 38 years Around 30% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 227 lbs vs 205 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Taller 196 cm vs 191 cm Around 5% taller
Kyle on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Goltsov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mike
Kyle
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kyle has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kyle is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Kyle is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Goltsov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kyle’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Denis
Goltsov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Goltsov is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Goltsov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Goltsov is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Kyle 8.1
fighter Goltsov 8.0
Great knockouts by Kyle
Round 1 May 24, 2013 vs Wiuff
Round 2 Jun 06, 2009 vs Cavalcante
Round 1 Feb 05, 2005 vs Irvin

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Kyle 6.4
fighter Goltsov 7.4
Great submissions by Goltsov
Round 1 Aug 17, 2013 vs Barjamaj
Round 1 Nov 19, 2011 vs Aslanov
Round 1 Oct 28, 2010 vs Aliaskhabov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Kyle 8.1
fighter Goltsov 8.3
Fast finishes by Goltsov
547 seconds Dec 21, 2013 vs Bajor
60 seconds Aug 17, 2013 vs Barjamaj
85 seconds Dec 14, 2012 vs Rimkevicius
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 26, 2016ACB 32
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Kyle
legend Goltsov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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