UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Yost vs Buchkovich

1,694

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Yost

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
54% chance Yost
WILL WIN

1,663

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for David Yost
Heavier hands 8.8 vs 7.9 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.7 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 38 years vs 41 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Michael Buchkovich
Much taller 193 cm vs 180 cm More than 5% taller
Significantly heavier 261 lbs vs 239 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.4 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Yost on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Buchkovich’s defensive skills
Predictions For
David
Yost
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Yost has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Yost is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Yost is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Buchkovich on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Yost’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Buchkovich
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Buchkovich has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Buchkovich is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Buchkovich is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Yost 8.8
fighter Buchkovich 7.9
Great knockouts by Yost
Round 1 May 11, 2012 vs Simic
Round 2 Feb 19, 2011 vs Greeson
Round 1 Mar 02, 2008 vs Sabia

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Yost 6.4
fighter Buchkovich 6.7
Great submissions by Buchkovich
Round 2 May 22, 2010 vs Yost
Round 1 Nov 15, 2001 vs Mallow
Round 2 Apr 07, 2001 vs Brooks

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Yost 8.3
fighter Buchkovich 7.7
Fast finishes by Yost
25 seconds May 11, 2012 vs Simic
368 seconds Feb 19, 2011 vs Greeson
124 seconds Mar 02, 2008 vs Sabia
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 22, 2010AOF 8
team
VS
team
XR2 SUB
R2 SUBX
1,6251,562
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Yost
legend Buchkovich
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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