UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Kibe vs Yokoyama

1,646

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Kibe

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
77% chance Kibe
WILL WIN

1,439

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Akira Kibe
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 6.9 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission defense 8.9 vs 7.7 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier hands 7.2 vs 6.8 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission offense 7.2 vs 6.8 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 7.7 vs 7.1 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 7.5 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Noriyuki Yokoyama
Slightly taller 170 cm vs 168 cm Almost the same
Kibe on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Yokoyama’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Akira
Kibe
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kibe has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Kibe has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Kibe is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Yokoyama on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kibe’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Noriyuki
Yokoyama
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Yokoyama is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Yokoyama is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Yokoyama is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Kibe 7.2
fighter Yokoyama 6.8
Great knockouts by Kibe
Round 1 Jul 10, 2011 vs Miyakawa
Round 1 Sep 05, 2010 vs Nonaka
Round 1 Oct 21, 2007 vs Matsui

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Kibe 7.2
fighter Yokoyama 6.8
Great submissions by Kibe
Round 1 Aug 10, 2013 vs Shinokawa
Round 1 Mar 25, 2012 vs Hirukawa
Round 1 Oct 25, 2009 vs Aoyama

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Kibe 7.9
fighter Yokoyama 6.9
Fast finishes by Kibe
264 seconds Aug 10, 2013 vs Shinokawa
173 seconds Sep 05, 2010 vs Nonaka
184 seconds Oct 25, 2009 vs Aoyama
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 DECX
XDEC
1,4171,556
1,4861,487
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Kibe
legend Yokoyama
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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