UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Num Kim vs Okubo

1,454

CageRank

WINNER
Okubo

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
59% chance Okubo
WILL WIN

1,518

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Kazuki Okubo
Much better submission defense 8.3 vs 6.8 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 7.8 vs 7.0 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 7.6 vs 7.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Ill Num Kim
Much heavier hands 7.4 vs 6.0 Around 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.4 vs 7.0 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Okubo on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Num Kim’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kazuki
Okubo
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Okubo is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Okubo has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Okubo is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Num Kim on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Okubo’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ill
Num Kim
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Num Kim has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Num Kim is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Num Kim has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Okubo 7.6
fighter Num Kim 7.4
Great submissions by Okubo
Round 1 May 05, 2003 vs Kung Lee Jr.
Round 1 Sep 07, 2002 vs Ichimiya
Round 1 Aug 18, 2001 vs Kung Lee Sr.
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 3, 2004Deep - 15th Impact
team
VS
team
XR2 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,5001,529
1,4541,574
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Okubo
legend Num Kim
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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