UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Makhachev vs Kuntz

1,909

CageRank

WINNER
Kuntz

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
51% chance Kuntz
WILL WIN

1,914

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Leo Kuntz
Much longer winning streak 11 fights vs 7 fights More than 55% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Heavier hands 7.7 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 8.4 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Islam Makhachev
Significantly fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.4 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 26 years vs 34 years Around 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Kuntz on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Makhachev’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Leo
Kuntz
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kuntz has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Kuntz is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Kuntz is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Makhachev on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kuntz’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Islam
Makhachev
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Makhachev is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Makhachev is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Makhachev is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Kuntz 7.7
fighter Makhachev 7.4
Great knockouts by Kuntz
Round 1 Mar 31, 2012 vs Wagner
Round 2 Apr 17, 2010 vs Shepherd
Round 3 Dec 12, 2009 vs Wagner

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Kuntz 7.4
fighter Makhachev 7.5
Great submissions by Makhachev
Round 1 Sep 02, 2012 vs Kormilkin
Round 1 Dec 15, 2011 vs Grigoryan
Round 2 Jul 01, 2011 vs Ibragimov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Kuntz 7.4
fighter Makhachev 7.8
Fast finishes by Makhachev
265 seconds Dec 15, 2011 vs Grigoryan
495 seconds Jul 01, 2011 vs Ibragimov
30 seconds Feb 12, 2011 vs Khuchua
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 23, 2015UFC 187
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Kuntz
legend Makhachev
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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