UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - KZ vs Tajima

1,481

CageRank

WINNER
Tajima

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
61% chance Tajima
WILL WIN

1,560

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Naoki Tajima
Much better submission defense 8.7 vs 6.8 Around 30% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
A lot taller 170 cm vs 163 cm Around 5% taller
Younger 33 years vs 38 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Puts up a fight 7.5 vs 7.0 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for KZ KZ
Much heavier 139 lbs vs 134 lbs Around 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Much better submission offense 7.0 vs 5.6 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier hands 7.7 vs 7.1 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.3 vs 7.0 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Tajima on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against KZ’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Naoki
Tajima
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Tajima has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Tajima is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Tajima has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
KZ on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Tajima’s defensive skills
Predictions For
KZ
KZ
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
KZ has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
KZ is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
KZ is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Tajima 7.1
fighter KZ 7.7
Great knockouts by KZ
Round 2 Jul 12, 2009 vs Tajima

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Tajima 7.0
fighter KZ 7.3
Fast finishes by KZ
399 seconds Jul 12, 2009 vs Tajima
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 12, 2009Grachan - Grachan 2
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
R2 SUBX
1,5001,412
1,5381,374
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Tajima
legend KZ
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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