UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Kozma vs Gafurov

1,618

CageRank

WINNER
Gafurov

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
88% chance Gafurov
WILL WIN

1,961

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Marat Gafurov
Much heavier hands 7.0 vs 6.1 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.4 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission offense 8.3 vs 7.7 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better submission defense 8.4 vs 7.6 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 7.9 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for David Kozma
Taller 183 cm vs 173 cm More than 5% taller
Younger 26 years vs 33 years More than 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier 169 lbs vs 144 lbs More than 15% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Gafurov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kozma’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Marat
Gafurov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Gafurov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Gafurov has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Gafurov is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Kozma on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Gafurov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
David
Kozma
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kozma is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Kozma is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kozma is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Gafurov 7.0
fighter Kozma 6.1
Great knockouts by Gafurov
Round 2 Aug 21, 2013 vs Ivlev

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Gafurov 8.3
fighter Kozma 7.7
Great submissions by Gafurov
Round 1 Nov 15, 2012 vs Bakhshiev
Round 2 Mar 16, 2012 vs Kozma
Round 1 Jun 04, 2010 vs Gadzhiev

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Gafurov 8.1
fighter Kozma 7.4
Fast finishes by Gafurov
536 seconds Aug 21, 2013 vs Ivlev
258 seconds Nov 15, 2012 vs Bakhshiev
430 seconds Mar 16, 2012 vs Kozma
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR2 SUB
R2 SUBX
1,7201,662
1,6621,720
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Gafurov
legend Kozma
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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