UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Saki vs Zikic

1,478

CageRank

WINNER
Zikic

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 1

prediction
79% chance Zikic
WILL WIN

1,705

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for James Zikic
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 7.2 More than 30% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 6.7 More than 35% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 8.8 vs 6.8 Around 30% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 7.7 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 188 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission offense 7.5 vs 7.4 Almost the same
Advantages for Gokhan Saki
Much heavier hands 7.5 vs 6.7 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly heavier 237 lbs vs 184 lbs Around 30% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Younger 34 years vs 40 years 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Zikic on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Saki’s defensive skills
Predictions For
James
Zikic
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Zikic has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Zikic has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Zikic is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Saki on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Zikic’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gokhan
Saki
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Saki is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Saki is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Saki 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 Zikic 7.5
fighter Saki 7.4
Great submissions by Zikic
Round 1 Feb 27, 2011 vs Punshon
Round 3 May 10, 2008 vs Glunder
Round 1 Feb 02, 1999 vs Jhun

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Zikic 7.8
fighter Saki 7.5
Fast finishes by Zikic
195 seconds Feb 27, 2011 vs Punshon
300 seconds Apr 07, 2002 vs Schroeder
220 seconds Feb 02, 1999 vs Jhun
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 11, 2004CFC 1
team
VS
team
XR0 KO
XR2 KO
1,5001,724
1,4781,745
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Zikic
legend Saki
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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