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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ngannou vs Cisse

1,612

CageRank

WINNER
Cisse

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
75% chance Cisse
WILL WIN

1,800

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Zoumana Cisse
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.4 vs 7.8 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.4 vs 7.8 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 8.3 vs 7.8 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Francis Ngannou
A lot taller 193 cm vs 180 cm More than 5% taller
Significantly better submission offense 7.5 vs 7.0 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Cisse on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ngannou’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Zoumana
Cisse
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cisse has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Cisse has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Cisse is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Ngannou on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cisse’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Francis
Ngannou
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ngannou is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Ngannou is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Ngannou is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Cisse 7.8
fighter Ngannou 7.4
Great knockouts by Cisse
Round 1 Nov 30, 2013 vs Pin
Round 1 Apr 13, 2013 vs Lesot
Round 1 Mar 16, 2013 vs Renard

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Cisse 7.0
fighter Ngannou 7.5
Great submissions by Ngannou
Round 1 Dec 09, 2016 vs Hamilton
Round 1 Sep 20, 2014 vs Ngeleka
Round 1 Nov 30, 2013 vs Benzina

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Cisse 8.5
fighter Ngannou 7.7
Fast finishes by Cisse
26 seconds Nov 30, 2013 vs Pin
8 seconds Apr 13, 2013 vs Lesot
152 seconds Mar 16, 2013 vs Renard
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR2 DEC
XR3 SUB
1,5501,736
1,5251,762
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Cisse
legend Ngannou
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