UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ward vs Simon

1,473

CageRank

WINNER
Simon

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
79% chance Simon
WILL WIN

1,703

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ricky Simon
Much stronger jaw 7.8 vs 6.8 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 7.8 vs 6.8 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 7.8 vs 7.1 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier hands 7.7 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.7 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Kendall Ward
Much better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.5 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Simon on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ward’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ricky
Simon
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Simon has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Simon is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Simon has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Ward on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Simon’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kendall
Ward
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ward has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Ward has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Ward 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 Simon 7.7
fighter Ward 7.4
Great knockouts by Simon
Round 1 Jan 24, 2015 vs Mark
Round 1 Apr 19, 2014 vs Ward
Round 1 Jan 18, 2014 vs Eastman

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Simon 7.7
fighter Ward 7.4
Fast finishes by Simon
55 seconds Jan 24, 2015 vs Mark
49 seconds Apr 19, 2014 vs Ward
94 seconds Jan 18, 2014 vs Eastman
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
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XR1 KO
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Simon
legend Ward
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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