UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Lewis vs Ngannou

1,916

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Lewis

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
85% chance Lewis
WILL WIN

1,612

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Derrick Lewis
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.3 Around 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 8.9 vs 7.8 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 7.8 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.7 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.8 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier 264 lbs vs 258 lbs Almost the same
Advantages for Francis Ngannou
Significantly better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.5 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 193 cm vs 191 cm Almost the same
Lewis on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ngannou’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Derrick
Lewis
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lewis has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Lewis is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Lewis is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Ngannou on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lewis’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
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ngannou is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ngannou 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 Lewis 9.5
fighter Ngannou 7.4
Great knockouts by Lewis
Round 3 Mar 01, 2013 vs Shivers
Round 1 Mar 30, 2012 vs Frazier
Round 2 Jul 24, 2010 vs Martinez

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Lewis 6.5
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 Lewis 8.3
fighter Ngannou 7.7
Fast finishes by Lewis
862 seconds Mar 01, 2013 vs Shivers
157 seconds Mar 30, 2012 vs Frazier
363 seconds Jul 24, 2010 vs Martinez
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lewis
legend Ngannou
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