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

1,916

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Lewis

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
83% chance Lewis
WILL WIN

1,646

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Derrick Lewis
Much heavier 264 lbs vs 205 lbs Around 30% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.9 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.7 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 8.2 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Rakim Cleveland
Younger 29 years vs 33 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission offense 6.8 vs 6.5 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Lewis on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cleveland’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Derrick
Lewis
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lewis has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
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
Good
Scoring ability
Cleveland on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lewis’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rakim
Cleveland
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cleveland is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Cleveland is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Cleveland is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
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 Cleveland 7.9
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 Cleveland 6.8
Great submissions by Cleveland
Round 1 Sep 28, 2013 vs Breitsprecher
Round 1 Dec 01, 2012 vs McElroy
Round 2 Feb 18, 2011 vs White

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lewis 8.3
fighter Cleveland 8.1
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
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 16, 2011LFC 9
team
VS
team
R3 KOX
R2 KOX
1,6931,578
1,7271,544
November 12, 2010WG - Worldwide Gladiator
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
R2 KOX
1,6191,507
1,6531,473
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lewis
legend Cleveland
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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