UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Lombard vs Tsukumo

2,230

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Lombard

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
92% chance Lombard
WILL WIN

1,804

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Hector Lombard
Much heavier hands 9.3 vs 6.4 Around 45% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 7.4 More than 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 8.8 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.7 vs 8.6 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly stronger jaw 9.6 vs 8.8 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.1 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Yusaku Tsukumo
From what we can tell, Hector Lombard dominates Yusaku Tsukumo in every way.
Lombard on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Tsukumo’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Hector
Lombard
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lombard has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Lombard is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Lombard is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Tsukumo on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lombard’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Yusaku
Tsukumo
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Tsukumo is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Tsukumo is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Tsukumo has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Lombard 9.3
fighter Tsukumo 6.4
Great knockouts by Lombard
Round 1 Oct 19, 2013 vs Marquardt
Round 1 Dec 15, 2012 vs Palhares
Round 3 May 14, 2011 vs Vitale

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Lombard 7.4
fighter Tsukumo 7.1
Great submissions by Lombard
Round 2 Sep 03, 2011 vs Taylor
Round 1 Nov 20, 2009 vs Starnes
Round 4 Sep 12, 2008 vs Ebersole

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lombard 9.4
fighter Tsukumo 7.4
Fast finishes by Lombard
108 seconds Oct 19, 2013 vs Marquardt
218 seconds Dec 15, 2012 vs Palhares
386 seconds Sep 03, 2011 vs Taylor
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
R3 SUBX
1,7991,545
1,8181,526
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lombard
legend Tsukumo
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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