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

2,230

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Lombard

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
87% chance Lombard
WILL WIN

1,903

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Hector Lombard
Much better submission defense 9.7 vs 7.5 Around 30% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 8.2 Around 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 8.1 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.3 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly heavier hands 9.3 vs 8.4 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 9.6 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better striker 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Stronger takedown offense 8.3 vs 8.1 Almost the same
Advantages for James Te-Huna
Much longer reach 193 cm vs 180 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
A lot taller 185 cm vs 175 cm More than 5% taller
Harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Younger 35 years vs 39 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Lombard on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Te-Huna’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Hector
Lombard
In 4:36, how much damage will he do? Lombard Te-Huna
Significant Strikes23
Lombard's good striking offense may be a factor against Te-Huna's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 41 Significant Strikes in 4:36
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Lombard's average takedown offense is matched by Te-Huna's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 3 Takedowns in 4:36
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
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 has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Lombard is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Te-Huna on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lombard’s defensive skills
Predictions For
James
Te-Huna
In 4:36, how much damage will he do? Te-Huna Lombard
Significant Strikes22
Te-Huna's good striking offense may be a factor against Lombard's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 41 Significant Strikes in 4:36
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Te-Huna's average takedown offense is matched by Lombard's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 3 Takedowns in 4:36
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Te-Huna has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Te-Huna is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Te-Huna is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Lombard 8.9
fighter Te-Huna 8.6
Great striking by Lombard
10 strikes Oct 19, 2013 vs Marquardt
24 strikes Dec 15, 2012 vs Palhares

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Lombard 9.3
fighter Te-Huna 8.4
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 Te-Huna 6.3
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 Te-Huna 8.1
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
R1 SUBX
R3 SUBX
1,7661,648
1,7991,615
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lombard
legend Te-Huna
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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