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

2,230

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Lombard

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
94% chance Lombard
WILL WIN

1,760

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Hector Lombard
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 8.2 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 9.3 vs 7.9 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 8.6 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.7 vs 8.4 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much stronger jaw 9.6 vs 8.6 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly taller 175 cm vs 173 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Jae-Young Kim
Younger 33 years vs 39 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Lombard on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kim’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 has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Kim on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lombard’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jae-Young
Kim
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kim is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kim is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kim is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
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 Kim 7.9
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 Kim 6.9
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 Kim 8.2
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
DECX
1,7171,585
1,7491,553
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lombard
legend Kim
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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