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

2,230

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Lombard

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
99% chance Lombard
WILL WIN

1,501

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Hector Lombard
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 6.9 More than 35% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 9.3 vs 6.8 More than 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 7.2 Around 40% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 9.6 vs 7.1 More than 35% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission defense 9.7 vs 8.4 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.6 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Ron Verdadero
From what we can tell, Hector Lombard dominates Ron Verdadero in every way.
Lombard on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Verdadero’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Hector
Lombard
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lombard has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Lombard is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Lombard is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Verdadero on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lombard’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ron
Verdadero
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Verdadero is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Verdadero is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Verdadero is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
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 Verdadero 6.8
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 Verdadero 6.6
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 Verdadero 6.9
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
February 20, 2009CFC 7
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
1,9801,504
1,9861,498
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lombard
legend Verdadero
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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