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

2,230

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Lombard

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
88% chance Lombard
WILL WIN

1,887

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Hector Lombard
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 7.1 More than 30% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 9.3 vs 7.3 More than 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 9.7 vs 8.3 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 8.6 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better takedown defense 8.6 vs 7.8 More than 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly better striker 8.9 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 9.6 vs 8.7 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.9 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Neil Magny
Much longer reach 206 cm vs 180 cm Around 15% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Much taller 191 cm vs 175 cm Around 10% taller
Significantly younger 29 years vs 38 years Around 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger takedown offense 8.5 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Lombard on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Magny’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Hector
Lombard
In 6:32, how much damage will he do? Lombard Magny
Significant Strikes35
Lombard's good striking offense may be a factor against Magny's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 59 Significant Strikes in 6:32
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Lombard's average takedown offense may be a factor against Magny's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 6:32
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Below 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 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
Magny on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lombard’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Neil
Magny
In 6:32, how much damage will he do? Magny Lombard
Significant Strikes28
Magny's average striking offense is matched by Lombard's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 59 Significant Strikes in 6:32
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Magny's average takedown offense is matched by Lombard's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 6:32
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Magny is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Magny is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Magny has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
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 Magny 8.4
Great striking by Lombard
10 strikes Oct 19, 2013 vs Marquardt
24 strikes Dec 15, 2012 vs Palhares

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Lombard 8.3
fighter Magny 8.5
Great takedowns by Magny
4 takedowns Feb 23, 2013 vs Manley

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Lombard 9.3
fighter Magny 7.4
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 Magny 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 Magny 7.1
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
March 19, 2016UFC Fight Night 85
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lombard
legend Magny
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