UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Manuwa vs Kingsbury

1,996

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Manuwa

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
84% chance Manuwa
WILL WIN

1,713

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jimi Manuwa
Much heavier hands 9.9 vs 7.1 Around 40% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.8 vs 7.4 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Harder to hit 8.6 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Better striker 8.7 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.3 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Kyle Kingsbury
A lot taller 193 cm vs 183 cm More than 5% taller
Better takedown defense 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.4 Almost the same
Slightly younger 34 years vs 36 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly better submission offense 6.6 vs 6.4 Almost the same
Manuwa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kingsbury’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jimi
Manuwa
In 9:12, how much damage will he do? Manuwa Kingsbury
Significant Strikes54
Manuwa's good striking offense may be a factor against Kingsbury's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 83 Significant Strikes in 9:12
Good
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Manuwa's average takedown offense is matched by Kingsbury's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:12
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Manuwa has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Manuwa is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Manuwa is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Kingsbury on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Manuwa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kyle
Kingsbury
In 9:12, how much damage will he do? Kingsbury Manuwa
Significant Strikes44
Kingsbury's average striking offense is matched by Manuwa's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 83 Significant Strikes in 9:12
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Kingsbury's average takedown offense is matched by Manuwa's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:12
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kingsbury is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kingsbury is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kingsbury 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 Manuwa 8.7
fighter Kingsbury 8.6
Great striking by Manuwa
48 strikes Oct 26, 2013 vs Jimmo
18 strikes Feb 16, 2013 vs Diabate
53 strikes Sep 29, 2012 vs Kingsbury

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Manuwa 8.4
fighter Kingsbury 8.4
Great takedowns by Manuwa
3 takedowns Feb 16, 2013 vs Diabate

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Manuwa 9.9
fighter Kingsbury 7.1
Great knockouts by Manuwa
Round 2 Oct 26, 2013 vs Jimmo
Round 1 Feb 16, 2013 vs Diabate
Round 2 Sep 29, 2012 vs Kingsbury

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Manuwa 6.5
fighter Kingsbury 6.6
Great submissions by Kingsbury
Round 1 Mar 10, 2007 vs McLeroy
Round 1 Dec 02, 2006 vs Batastini

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Manuwa 8.9
fighter Kingsbury 7.4
Fast finishes by Manuwa
581 seconds Oct 26, 2013 vs Jimmo
300 seconds Feb 16, 2013 vs Diabate
188 seconds Aug 07, 2010 vs Petrescu
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
September 29, 2012UFC on Fuel TV 5
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
R2 KOX
1,8851,808
1,9241,769
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Manuwa
legend Kingsbury
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