UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Manuwa vs St. Preux

1,996

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WINNER
St. Preux

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
61% chance St. Preux
WILL WIN

2,076

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WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ovince St. Preux
Much better submission offense 7.9 vs 6.4 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.4 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
A lot taller 191 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.7 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better takedown defense 8.7 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Younger 33 years vs 37 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 9.0 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Advantages for Jimi Manuwa
Much heavier hands 9.9 vs 8.1 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 8.0 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
St. Preux on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Manuwa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ovince
St. Preux
In 8:51, how much damage will he do? St. Preux Manuwa
Significant Strikes44
St. Preux's good striking offense may be a factor against Manuwa's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 80 Significant Strikes in 8:51
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
St. Preux's average takedown offense is matched by Manuwa's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:51
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
St. Preux has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
St. Preux is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
St. Preux is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Manuwa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against St. Preux’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jimi
Manuwa
In 8:51, how much damage will he do? Manuwa St. Preux
Significant Strikes45
Manuwa's good striking offense may be a factor against St. Preux's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 80 Significant Strikes in 8:51
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Manuwa's average takedown offense won't be a factor against St. Preux's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:51
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
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
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Manuwa is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter St. Preux 8.7
fighter Manuwa 8.7
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 St. Preux 8.0
fighter Manuwa 8.4
Great takedowns by Manuwa
3 takedowns Feb 16, 2013 vs Diabate

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter St. Preux 8.1
fighter Manuwa 9.9
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 St. Preux 7.9
fighter Manuwa 6.5
Great submissions by St. Preux
Round 1 Jul 22, 2011 vs Cason
Round 1 Apr 25, 2009 vs Mobley
Round 1 May 17, 2008 vs Cormier

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter St. Preux 9.0
fighter Manuwa 8.9
Fast finishes by St. Preux
127 seconds Aug 17, 2013 vs Donovan
72 seconds Jul 22, 2011 vs Cason
8 seconds Jul 24, 2010 vs Day
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 8, 2016UFC 204
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend St. Preux
legend Manuwa
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