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

1,996

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Manuwa

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
53% chance Manuwa
WILL WIN

1,976

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jimi Manuwa
Much heavier hands 9.9 vs 8.1 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much longer reach 202 cm vs 185 cm Around 10% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly fast finishes 8.8 vs 8.0 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 8.0 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Advantages for Ryan Jimmo
Stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.4 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 188 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 9.2 vs 8.7 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better takedown defense 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Slightly younger 35 years vs 37 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Manuwa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Jimmo’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jimi
Manuwa
In 11:20, how much damage will he do? Manuwa Jimmo
Significant Strikes53
Manuwa's good striking offense may be a factor against Jimmo's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 102 Significant Strikes in 11:20
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Manuwa's average takedown offense is matched by Jimmo's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:20
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
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Manuwa is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Jimmo on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Manuwa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ryan
Jimmo
In 11:20, how much damage will he do? Jimmo Manuwa
Significant Strikes57
Jimmo's good striking offense may be a factor against Manuwa's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 102 Significant Strikes in 11:20
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Jimmo's average takedown offense is matched by Manuwa's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:20
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Jimmo has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Jimmo is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Jimmo 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 Manuwa 8.7
fighter Jimmo 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 Manuwa 8.4
fighter Jimmo 8.0
Great takedowns by Manuwa
3 takedowns Feb 16, 2013 vs Diabate

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Manuwa 9.9
fighter Jimmo 8.1
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 Jimmo 6.5
Great submissions by Jimmo
Round 1 Feb 22, 2008 vs Zellner
Round 1 Nov 23, 2007 vs Goetz

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Manuwa 8.9
fighter Jimmo 8.1
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
October 26, 2013UFC Fight Night 30
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
XDEC
1,9732,055
2,0351,993
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Manuwa
legend Jimmo
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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