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

1,996

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Manuwa

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
82% chance Manuwa
WILL WIN

1,727

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jimi Manuwa
Much heavier hands 9.9 vs 7.5 More than 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.8 vs 7.6 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.1 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Valentino Petrescu
Significantly better submission offense 6.9 vs 6.4 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly taller 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Manuwa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Petrescu’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jimi
Manuwa
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Manuwa has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
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
Good
Scoring ability
Petrescu on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Manuwa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Valentino
Petrescu
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Petrescu is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Petrescu is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Petrescu is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Manuwa 9.9
fighter Petrescu 7.5
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 Petrescu 6.9
Great submissions by Petrescu
Round 1 Oct 09, 2010 vs Lomas
Round 1 Mar 20, 2010 vs Lomas
Round 1 Feb 24, 2007 vs Kolnaus

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Manuwa 8.9
fighter Petrescu 7.6
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
August 7, 2010UCMMA 14
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
1,7761,770
1,8251,721
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Manuwa
legend Petrescu
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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