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

1,996

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Manuwa

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
94% chance Manuwa
WILL WIN

1,527

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jimi Manuwa
Much heavier hands 9.9 vs 7.6 Around 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.8 vs 7.5 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 7.3 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.6 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Reza Mahdavian
Better submission offense 6.6 vs 6.4 Almost the same
Manuwa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Mahdavian’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jimi
Manuwa
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Manuwa has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Manuwa is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Manuwa is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Mahdavian on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Manuwa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Reza
Mahdavian
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Mahdavian is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Mahdavian is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Mahdavian is unlikely to win by decision
Below 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 Mahdavian 7.6
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

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Manuwa 8.9
fighter Mahdavian 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
May 8, 2010UCMMA 12
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
1,7521,551
1,7761,527
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Manuwa
legend Mahdavian
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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