UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Smith vs Lagman

1,781

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Smith

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
79% chance Smith
WILL WIN

1,548

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anthony Smith
Much stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.4 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 7.6 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.3 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.7 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission defense 8.0 vs 7.3 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly better submission offense 7.5 vs 7.0 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 193 cm vs 188 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly younger 29 years vs 31 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Ben Lagman
From what we can tell, Anthony Smith dominates Ben Lagman in every way.
Smith on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lagman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anthony
Smith
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Smith has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Smith has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Smith is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Lagman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Smith’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ben
Lagman
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lagman is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Lagman is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Lagman 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 Smith 7.9
fighter Lagman 7.3
Great knockouts by Smith
Round 2 Jul 22, 2011 vs Lagman
Round 1 Jun 04, 2011 vs Schambari
Round 2 Jun 19, 2010 vs Clark

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Smith 7.5
fighter Lagman 7.0
Great submissions by Smith
Round 1 Aug 18, 2012 vs Sayers
Round 1 Apr 15, 2011 vs Gabel
Round 2 Sep 20, 2008 vs Parmelee

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Smith 8.2
fighter Lagman 7.7
Fast finishes by Smith
232 seconds Aug 18, 2012 vs Sayers
106 seconds Jun 04, 2011 vs Schambari
386 seconds Sep 20, 2008 vs Parmelee
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
R2 KOX
1,8291,657
1,8561,630
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Smith
legend Lagman
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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