UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Howard vs Williams

1,564

CageRank

WINNER
Williams

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
81% chance Williams
WILL WIN

1,817

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Tim Williams
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 7.1 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much heavier 184 lbs vs 178 lbs Around 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Significantly fast finishes 7.9 vs 6.9 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
A lot taller 188 cm vs 173 cm Around 10% taller
Significantly younger 32 years vs 43 years More than 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Significantly better submission defense 8.3 vs 7.1 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.5 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.4 vs 7.7 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Tiawan Howard
Stronger jaw 8.4 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Williams on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Howard’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tim
Williams
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Williams is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Williams has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Williams is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Howard on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Williams’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tiawan
Howard
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Howard is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Howard is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Howard is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Williams 7.3
fighter Howard 6.5
Great knockouts by Williams
Round 3 Oct 16, 2013 vs Velickovic
Round 3 Apr 16, 2011 vs Gusmao
Round 3 Dec 03, 2010 vs Bastress

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Williams 8.5
fighter Howard 7.1
Great submissions by Williams
Round 3 Jun 22, 2013 vs Faunce
Round 1 Jun 30, 2012 vs Rumsey
Round 1 Jun 11, 2010 vs Howard

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Williams 8.0
fighter Howard 6.9
Fast finishes by Williams
700 seconds Jun 22, 2013 vs Faunce
185 seconds Jun 30, 2012 vs Rumsey
616 seconds Apr 16, 2011 vs Gusmao
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR1 SUB
1,6431,674
1,5971,720
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Williams
legend Howard
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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