UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Herman vs Villante

1,990

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Herman

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
69% chance Herman
WILL WIN

1,854

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ed Herman
Much better submission offense 8.1 vs 6.8 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly harder to hit 8.5 vs 8.0 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger takedown offense 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 8.8 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.9 Almost the same
Advantages for Gian Villante
Heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.3 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Better striker 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Younger 33 years vs 38 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Longer reach 193 cm vs 191 cm Almost the same
Herman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Villante’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ed
Herman
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Herman Villante
Significant Strikes87
Herman's average striking offense may be a factor against Villante's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Herman's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Villante's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Herman is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Herman has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Herman has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Villante on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Herman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gian
Villante
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Villante Herman
Significant Strikes81
Villante's good striking offense may be a factor against Herman's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Villante's average takedown offense is matched by Herman's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Villante is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Villante is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Villante is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Herman 8.5
fighter Villante 8.8
Great striking by Villante
43 strikes Nov 16, 2013 vs Donovan
68 strikes May 19, 2012 vs Mehmen
18 strikes Jan 07, 2012 vs Smith

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Herman 8.5
fighter Villante 8.2
Great takedowns by Herman
1 takedown Aug 14, 2011 vs Noke
5 takedowns Apr 18, 2009 vs Loiseau
2 takedowns Nov 17, 2007 vs Doerksen

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Herman 7.3
fighter Villante 7.9
Great knockouts by Villante
Round 2 Nov 16, 2013 vs Donovan
Round 1 Jan 07, 2012 vs Smith
Round 1 Nov 20, 2009 vs Donald Pereira

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Herman 8.1
fighter Villante 6.8
Great submissions by Herman
Round 2 Feb 04, 2012 vs Starks
Round 1 Aug 14, 2011 vs Noke
Round 2 Aug 28, 2004 vs Ebersole

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Herman 8.1
fighter Villante 8.0
Fast finishes by Herman
255 seconds Aug 14, 2011 vs Noke
48 seconds Jun 04, 2011 vs Credeur
639 seconds Nov 17, 2007 vs Doerksen
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 27, 2018UFC Fight Night 138
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Herman
legend Villante
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