UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Gono vs Lombard

1,804

CageRank

WINNER
Lombard

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
92% chance Lombard
WILL WIN

2,230

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Hector Lombard
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 6.8 Around 40% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 9.3 vs 6.4 Around 45% better at knocking out good defenders
Much stronger jaw 9.6 vs 8.3 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better striker 8.9 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 9.4 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier 184 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Longer reach 180 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Younger 39 years vs 43 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger takedown offense 8.3 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Advantages for Akihiro Gono
Better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Harder to hit 8.7 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Lombard on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Gono’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Hector
Lombard
In 9:51, how much damage will he do? Lombard Gono
Significant Strikes51
Lombard's good striking offense may be a factor against Gono's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 89 Significant Strikes in 9:51
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Lombard's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Gono's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:51
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lombard has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Lombard is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Lombard is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Gono on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lombard’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Akihiro
Gono
In 9:51, how much damage will he do? Gono Lombard
Significant Strikes41
Gono's average striking offense is matched by Lombard's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 89 Significant Strikes in 9:51
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Gono's average takedown offense is matched by Lombard's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:51
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Gono is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Gono is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Gono is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Lombard 8.9
fighter Gono 8.4
Great striking by Lombard
10 strikes Oct 19, 2013 vs Marquardt
24 strikes Dec 15, 2012 vs Palhares

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Lombard 9.3
fighter Gono 6.4
Great knockouts by Lombard
Round 1 Oct 19, 2013 vs Marquardt
Round 1 Dec 15, 2012 vs Palhares
Round 3 May 14, 2011 vs Vitale

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Lombard 7.4
fighter Gono 7.4
Great submissions by Lombard
Round 2 Sep 03, 2011 vs Taylor
Round 1 Nov 20, 2009 vs Starnes
Round 4 Sep 12, 2008 vs Ebersole

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lombard 9.4
fighter Gono 6.8
Fast finishes by Lombard
108 seconds Oct 19, 2013 vs Marquardt
218 seconds Dec 15, 2012 vs Palhares
386 seconds Sep 03, 2011 vs Taylor
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 4, 2006Pride - Bushido 11
team
VS
team
R2 DECX
DECX
1,9361,707
1,9581,686
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lombard
legend Gono
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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