UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Hall vs Romero

1,807

CageRank

WINNER
Romero

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
70% chance Romero
WILL WIN

1,955

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Yoel Romero
Significantly heavier hands 9.0 vs 7.8 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better striker 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Advantages for Uriah Hall
Much longer reach 202 cm vs 185 cm Around 10% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Younger 34 years vs 41 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 183 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 186 lbs vs 184 lbs Almost the same
Better submission offense 7.1 vs 6.6 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger takedown offense 8.2 vs 7.9 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.1 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Romero on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hall’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Yoel
Romero
In 12:09, how much damage will he do? Romero Hall
Significant Strikes63
Romero's good striking offense may be a factor against Hall's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 109 Significant Strikes in 12:09
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Romero's average takedown offense is matched by Hall's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 12:09
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Romero has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Romero is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Romero has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Hall on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Romero’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Uriah
Hall
In 12:09, how much damage will he do? Hall Romero
Significant Strikes52
Hall's average striking offense is matched by Romero's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 109 Significant Strikes in 12:09
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Hall's average takedown offense is matched by Romero's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 12:09
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hall has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Hall is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hall is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Romero 8.8
fighter Hall 8.5
Great striking by Romero
60 strikes Jan 15, 2014 vs Brunson
50 strikes Nov 06, 2013 vs Markes
12 strikes Apr 20, 2013 vs Starks

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Romero 9.0
fighter Hall 7.9
Great knockouts by Romero
Round 3 Jan 15, 2014 vs Brunson
Round 3 Nov 06, 2013 vs Markes
Round 1 Apr 20, 2013 vs Starks

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Romero 6.6
fighter Hall 7.1
Great submissions by Hall
Round 1 Feb 10, 2012 vs Akinyemi
Round 1 Jun 11, 2010 vs Carroll

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Romero 8.1
fighter Hall 7.6
Fast finishes by Romero
803 seconds Jan 15, 2014 vs Brunson
699 seconds Nov 06, 2013 vs Markes
92 seconds Apr 20, 2013 vs Starks
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Romero
legend Hall
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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