UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Taleb vs Ponzinibbio

1,818

CageRank

WINNER
Ponzinibbio

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
52% chance Ponzinibbio
WILL WIN

1,835

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Santiago Ponzinibbio
Significantly better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.5 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 30 years vs 35 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Advantages for Nordine Taleb
Taller 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Slightly heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.8 Almost the same
Ponzinibbio on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Taleb’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Santiago
Ponzinibbio
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ponzinibbio has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Ponzinibbio is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Ponzinibbio is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Taleb on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ponzinibbio’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Nordine
Taleb
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Taleb is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Taleb is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Taleb is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Ponzinibbio 7.8
fighter Taleb 8.0
Great knockouts by Taleb
Round 2 May 04, 2012 vs MacGrath
Round 2 Nov 18, 2011 vs Sell
Round 1 Jun 11, 2011 vs Salgado

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Ponzinibbio 7.3
fighter Taleb 6.5
Great submissions by Ponzinibbio
Round 1 Jun 09, 2012 vs Duarte
Round 1 Mar 02, 2012 vs Vieira
Round 0 Sep 27, 2009 vs Sosa Campi

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Ponzinibbio 8.2
fighter Taleb 7.6
Fast finishes by Ponzinibbio
158 seconds Jun 09, 2012 vs Duarte
600 seconds Dec 12, 2011 vs Dias
90 seconds Sep 17, 2011 vs Nascimento
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 19, 2017UFC Fight Night 105
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Ponzinibbio
legend Taleb
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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