UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Askren vs Lima

2,176

CageRank

WINNER
Lima

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
54% chance Lima
WILL WIN

2,205

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Douglas Lima
Much heavier hands 9.6 vs 7.9 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.9 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
A lot taller 185 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger jaw 9.6 vs 8.9 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 9.3 vs 8.7 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 9.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 29 years vs 32 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Ben Askren
Better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Lima on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Askren’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Douglas
Lima
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lima has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Lima is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Lima is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Askren on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lima’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ben
Askren
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Askren is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Askren is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Askren has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Lima 9.6
fighter Askren 7.9
Great knockouts by Lima
Round 2 Sep 20, 2013 vs Saunders
Round 1 Feb 21, 2013 vs Baker
Round 2 Nov 12, 2011 vs Saunders

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Lima 7.5
fighter Askren 7.8
Great submissions by Askren
Round 1 Apr 15, 2010 vs Thomas
Round 1 Aug 28, 2009 vs Delanoit
Round 1 Apr 25, 2009 vs Harris

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lima 8.9
fighter Askren 8.1
Fast finishes by Lima
573 seconds Sep 20, 2013 vs Saunders
154 seconds Feb 21, 2013 vs Baker
381 seconds Nov 12, 2011 vs Saunders
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 6, 2012Bellator 64
team
VS
team
R5 DECX
XR1 KO
2,0302,098
2,0892,038
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
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