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

2,205

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Lima

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
79% chance Lima
WILL WIN

1,974

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Douglas Lima
Much heavier hands 9.6 vs 8.3 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 9.6 vs 8.6 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 9.1 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 9.3 vs 8.9 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Michail Tsarev
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 8.9 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.5 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Lima on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Tsarev’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
Tsarev on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lima’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michail
Tsarev
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Tsarev has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Tsarev has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Tsarev is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
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 Tsarev 8.3
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 Tsarev 8.1
Great submissions by Tsarev
Round 2 Sep 28, 2012 vs Welch
Round 1 Feb 23, 2012 vs Uscola
Round 2 Dec 17, 2010 vs Abdulkhalikov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lima 8.9
fighter Tsarev 9.4
Fast finishes by Tsarev
215 seconds Nov 12, 2013 vs Andrade
39 seconds Aug 17, 2013 vs Jara
15 seconds Nov 19, 2011 vs Topalski
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 24, 2013Bellator 86
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
R1 KOX
2,0561,895
2,0841,866
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lima
legend Tsarev
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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