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

2,205

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Lima

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
94% chance Lima
WILL WIN

1,716

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Douglas Lima
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 7.6 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.0 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much heavier hands 9.6 vs 8.3 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 8.4 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 9.6 vs 8.7 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission defense 9.3 vs 8.4 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 169 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Ed Nuno
From what we can tell, Douglas Lima dominates Ed Nuno in every way.
Lima on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nuno’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
Good
Resistance
Decision
Lima is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Nuno on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lima’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ed
Nuno
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nuno has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Nuno is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Nuno is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
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 Nuno 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 Nuno 6.0
Great submissions by Lima
Round 3 Nov 12, 2010 vs Juarez
Round 2 Sep 10, 2010 vs Ford
Round 1 Jul 14, 2007 vs Nuno

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lima 8.9
fighter Nuno 7.6
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
July 14, 2007XFS 6
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XR1 KO
1,6641,813
1,7341,743
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lima
legend Nuno
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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