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

2,205

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Lima

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
70% chance Lima
WILL WIN

2,054

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Douglas Lima
Significantly better submission defense 9.3 vs 8.4 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 8.9 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Younger 29 years vs 35 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier hands 9.6 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 9.6 vs 9.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Ryan Ford
From what we can tell, Douglas Lima dominates Ryan Ford in every way.
Lima on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ford’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
Excellent
Scoring ability
Ford on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lima’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ryan
Ford
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ford has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ford is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ford 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 Ford 9.0
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 Ford 7.6
Great submissions by Ford
Round 1 Mar 19, 2010 vs Speer
Round 1 May 09, 2008 vs Fernandes
Round 2 Feb 22, 2008 vs Spratt

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lima 8.9
fighter Ford 8.6
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
September 10, 2010MFC 26
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
XR1 SUB
1,8251,886
1,8831,827
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lima
legend Ford
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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