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

2,205

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Lima

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
99% chance Lima
WILL WIN

1,289

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Douglas Lima
Much heavier hands 9.6 vs 6.5 Around 50% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 6.1 Around 60% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 6.6 More than 35% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 9.6 vs 6.8 More than 40% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission defense 9.3 vs 7.4 More than 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.1 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much younger 29 years vs 43 years Around 35% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
A lot taller 185 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 169 lbs vs 166 lbs Almost the same
Advantages for Joshua Hancock
From what we can tell, Douglas Lima dominates Joshua Hancock in every way.
Lima on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hancock’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Douglas
Lima
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lima has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Lima has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Lima is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Hancock on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lima’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joshua
Hancock
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hancock is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hancock is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hancock 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 Hancock 6.5
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 Hancock 6.1
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 Hancock 6.6
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
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R3 SUBX
1,6541,271
1,6641,261
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lima
legend Hancock
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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