UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Santore vs Lombard

1,771

CageRank

WINNER
Lombard

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
93% chance Lombard
WILL WIN

2,230

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Hector Lombard
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 8.2 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 9.6 vs 8.3 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly heavier hands 9.3 vs 8.0 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 9.0 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 39 years vs 45 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 9.7 vs 9.1 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.1 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Art Santore
Much taller 188 cm vs 175 cm More than 5% taller
Lombard on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Santore’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Hector
Lombard
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lombard has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Lombard is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Lombard has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Santore on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lombard’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Art
Santore
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Santore has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Santore is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Santore 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 Lombard 9.3
fighter Santore 8.0
Great knockouts by Lombard
Round 1 Oct 19, 2013 vs Marquardt
Round 1 Dec 15, 2012 vs Palhares
Round 3 May 14, 2011 vs Vitale

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Lombard 7.4
fighter Santore 7.1
Great submissions by Lombard
Round 2 Sep 03, 2011 vs Taylor
Round 1 Nov 20, 2009 vs Starnes
Round 4 Sep 12, 2008 vs Ebersole

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lombard 9.4
fighter Santore 8.2
Fast finishes by Lombard
108 seconds Oct 19, 2013 vs Marquardt
218 seconds Dec 15, 2012 vs Palhares
386 seconds Sep 03, 2011 vs Taylor
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 12, 2010CFC 12
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR1 KO
1,7862,091
1,7712,105
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lombard
legend Santore
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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