UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Bermudez vs Lamas

2,055

CageRank

WINNER
Lamas

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
58% chance Lamas
WILL WIN

2,112

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WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ricardo Lamas
Much longer reach 180 cm vs 168 cm Around 10% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.3 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Harder to hit 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Taller 173 cm vs 168 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.6 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.7 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Dennis Bermudez
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.9 vs 8.3 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly better striker 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Younger 30 years vs 35 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly better takedown defense 8.7 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Slightly stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.4 Almost the same
Lamas on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bermudez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ricardo
Lamas
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Lamas Bermudez
Significant Strikes64
Lamas's average striking offense is matched by Bermudez's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Lamas's average takedown offense is matched by Bermudez's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lamas is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Lamas is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Lamas has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Bermudez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lamas’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dennis
Bermudez
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Bermudez Lamas
Significant Strikes66
Bermudez's good striking offense is matched by Lamas's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Bermudez's good takedown offense may be a factor against Lamas's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bermudez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Bermudez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bermudez has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Lamas 8.4
fighter Bermudez 8.8
Great striking by Bermudez
44 strikes Nov 06, 2013 vs Siler
73 strikes May 25, 2013 vs Holloway
120 strikes Feb 23, 2013 vs Grice

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Lamas 8.3
fighter Bermudez 8.9
Great takedowns by Bermudez
6 takedowns Nov 06, 2013 vs Siler
4 takedowns May 25, 2013 vs Holloway
8 takedowns May 05, 2012 vs Garza

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Lamas 8.0
fighter Bermudez 7.3
Great knockouts by Lamas
Round 2 Jan 26, 2013 vs Koch
Round 1 Jun 26, 2011 vs Grice
Round 1 Mar 06, 2010 vs Casimir

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Lamas 7.4
fighter Bermudez 7.5
Great submissions by Bermudez
Round 1 Aug 11, 2012 vs Hayden
Round 2 Feb 06, 2010 vs Seipel
Round 1 Aug 15, 2009 vs Taylor

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lamas 8.1
fighter Bermudez 7.6
Fast finishes by Lamas
452 seconds Jan 26, 2013 vs Koch
436 seconds Nov 12, 2011 vs Swanson
223 seconds Mar 06, 2010 vs Casimir
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 15, 2014UFC 180
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lamas
legend Bermudez
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