UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Zingano vs Tate

1,937

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Zingano

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
65% chance Zingano
WILL WIN

1,831

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Cat Zingano
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 6.8 More than 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Much longer reach 178 cm vs 165 cm Around 10% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly better striker 8.4 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.4 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Miesha Tate
Significantly better takedown defense 8.5 vs 8.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Stronger takedown offense 9.0 vs 8.6 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Younger 32 years vs 36 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Harder to hit 8.6 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.7 Almost the same
Stronger jaw 8.4 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Zingano on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Tate’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Cat
Zingano
In 12:02, how much damage will he do? Zingano Tate
Significant Strikes52
Zingano's average striking offense is matched by Tate's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 108 Significant Strikes in 12:02
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Zingano's average takedown offense is matched by Tate's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 12:02
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Zingano has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Zingano is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Zingano is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Tate on the attack Our prediction about how she’ll perform against Zingano’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Miesha
Tate
In 12:02, how much damage will she do? Tate Zingano
Significant Strikes40
Tate's below average striking offense won't be a factor against Zingano's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 108 Significant Strikes in 12:02
Below average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Tate's good takedown offense may be a factor against Zingano's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 12:02
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on her feet
If she wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Tate is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Tate is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Tate is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Zingano 8.4
fighter Tate 7.9
Great striking by Zingano
35 strikes Apr 13, 2013 vs Tate

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Zingano 8.6
fighter Tate 9.0
Great takedowns by Tate
4 takedowns Jul 30, 2011 vs Coenen
2 takedowns Aug 13, 2010 vs Akano
3 takedowns Mar 26, 2010 vs Frausto

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Zingano 8.5
fighter Tate 6.8
Great knockouts by Zingano
Round 3 Apr 13, 2013 vs Tate
Round 3 May 14, 2011 vs Hashi
Round 2 Dec 10, 2010 vs Damm

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Zingano 7.7
fighter Tate 7.8
Great submissions by Tate
Round 3 Aug 18, 2012 vs Kedzie
Round 4 Jul 30, 2011 vs Coenen
Round 2 Mar 26, 2010 vs Frausto

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Zingano 8.0
fighter Tate 7.4
Fast finishes by Zingano
775 seconds Apr 13, 2013 vs Tate
512 seconds Oct 06, 2012 vs Pennington
517 seconds Dec 10, 2010 vs Damm
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 13, 2013TUF 17 Finale
team
VS
team
R3 KOX
R1 KOX
1,8911,866
1,9371,819
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Zingano
legend Tate
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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