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

1,937

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Zingano

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
83% chance Zingano
WILL WIN

1,667

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Cat Zingano
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 6.5 Around 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.3 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Raquel Pennington
Younger 30 years vs 36 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better takedown defense 8.2 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Taller 170 cm vs 168 cm Almost the same
Zingano on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pennington’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Cat
Zingano
In 12:00, how much damage will he do? Zingano Pennington
Significant Strikes56
Zingano's average striking offense is matched by Pennington's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 108 Significant Strikes in 12:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Zingano's average takedown offense is matched by Pennington's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 12:00
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 has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Zingano is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Pennington on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Zingano’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Raquel
Pennington
In 12:00, how much damage will he do? Pennington Zingano
Significant Strikes56
Pennington's average striking offense is matched by Zingano's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 108 Significant Strikes in 12:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Pennington's average takedown offense is matched by Zingano's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 12:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pennington is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Pennington is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Pennington 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 Pennington 8.5
Great striking by Pennington
80 strikes Nov 30, 2013 vs Modafferi

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Zingano 8.6
fighter Pennington 8.5
Great takedowns by Zingano
1 takedown Apr 13, 2013 vs Tate

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Zingano 8.5
fighter Pennington 6.5
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 Pennington 7.3
Great submissions by Zingano
Round 2 Oct 06, 2012 vs Pennington
Round 2 Jan 10, 2009 vs Samaro
Round 1 Apr 11, 2008 vs Macatol

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Zingano 8.0
fighter Pennington 7.3
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
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
R1 KOX
1,8551,757
1,8911,720
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Zingano
legend Pennington
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
comments powered by Disqus