UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Honchak vs Lovato

1,956

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Honchak

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
92% chance Honchak
WILL WIN

1,535

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Barb Honchak
Much better submission defense 9.0 vs 7.5 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 7.8 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 38 years vs 40 years 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Monica Lovato
Heavier hands 7.4 vs 7.1 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.4 vs 7.2 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 125 lbs vs 124 lbs Almost the same
Honchak on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lovato’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Barb
Honchak
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Honchak is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Honchak has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Honchak has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Lovato on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Honchak’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Monica
Lovato
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lovato is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Lovato is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Lovato is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Honchak 7.1
fighter Lovato 7.4
Great knockouts by Lovato
Round 1 Jun 04, 2010 vs Hess
Round 1 May 30, 2009 vs Vasquez
Round 3 Jan 30, 2009 vs Zwicker

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Honchak 7.1
fighter Lovato 7.1
Great submissions by Lovato
Round 1 Aug 15, 2009 vs Schneider
Round 1 Aug 01, 2009 vs Zwicker

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Honchak 7.2
fighter Lovato 7.4
Fast finishes by Lovato
139 seconds Jun 04, 2010 vs Hess
268 seconds Aug 01, 2009 vs Zwicker
616 seconds Jan 30, 2009 vs Zwicker
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 28, 2009KOTC - Horsepower
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
R2 KOX
1,7411,647
1,7781,610
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Honchak
legend Lovato
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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