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

2,164

CageRank

WINNER
Lombard

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
59% chance Lombard
WILL WIN

2,230

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Hector Lombard
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 8.8 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 9.3 vs 8.7 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 9.7 vs 9.1 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 9.6 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.2 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Alexander Shlemenko
Younger 32 years vs 39 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 180 cm vs 175 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger jaw 10.0 vs 9.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Lombard on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Shlemenko’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Hector
Lombard
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lombard has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Lombard is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Lombard is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Shlemenko on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lombard’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alexander
Shlemenko
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Shlemenko has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Shlemenko is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Shlemenko is unlikely to win by decision
Good
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 Shlemenko 8.7
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 Shlemenko 7.2
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 Shlemenko 8.8
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
October 28, 2010Bellator 34
team
VS
team
XR5 DEC
XR2 KO
2,0642,126
2,0232,167
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lombard
legend Shlemenko
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