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

1,556

CageRank

WINNER
Zingano

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
90% chance Zingano
WILL WIN

1,937

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Cat Zingano
Much heavier 134 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.2 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.4 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.4 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.5 vs 7.6 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 168 cm vs 163 cm Around 5% taller
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.7 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.5 Almost the same
Advantages for Angela Samaro
Younger 34 years vs 36 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Zingano on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Samaro’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Cat
Zingano
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Zingano has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Zingano has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Zingano is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Samaro on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Zingano’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Angela
Samaro
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Samaro is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Samaro is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Samaro 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 Zingano 8.5
fighter Samaro 7.2
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 Samaro 7.5
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 Samaro 7.7
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
January 10, 2009ROF 33
team
VS
team
XR2 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,5501,613
1,5091,654
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Zingano
legend Samaro
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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