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

1,373

CageRank

WINNER
Pennington

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
85% chance Pennington
WILL WIN

1,667

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Raquel Pennington
Much stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.5 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much younger 30 years vs 42 years Around 30% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Significantly better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.3 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 7.4 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly fast finishes 7.3 vs 6.6 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 134 lbs vs 133 lbs Almost the same
Better submission defense 8.2 vs 7.9 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Kim Couture
Taller 173 cm vs 170 cm Almost the same
Pennington on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Couture’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Raquel
Pennington
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pennington is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Pennington is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Pennington has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Couture on the attack Our prediction about how she’ll perform against Pennington’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kim
Couture
If she wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Couture is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Couture is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Couture is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Pennington 6.5
fighter Couture 6.6
Great knockouts by Couture
Round 1 Mar 27, 2010 vs Vizcarra
Round 1 Nov 21, 2008 vs Kvokov
Round 3 Apr 05, 2008 vs Cruz

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Pennington 7.3
fighter Couture 6.3
Great submissions by Pennington
Round 2 Aug 12, 2011 vs Denny
Round 1 Jan 21, 2011 vs Aldrich
Round 1 Jun 20, 2009 vs Hampton

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Pennington 7.3
fighter Couture 6.6
Fast finishes by Pennington
232 seconds Sep 08, 2012 vs Pa'aluhi
419 seconds Aug 12, 2011 vs Denny
104 seconds Jan 21, 2011 vs Aldrich
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 3, 2012MFP - Vengeance
team
VS
team
XR2 KO
XR2 SUB
1,4051,717
1,3911,731
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Pennington
legend Couture
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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