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

1,820

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Holm

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
71% chance Holm
WILL WIN

1,667

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Holly Holm
Much heavier hands 8.9 vs 6.5 More than 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.5 vs 7.3 Almost the same
Heavier 144 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly taller 173 cm vs 170 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Raquel Pennington
Much better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.6 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.0 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 30 years vs 36 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 8.1 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.2 vs 8.0 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Holm on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pennington’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Holly
Holm
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Holm has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Holm is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Holm has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Pennington on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Holm’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
Good
Jaw
Submission
Pennington is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Pennington is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Holm 9.0
fighter Pennington 6.5
Great knockouts by Holm
Round 2 Jul 19, 2013 vs Jones
Round 3 Sep 09, 2011 vs Finney
Round 2 Mar 04, 2011 vs Domke

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Holm 6.6
fighter Pennington 7.3
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 Holm 7.5
fighter Pennington 7.3
Fast finishes by Holm
442 seconds Jul 19, 2013 vs Jones
482 seconds Feb 28, 2013 vs Merrill
538 seconds Mar 04, 2011 vs Domke
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 28, 2015UFC 184
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Holm
legend Pennington
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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