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

1,820

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Holm

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
76% chance Holm
WILL WIN

1,617

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Holly Holm
Much heavier hands 8.9 vs 7.7 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.1 vs 7.5 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.0 vs 7.5 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 173 cm vs 165 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 8.0 vs 7.7 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier 144 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Valentina Shevchenko
Significantly better submission offense 7.2 vs 6.6 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 29 years vs 35 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Holm on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Shevchenko’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Holly
Holm
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Holm has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Holm is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Holm has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Shevchenko on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Holm’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Valentina
Shevchenko
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Shevchenko has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Shevchenko is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Shevchenko is unlikely to win by decision
Below 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 Shevchenko 7.7
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 Shevchenko 7.2
Great submissions by Shevchenko
Round 1 Mar 03, 2006 vs Nemtsova
Round 1 Jul 09, 2005 vs Aeh Kim
Round 1 Dec 03, 2003 vs Choi Kim

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Holm 7.5
fighter Shevchenko 7.8
Fast finishes by Shevchenko
50 seconds Dec 18, 2013 vs Orellana
71 seconds Mar 03, 2006 vs Nemtsova
69 seconds Jul 09, 2005 vs Aeh Kim
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 23, 2016UFC on Fox 20
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Holm
legend Shevchenko
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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