UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Magny vs Ponzinibbio

1,887

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Magny

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
57% chance Magny
WILL WIN

1,835

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Neil Magny
Taller 191 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Harder to hit 8.6 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger takedown offense 8.5 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Advantages for Santiago Ponzinibbio
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.1 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Magny on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ponzinibbio’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Neil
Magny
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Magny Ponzinibbio
Significant Strikes71
Magny's average striking offense is matched by Ponzinibbio's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Magny's average takedown offense is matched by Ponzinibbio's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Magny is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Magny is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Magny has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Ponzinibbio on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Magny’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Santiago
Ponzinibbio
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Ponzinibbio Magny
Significant Strikes61
Ponzinibbio's average striking offense is matched by Magny's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Ponzinibbio's average takedown offense may be a factor against Magny's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ponzinibbio is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ponzinibbio is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Ponzinibbio is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Magny 8.4
fighter Ponzinibbio 8.3
Great striking by Magny
65 strikes Feb 23, 2013 vs Manley

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Magny 8.5
fighter Ponzinibbio 8.3
Great takedowns by Magny
4 takedowns Feb 23, 2013 vs Manley

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Magny 7.4
fighter Ponzinibbio 7.8
Great knockouts by Ponzinibbio
Round 2 Dec 12, 2011 vs Dias
Round 1 Sep 17, 2011 vs Nascimento
Round 2 Apr 24, 2010 vs Inseto

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Magny 6.9
fighter Ponzinibbio 7.3
Great submissions by Ponzinibbio
Round 1 Jun 09, 2012 vs Duarte
Round 1 Mar 02, 2012 vs Vieira
Round 0 Sep 27, 2009 vs Sosa Campi

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Magny 7.1
fighter Ponzinibbio 8.2
Fast finishes by Ponzinibbio
158 seconds Jun 09, 2012 vs Duarte
600 seconds Dec 12, 2011 vs Dias
90 seconds Sep 17, 2011 vs Nascimento
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Magny
legend Ponzinibbio
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