UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Knight vs Lamas

1,689

CageRank

WINNER
Lamas

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
92% chance Lamas
WILL WIN

2,112

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ricardo Lamas
Much heavier hands 8.0 vs 6.8 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.0 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.5 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.9 Almost the same
Advantages for Jason Knight
Significantly better submission offense 8.0 vs 7.4 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly younger 25 years vs 35 years Around 30% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 178 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Lamas on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Knight’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ricardo
Lamas
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lamas is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Lamas is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Lamas has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Knight on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lamas’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jason
Knight
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Knight is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Knight is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Knight is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Lamas 8.0
fighter Knight 6.8
Great knockouts by Lamas
Round 2 Jan 26, 2013 vs Koch
Round 1 Jun 26, 2011 vs Grice
Round 1 Mar 06, 2010 vs Casimir

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Lamas 7.4
fighter Knight 8.0
Great submissions by Knight
Round 3 Feb 11, 2012 vs Hayes
Round 1 Oct 01, 2011 vs Rutherford
Round 1 Nov 07, 2009 vs Hayes

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lamas 8.1
fighter Knight 7.9
Fast finishes by Lamas
452 seconds Jan 26, 2013 vs Koch
436 seconds Nov 12, 2011 vs Swanson
223 seconds Mar 06, 2010 vs Casimir
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lamas
legend Knight
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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