UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Hester vs Lima

1,943

CageRank

WINNER
Lima

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
82% chance Lima
WILL WIN

2,205

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Douglas Lima
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 7.7 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 9.6 vs 8.5 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.7 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger jaw 9.6 vs 8.6 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 8.8 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 9.3 vs 8.5 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Clint Hester
Heavier 205 lbs vs 169 lbs More than 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Lima on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hester’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Douglas
Lima
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lima has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Lima is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Lima is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Hester on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lima’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Clint
Hester
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hester has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hester is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hester is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Lima 9.6
fighter Hester 8.5
Great knockouts by Lima
Round 2 Sep 20, 2013 vs Saunders
Round 1 Feb 21, 2013 vs Baker
Round 2 Nov 12, 2011 vs Saunders

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Lima 7.5
fighter Hester 6.7
Great submissions by Lima
Round 3 Nov 12, 2010 vs Juarez
Round 2 Sep 10, 2010 vs Ford
Round 1 Jul 14, 2007 vs Nuno

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lima 8.9
fighter Hester 7.7
Fast finishes by Lima
573 seconds Sep 20, 2013 vs Saunders
154 seconds Feb 21, 2013 vs Baker
381 seconds Nov 12, 2011 vs Saunders
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
XR2 SUB
1,6661,743
1,6271,782
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lima
legend Hester
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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