UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Nicholson vs Hermansson

1,543

CageRank

WINNER
Hermansson

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
86% chance Hermansson
WILL WIN

1,857

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jack Hermansson
Significantly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.6 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission defense 8.2 vs 7.2 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly heavier hands 8.3 vs 7.4 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.5 vs 7.5 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Alex Nicholson
A lot taller 193 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Slightly younger 27 years vs 29 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Hermansson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nicholson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jack
Hermansson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hermansson has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Hermansson has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Hermansson is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Nicholson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hermansson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alex
Nicholson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nicholson is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Nicholson is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Nicholson 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 Hermansson 8.3
fighter Nicholson 7.4
Great knockouts by Hermansson
Round 1 Sep 08, 2011 vs Ling
Round 2 Apr 24, 2011 vs Arish
Round 3 Jul 17, 2010 vs Greig

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hermansson 7.2
fighter Nicholson 7.2
Great submissions by Hermansson
Round 1 Aug 01, 2015 vs Vemola
Round 4 Jun 07, 2014 vs Paraisy
Round 1 Nov 20, 2010 vs Farquharson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hermansson 7.8
fighter Nicholson 7.6
Fast finishes by Hermansson
210 seconds Sep 08, 2011 vs Ling
399 seconds Apr 24, 2011 vs Arish
646 seconds Jul 17, 2010 vs Greig
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hermansson
legend Nicholson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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