UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Abdurakhimov vs Johnson

1,945

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Abdurakhimov

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
73% chance Abdurakhimov
WILL WIN

1,774

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Shamil Abdurakhimov
Significantly better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.6 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 8.2 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.7 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Timothy Johnson
Significantly better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.2 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 33 years vs 37 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly fast finishes 8.4 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Abdurakhimov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Johnson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Shamil
Abdurakhimov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Abdurakhimov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Abdurakhimov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Abdurakhimov has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Johnson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Abdurakhimov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Timothy
Johnson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Johnson is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Johnson has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Johnson is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Abdurakhimov 7.9
fighter Johnson 7.7
Great knockouts by Abdurakhimov
Round 1 Mar 11, 2011 vs Oliveira
Round 3 Oct 22, 2010 vs Thierry Sokoudjou
Round 1 Apr 23, 2010 vs Abdulmuslimov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Abdurakhimov 7.2
fighter Johnson 8.1
Great submissions by Johnson
Round 1 Oct 26, 2013 vs Hough
Round 1 Mar 23, 2013 vs Lamb
Round 1 Nov 17, 2012 vs DeZee

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Abdurakhimov 8.2
fighter Johnson 8.4
Fast finishes by Johnson
476 seconds Jan 11, 2014 vs Heden
296 seconds Oct 26, 2013 vs Hough
143 seconds Oct 30, 2010 vs Willey
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 4, 2015UFC Fight Night 63
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Abdurakhimov
legend Johnson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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