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

2,200

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Johnson

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
87% chance Johnson
WILL WIN

1,875

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Demetrious Johnson
Much longer winning streak 12 fights vs 6 fights 2x longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Significantly better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.5 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly heavier hands 7.2 vs 6.7 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 9.2 vs 8.6 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.7 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Ray Borg
Much better submission offense 8.8 vs 7.9 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 24 years vs 31 years Around 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 163 cm vs 160 cm Almost the same
Johnson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Borg’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Demetrious
Johnson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Johnson is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Johnson is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Johnson has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Borg on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Johnson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ray
Borg
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Borg is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Borg has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Borg 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 Johnson 7.2
fighter Borg 6.7
Great knockouts by Johnson
Round 1 Dec 14, 2013 vs Benavidez
Round 1 Feb 10, 2010 vs Brock
Round 1 Jul 29, 2006 vs Ulrich

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Johnson 7.9
fighter Borg 8.8
Great submissions by Borg
Round 2 Nov 23, 2013 vs Saudino
Round 1 Aug 11, 2012 vs Perez
Round 1 Mar 10, 2012 vs Taylor

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Johnson 7.7
fighter Borg 8.5
Fast finishes by Borg
562 seconds Nov 23, 2013 vs Saudino
181 seconds Aug 11, 2012 vs Perez
54 seconds Mar 10, 2012 vs Taylor
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Johnson
legend Borg
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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