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

1,781

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Smith

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
94% chance Smith
WILL WIN

1,311

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anthony Smith
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 5.8 More than 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 6.5 More than 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 8.4 vs 6.3 Around 35% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 7.0 Around 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.8 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
A lot taller 193 cm vs 180 cm More than 5% taller
Advantages for Curtis Johnson
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission defense 8.2 vs 8.0 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Smith on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Johnson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anthony
Smith
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Smith has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Weak
Jaw
Submission
Smith is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Smith is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Johnson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Smith’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Curtis
Johnson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Johnson is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Johnson is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Johnson 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 Smith 7.9
fighter Johnson 5.8
Great knockouts by Smith
Round 2 Jul 22, 2011 vs Lagman
Round 1 Jun 04, 2011 vs Schambari
Round 2 Jun 19, 2010 vs Clark

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Smith 7.5
fighter Johnson 6.8
Great submissions by Smith
Round 1 Aug 18, 2012 vs Sayers
Round 1 Apr 15, 2011 vs Gabel
Round 2 Sep 20, 2008 vs Parmelee

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Smith 8.2
fighter Johnson 6.5
Fast finishes by Smith
232 seconds Aug 18, 2012 vs Sayers
106 seconds Jun 04, 2011 vs Schambari
386 seconds Sep 20, 2008 vs Parmelee
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 9, 2011CFC 6
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R3 KOX
1,8221,372
1,8291,365
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Smith
legend Johnson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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