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

2,249

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Johnson

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
95% chance Johnson
WILL WIN

1,746

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anthony Johnson
Much heavier hands 9.7 vs 7.5 Around 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.1 vs 7.5 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 9.5 vs 8.7 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.8 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Advantages for D.J. Linderman
Significantly better submission offense 7.1 vs 6.5 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly heavier 248 lbs vs 205 lbs More than 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Johnson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Linderman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anthony
Johnson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Johnson has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Johnson is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Johnson has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Linderman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Johnson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
D.J.
Linderman
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Linderman is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Linderman is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Linderman is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Johnson 9.7
fighter Linderman 7.5
Great knockouts by Johnson
Round 1 Jan 18, 2014 vs Kyle
Round 1 Nov 03, 2012 vs Linderman
Round 1 Oct 01, 2011 vs Brenneman

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Johnson 6.5
fighter Linderman 7.1
Great submissions by Linderman
Round 1 Jan 20, 2012 vs Lee
Round 1 Oct 08, 2011 vs Widler
Round 1 Jan 24, 2009 vs Cole

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Johnson 9.1
fighter Linderman 7.6
Fast finishes by Johnson
238 seconds Nov 03, 2012 vs Linderman
169 seconds Oct 01, 2011 vs Brenneman
41 seconds Oct 24, 2009 vs Yoshida
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 3, 2012WSOF 1
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
DECX
2,0501,985
2,0911,944
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Johnson
legend Linderman
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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