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

2,249

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Johnson

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
71% chance Johnson
WILL WIN

2,090

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anthony Johnson
Much heavier hands 9.7 vs 8.5 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
A lot taller 188 cm vs 175 cm More than 5% taller
Significantly stronger jaw 9.5 vs 8.9 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 205 lbs vs 169 lbs More than 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Longer reach 198 cm vs 188 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Fast finishes 9.1 vs 8.9 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger takedown offense 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Slightly younger 32 years vs 34 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Tyron Woodley
Much better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.5 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.4 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better takedown defense 9.5 vs 9.2 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Johnson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Woodley’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anthony
Johnson
In 10:38, how much damage will he do? Johnson Woodley
Significant Strikes45
Johnson's good striking offense is matched by Woodley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 96 Significant Strikes in 10:38
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Johnson's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Woodley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:38
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
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 reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Woodley on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Johnson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tyron
Woodley
In 10:38, how much damage will he do? Woodley Johnson
Significant Strikes45
Woodley's good striking offense is matched by Johnson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 96 Significant Strikes in 10:38
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Woodley's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Johnson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:38
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Woodley has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Woodley is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Woodley is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Johnson 8.9
fighter Woodley 8.9
Great striking by Johnson
16 strikes Oct 01, 2011 vs Brenneman
20 strikes Mar 26, 2011 vs Hardy
10 strikes Oct 24, 2009 vs Yoshida

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Johnson 8.7
fighter Woodley 8.4
Great takedowns by Johnson
4 takedowns Dec 07, 2013 vs Kyle
4 takedowns Mar 26, 2011 vs Hardy
3 takedowns Dec 13, 2008 vs Burns

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Johnson 9.7
fighter Woodley 8.5
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 Woodley 7.7
Great submissions by Woodley
Round 1 Nov 20, 2009 vs Bears
Round 2 Sep 25, 2009 vs Light
Round 1 Jun 06, 2009 vs Woods

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Johnson 9.1
fighter Woodley 8.9
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
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Johnson
legend Woodley
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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Jhonson would KO woodley in 20 seconds
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