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

1,899

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
McGee

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
83% chance McGee
WILL WIN

1,626

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Court McGee
Better striker 9.0 vs 8.0 Around 15% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Much better takedown defense 8.7 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly better submission defense 9.1 vs 7.8 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.1 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.2 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.5 vs 7.9 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Younger 33 years vs 35 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.3 Almost the same
Advantages for DaMarques Johnson
Harder to hit 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Fast finishes 7.7 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 7.4 vs 7.1 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
McGee on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Johnson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Court
McGee
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? McGee Johnson
Significant Strikes88
McGee's excellent striking offense will dominate Johnson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns5
McGee's average takedown offense may be a factor against Johnson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
McGee is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
McGee has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
McGee is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Johnson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McGee’s defensive skills
Predictions For
DaMarques
Johnson
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Johnson McGee
Significant Strikes61
Johnson's below average striking offense won't be a factor against McGee's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Below average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Johnson's average takedown offense won't be a factor against McGee's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
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
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Johnson is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter McGee 9.0
fighter Johnson 8.0
Great striking by McGee
88 strikes Aug 28, 2013 vs Whittaker
166 strikes Feb 23, 2013 vs Neer
62 strikes Sep 17, 2011 vs Yang

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter McGee 8.5
fighter Johnson 8.0
Great takedowns by McGee
1 takedown Aug 28, 2013 vs Whittaker
2 takedowns Feb 23, 2013 vs Neer
2 takedowns Sep 17, 2011 vs Yang

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter McGee 7.1
fighter Johnson 7.4
Great knockouts by Johnson
Round 1 Nov 12, 2011 vs Harvison
Round 3 Apr 10, 2010 vs Blackburn
Round 1 Apr 05, 2008 vs Niitsuma

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter McGee 7.4
fighter Johnson 7.3
Great submissions by McGee
Round 3 Oct 23, 2010 vs Jensen
Round 2 Jun 19, 2010 vs McCray
Round 3 Jun 16, 2007 vs Johnson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter McGee 7.5
fighter Johnson 7.7
Fast finishes by Johnson
202 seconds Jan 22, 2011 vs Guymon
728 seconds Apr 10, 2010 vs Blackburn
243 seconds Dec 12, 2009 vs Garcia
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 SUBX
R1 KOX
1,6861,675
1,7341,627
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend McGee
legend Johnson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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