UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Njokuani vs Henderson

1,793

CageRank

WINNER
Henderson

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
94% chance Henderson
WILL WIN

2,280

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Benson Henderson
Much better submission offense 8.3 vs 5.9 More than 40% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much harder to hit 9.6 vs 8.8 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much stronger takedown offense 8.7 vs 7.5 More than 15% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.5 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.5 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better striker 9.0 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.9 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 33 years vs 36 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Anthony Njokuani
Much longer reach 192 cm vs 178 cm Around 10% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly heavier hands 7.9 vs 6.8 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
A lot taller 183 cm vs 175 cm Around 5% taller
Henderson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Njokuani’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Benson
Henderson
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Henderson Njokuani
Significant Strikes78
Henderson's excellent striking offense will dominate Njokuani's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Henderson's average takedown offense is matched by Njokuani's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Henderson is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Henderson has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Henderson has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Njokuani on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Henderson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anthony
Njokuani
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Njokuani Henderson
Significant Strikes45
Njokuani's good striking offense won't be a factor against Henderson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Njokuani's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Henderson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Njokuani is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Njokuani is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Njokuani 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 Henderson 9.0
fighter Njokuani 8.8
Great striking by Henderson
68 strikes Apr 20, 2013 vs Melendez
87 strikes Feb 26, 2012 vs Edgar
65 strikes Aug 14, 2011 vs Miller

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Henderson 8.7
fighter Njokuani 7.5
Great takedowns by Henderson
1 takedown Feb 26, 2012 vs Edgar
2 takedowns Nov 12, 2011 vs Guida
7 takedowns Aug 14, 2011 vs Miller

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Henderson 6.8
fighter Njokuani 7.9
Great knockouts by Njokuani
Round 2 Apr 20, 2013 vs Bowling
Round 1 Dec 19, 2009 vs Horodecki
Round 2 Apr 05, 2009 vs Palaszewski

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Henderson 8.3
fighter Njokuani 5.9
Great submissions by Henderson
Round 1 Apr 24, 2010 vs Cerrone
Round 3 Jan 10, 2010 vs Varner
Round 2 Jan 25, 2009 vs Njokuani

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Henderson 8.1
fighter Njokuani 7.5
Fast finishes by Henderson
117 seconds Apr 24, 2010 vs Cerrone
761 seconds Jan 10, 2010 vs Varner
342 seconds Jan 25, 2009 vs Njokuani
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 25, 2009WEC 38
team
VS
team
XR2 SUB
XR1 SUB
1,7721,773
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Henderson
legend Njokuani
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