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

2,050

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Volkov

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
83% chance Volkov
WILL WIN

1,774

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Alexander Volkov
Significantly better submission defense 8.8 vs 7.6 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
A lot taller 201 cm vs 191 cm More than 5% taller
Significantly heavier hands 8.9 vs 7.7 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.2 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.3 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 28 years vs 32 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Timothy Johnson
Much better submission offense 8.1 vs 6.4 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly heavier 264 lbs vs 239 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Volkov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Johnson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alexander
Volkov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Volkov has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Volkov is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Volkov is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Johnson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Volkov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Timothy
Johnson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Johnson is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Johnson has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Johnson is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Volkov 8.9
fighter Johnson 7.7
Great knockouts by Volkov
Round 2 Nov 09, 2012 vs Kappke de Queiroz
Round 1 Nov 20, 2011 vs Abdulkerimov
Round 1 Aug 05, 2011 vs Karadjov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Volkov 6.4
fighter Johnson 8.1
Great submissions by Johnson
Round 1 Oct 26, 2013 vs Hough
Round 1 Mar 23, 2013 vs Lamb
Round 1 Nov 17, 2012 vs DeZee

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Volkov 8.7
fighter Johnson 8.4
Fast finishes by Volkov
599 seconds Nov 09, 2012 vs Kappke de Queiroz
60 seconds Nov 20, 2011 vs Abdulkerimov
161 seconds Aug 05, 2011 vs Karadjov
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 19, 2016UFC Fight Night 99
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Volkov
legend Johnson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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