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

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WINNER
Khabilov

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
73% chance Khabilov
WILL WIN

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WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rustam Khabilov
Significantly heavier hands 7.6 vs 6.8 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.0 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 31 years vs 34 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 8.6 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Kajan Johnson
Significantly better submission offense 8.0 vs 7.0 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
A lot taller 180 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Khabilov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Johnson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rustam
Khabilov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Khabilov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Khabilov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Khabilov 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 Khabilov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kajan
Johnson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Johnson is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
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
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Khabilov 7.6
fighter Johnson 6.8
Great knockouts by Khabilov
Round 1 Apr 27, 2013 vs Medeiros
Round 1 Dec 15, 2012 vs Pichel
Round 1 Aug 16, 2009 vs Duran

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Khabilov 7.0
fighter Johnson 8.0
Great submissions by Johnson
Round 1 Oct 07, 2011 vs Whitson
Round 2 Feb 27, 2009 vs Claveau
Round 1 Nov 08, 2008 vs Guillet

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Khabilov 8.1
fighter Johnson 8.0
Fast finishes by Khabilov
152 seconds Apr 27, 2013 vs Medeiros
135 seconds Dec 15, 2012 vs Pichel
8 seconds Aug 16, 2009 vs Duran
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Khabilov
legend Johnson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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