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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Johnson vs Claveau

1,826

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Johnson

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
72% chance Johnson
WILL WIN

1,663

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Kajan Johnson
Significantly better submission defense 8.8 vs 7.9 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly heavier hands 6.8 vs 6.3 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 180 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Steve Claveau
Stronger jaw 8.4 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 8.2 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Johnson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Claveau’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
Good
Jaw
Submission
Johnson has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Johnson is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Claveau on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Johnson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Steve
Claveau
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Claveau is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Claveau has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Claveau 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 Johnson 6.8
fighter Claveau 6.3
Great knockouts by Johnson
Round 2 Nov 06, 2009 vs Russell
Round 1 Oct 11, 2008 vs Light
Round 1 Oct 15, 2005 vs Cummings

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Johnson 8.0
fighter Claveau 8.2
Great submissions by Claveau
Round 3 Nov 08, 2008 vs MacKay
Round 1 Jun 21, 2008 vs Manderson
Round 1 Feb 09, 2007 vs St. Louis

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Johnson 8.0
fighter Claveau 7.8
Fast finishes by Johnson
232 seconds Oct 07, 2011 vs Whitson
482 seconds Feb 27, 2009 vs Claveau
52 seconds Nov 08, 2008 vs Guillet
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 27, 2009XMMA 7
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
R1 SUBX
1,7601,705
1,8021,663
May 17, 2008XMMA 4
team
VS
team
XX
XR1 SUB
1,6251,628
1,6251,627
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Johnson
legend Claveau
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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