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

1,744

CageRank

WINNER
Cirkunov

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
58% chance Cirkunov
WILL WIN

1,801

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Misha Cirkunov
Much heavier hands 7.1 vs 6.3 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.8 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.9 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 191 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Advantages for Aaron Johnson
Significantly better submission offense 8.4 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.4 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.2 vs 7.9 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Cirkunov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Johnson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Misha
Cirkunov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cirkunov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Cirkunov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Cirkunov is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Johnson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cirkunov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Aaron
Johnson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Johnson is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
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
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Cirkunov 7.1
fighter Johnson 6.3
Great knockouts by Cirkunov
Round 1 Aug 23, 2015 vs Jolly
Round 1 Mar 04, 2011 vs Francois
Round 1 Jan 30, 2010 vs Doyle

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Cirkunov 7.8
fighter Johnson 8.4
Great submissions by Johnson
Round 1 Feb 14, 2013 vs Ward
Round 1 Apr 28, 2012 vs Hammortree
Round 1 Dec 10, 2011 vs Klouse

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Cirkunov 8.2
fighter Johnson 8.4
Fast finishes by Johnson
15 seconds Feb 14, 2013 vs Ward
33 seconds Apr 28, 2012 vs Hammortree
48 seconds Dec 10, 2011 vs Klouse
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 17, 2012King of the Ring - VI
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Cirkunov
legend Johnson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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