UFC 174: "Johnson vs. Bagautinov," which is set to go down inside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, this Sat. night (June 14, 2014), features the first-ever 125-pound main event pitting reigning flyweight titleholder Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson against Ali "Puncher King" Bagautinov.
Who has the upper hand, according to FOX Sports 1 analysts Kenny Florian and recently-retired Chael Sonnen?
Check out their "Strikezone" stats below.
443 significant strikes (most in flyweight division)
40 takedowns since 2011 (most in UFC)
Keys to victory: Footwork, mix it up, take Bagautinov down
90-percent of his strikes land to head/body (UFC average: 83 percent)
3.5 takedowns per 15 minutes (UFC average 1.9)
Keys to victory: Control the range, land the takedown, slow Johnson down
Sonnen's pick: Johnson
Florian's pick: Johnson
Not looking good for the Dagestani.
For a closer look at UFC 174 (full fight card here) check out a special extended video preview for "Johnson vs. Bagautinov" here. Live results and play-by-play for this weekend's mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza can be found here.