UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Bisping vs Silva

2,057

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Bisping

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
61% chance Bisping
WILL WIN

1,976

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Much stronger takedown offense 8.3 vs 7.1 More than 15% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
A lot taller 188 cm vs 178 cm More than 5% taller
Significantly better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.0 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better striker 9.5 vs 9.2 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Better takedown defense 9.0 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Longer reach 192 cm vs 188 cm Almost the same
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 9.2 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 37 years vs 40 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Wanderlei Silva
Heavier hands 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 9.6 vs 9.4 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Bisping Silva
Significant Strikes97
Bisping's excellent striking offense will dominate Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Bisping's average takedown offense is matched by Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bisping has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Bisping is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bisping has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Wanderlei
Silva
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Silva Bisping
Significant Strikes78
Silva's excellent striking offense will dominate Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Silva's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Silva has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Silva is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Silva has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Bisping 9.5
fighter Silva 9.2
Great striking by Bisping
93 strikes Apr 27, 2013 vs Belcher
102 strikes Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
50 strikes Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Silva 7.1
Great takedowns by Bisping
3 takedowns Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera
3 takedowns Nov 14, 2009 vs Kang
2 takedowns Jun 07, 2008 vs Day

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bisping 8.5
fighter Silva 8.8
Great knockouts by Silva
Round 2 Mar 03, 2013 vs Stann
Round 2 Oct 31, 2004 vs Jackson
Round 1 Nov 09, 2003 vs Jackson

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Bisping 6.8
fighter Silva 6.0
Great submissions by Bisping
Round 1 Nov 26, 2005 vs Pointon
Round 1 Oct 01, 2005 vs Lovstad
Round 1 Jun 18, 2005 vs Cook

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Silva 8.4
Fast finishes by Silva
36 seconds May 24, 2008 vs Jardine
506 seconds Oct 31, 2004 vs Jackson
98 seconds Mar 25, 2001 vs Sakuraba
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 20, 2010UFC 110
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
R1 KOX
2,0431,919
1,9751,986
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