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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Silva vs Wiezorek

2,048

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
80% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,802

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Antonio Silva
Significantly heavier hands 8.9 vs 7.5 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.0 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly better striker 8.7 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly harder to hit 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.3 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better takedown defense 8.9 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Heavier 264 lbs vs 250 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 193 cm vs 191 cm Almost the same
Slightly younger 38 years vs 40 years 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Jonathan Wiezorek
Much better submission offense 8.3 vs 7.0 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 8.1 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Wiezorek’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Antonio
Silva
In 8:32, how much damage will he do? Silva Wiezorek
Significant Strikes50
Silva's good striking offense may be a factor against Wiezorek's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 77 Significant Strikes in 8:32
Good
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Silva's average takedown offense is matched by Wiezorek's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:32
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
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
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Wiezorek on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jonathan
Wiezorek
In 8:32, how much damage will he do? Wiezorek Silva
Significant Strikes28
Wiezorek's average striking offense is matched by Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 77 Significant Strikes in 8:32
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Wiezorek's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:32
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Wiezorek is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Wiezorek has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Wiezorek is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Silva 8.7
fighter Wiezorek 8.1
Great striking by Silva
21 strikes Feb 02, 2013 vs Overeem
15 strikes Oct 05, 2012 vs Browne
28 strikes Feb 12, 2011 vs Emelianenko

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Silva 8.1
fighter Wiezorek 8.4
Great takedowns by Wiezorek
1 takedown Apr 02, 2004 vs Shipp

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 8.9
fighter Wiezorek 7.5
Great knockouts by Silva
Round 3 Feb 02, 2013 vs Overeem
Round 1 Oct 05, 2012 vs Browne
Round 2 Feb 12, 2011 vs Emelianenko

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Silva 7.0
fighter Wiezorek 8.3
Great submissions by Wiezorek
Round 1 Feb 11, 2006 vs Buchkovich
Round 2 Apr 21, 2001 vs Severn
Round 1 Jun 24, 2000 vs Wilson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Silva 8.6
fighter Wiezorek 8.7
Fast finishes by Wiezorek
350 seconds Jun 02, 2007 vs Persey
103 seconds Feb 11, 2006 vs Buchkovich
363 seconds Apr 21, 2001 vs Severn
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 10, 2007EliteXC - Renegade
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XR2 SUB
1,8141,858
1,8701,802
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Wiezorek
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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