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

2,048

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
74% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,870

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Antonio Silva
Much heavier hands 8.9 vs 8.1 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly heavier 264 lbs vs 205 lbs Around 30% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Significantly better takedown defense 8.9 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.3 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.4 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 8.6 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly longer reach 208 cm vs 196 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Stronger takedown offense 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.6 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Taller 193 cm vs 191 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Mike Kyle
Slightly better striker 8.8 vs 8.7 Almost the same
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kyle’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Antonio
Silva
In 10:04, how much damage will he do? Silva Kyle
Significant Strikes47
Silva's good striking offense may be a factor against Kyle's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 91 Significant Strikes in 10:04
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Silva's average takedown offense is matched by Kyle's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:04
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
Excellent
Scoring ability
Kyle on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mike
Kyle
In 10:04, how much damage will he do? Kyle Silva
Significant Strikes50
Kyle's good striking offense may be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 91 Significant Strikes in 10:04
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Kyle's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:04
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kyle has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kyle is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kyle is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
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 Kyle 8.8
Great striking by Kyle
90 strikes Sep 10, 2011 vs Rogerio de Lima
10 strikes Feb 05, 2005 vs Irvin
13 strikes Apr 02, 2004 vs Sims

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Silva 8.1
fighter Kyle 7.7
Great takedowns by Silva
2 takedowns Feb 12, 2011 vs Emelianenko
2 takedowns May 15, 2010 vs Arlovski
1 takedown Jul 26, 2008 vs Eilers

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 8.9
fighter Kyle 8.1
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 Kyle 6.4
Great submissions by Silva
Round 1 Sep 23, 2009 vs Yorke
Round 1 Nov 10, 2007 vs Wiezorek
Round 1 May 21, 2005 vs Tchinda

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Silva 8.6
fighter Kyle 8.1
Fast finishes by Silva
625 seconds Feb 02, 2013 vs Overeem
207 seconds Oct 05, 2012 vs Browne
600 seconds Feb 12, 2011 vs Emelianenko
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
R2 KOX
2,0201,920
2,0561,884
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Kyle
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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