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

2,048

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
63% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,958

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Antonio Silva
Much longer reach 208 cm vs 188 cm More than 10% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Much taller 193 cm vs 178 cm Around 10% taller
Significantly better submission defense 9.2 vs 7.9 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 38 years vs 44 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.6 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier hands 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better takedown defense 8.9 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Better striker 8.7 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.9 Almost the same
Advantages for Mark Hunt
Harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hunt’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Antonio
Silva
In 11:00, how much damage will he do? Silva Hunt
Significant Strikes45
Silva's good striking offense is matched by Hunt's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 99 Significant Strikes in 11:00
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Silva's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Hunt's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:00
Average
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 has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Hunt on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mark
Hunt
In 11:00, how much damage will he do? Hunt Silva
Significant Strikes50
Hunt's good striking offense may be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 99 Significant Strikes in 11:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Hunt's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hunt has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hunt is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hunt is unlikely to win by decision
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 Hunt 8.6
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 Hunt 8.2
Great takedowns by Hunt
1 takedown Mar 03, 2013 vs Struve
2 takedowns Sep 24, 2011 vs Rothwell
1 takedown May 05, 2006 vs Kosaka

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 8.9
fighter Hunt 8.6
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 Hunt 6.6
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 Hunt 7.8
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
November 14, 2015UFC 193
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XX
00
00
team
VS
team
XX
R2 KOX
2,0651,941
2,0481,958
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Hunt
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