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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Silva vs Yorke

2,048

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
76% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,849

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Antonio Silva
Much heavier hands 8.9 vs 7.4 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.3 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
A lot taller 193 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.8 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 38 years vs 41 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Jim Yorke
Significantly better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.0 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Yorke’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Antonio
Silva
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
Yorke on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jim
Yorke
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Yorke is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Yorke is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Yorke is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 8.9
fighter Yorke 7.4
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 Yorke 7.8
Great submissions by Yorke
Round 1 Jun 05, 2010 vs Cash
Round 1 Dec 10, 2004 vs Cutajar
Round 1 Nov 27, 2004 vs Distant

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Silva 8.6
fighter Yorke 8.3
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
September 23, 2009Sengoku - Tenth Battle
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R2 KOX
2,0091,781
2,0301,759
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Yorke
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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