UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - da Silva vs William Costa

1,958

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
da Silva

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
83% chance da Silva
WILL WIN

1,678

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jussier da Silva
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 7.0 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.2 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 165 cm vs 160 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Michael William Costa
Significantly stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 6.7 vs 6.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.5 Almost the same
da Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against William Costa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jussier
da Silva
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
da Silva is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
da Silva has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
da Silva has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
William Costa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against da Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
William Costa
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
William Costa is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
William Costa is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
William Costa is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter da Silva 6.3
fighter William Costa 6.7
Great knockouts by William Costa
Round 3 May 17, 2014 vs Nascimento
Round 1 Oct 20, 2010 vs Borges

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter da Silva 8.5
fighter William Costa 7.0
Great submissions by da Silva
Round 1 Dec 15, 2011 vs Favacho dos Santos
Round 1 Aug 30, 2008 vs Alves
Round 1 Mar 09, 2008 vs Maria Tome

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter da Silva 8.0
fighter William Costa 7.2
Fast finishes by da Silva
232 seconds Dec 15, 2011 vs Favacho dos Santos
106 seconds Aug 30, 2008 vs Alves
221 seconds Mar 09, 2008 vs Maria Tome
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
DECX
1,9031,635
1,9211,617
November 29, 2008Shooto - Brazil 9
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
R2 SUBX
1,7481,662
1,7851,624
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend da Silva
legend William Costa
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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