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

1,958

CageRank

WINNER
Makovsky

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
61% chance Makovsky
WILL WIN

2,033

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Zach Makovsky
Much stronger takedown offense 9.0 vs 8.4 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Harder to hit 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Heavier hands 6.6 vs 6.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better striker 8.3 vs 8.1 Almost the same
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.5 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Jussier da Silva
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.2 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 7.6 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 165 cm vs 163 cm Almost the same
Younger 33 years vs 35 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Slightly better takedown defense 8.4 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Makovsky on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against da Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Zach
Makovsky
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Makovsky da Silva
Significant Strikes65
Makovsky's average striking offense is matched by da Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Makovsky's good takedown offense may be a factor against da Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Makovsky is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Makovsky is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Makovsky has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
da Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Makovsky’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jussier
da Silva
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? da Silva Makovsky
Significant Strikes50
da Silva's average striking offense is matched by Makovsky's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
da Silva's average takedown offense is matched by Makovsky's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
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 reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
da Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Makovsky 8.3
fighter da Silva 8.1
Great striking by Makovsky
34 strikes Feb 22, 2014 vs Sampo
26 strikes Dec 14, 2013 vs Jorgensen

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Makovsky 9.0
fighter da Silva 8.4
Great takedowns by Makovsky
5 takedowns Feb 22, 2014 vs Sampo
6 takedowns Dec 14, 2013 vs Jorgensen

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Makovsky 6.6
fighter da Silva 6.3
Great knockouts by Makovsky
Round 3 Apr 16, 2011 vs Robichaux

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Makovsky 7.6
fighter da Silva 8.5
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 Makovsky 7.2
fighter da Silva 8.0
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
August 16, 2014UFC Fight Night 47
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Makovsky
legend da Silva
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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