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

1,958

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
da Silva

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
91% chance da Silva
WILL WIN

1,561

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jussier da Silva
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 6.7 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.3 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission defense 8.8 vs 7.9 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Ralph Alves
Significantly heavier hands 6.8 vs 6.3 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 168 cm vs 165 cm Almost the same
Younger 30 years vs 32 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
da Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Alves’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
Good
Jaw
Submission
da Silva has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
da Silva has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Alves on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against da Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ralph
Alves
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Alves is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Alves is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Alves 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 Alves 6.8
Great knockouts by Alves
Round 1 Sep 13, 2014 vs Henrique
Round 1 Jan 29, 2011 vs Couto
Round 1 Jan 26, 2008 vs Didi

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter da Silva 8.5
fighter Alves 6.7
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 Alves 7.3
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 30, 2008Shooto - Brazil 8
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
DECX
1,7001,686
1,7481,638
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend da Silva
legend Alves
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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