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

2,250

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
97% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,617

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anderson Silva
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.1 Around 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 7.5 More than 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.0 Around 15% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 7.9 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 8.9 vs 7.7 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission defense 9.5 vs 8.1 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly better striker 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly better takedown defense 9.1 vs 8.4 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Heavier 184 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Taller 188 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Younger 41 years vs 45 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Tony Fryklund
Stronger takedown offense 7.5 vs 7.1 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Fryklund’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anderson
Silva
In 3:30, how much damage will he do? Silva Fryklund
Significant Strikes24
Silva's excellent striking offense will dominate Fryklund's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 32 Significant Strikes in 3:30
Excellent
Striking
vs
Poor
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Silva's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Fryklund's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 2 Takedowns in 3:30
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Silva has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Silva is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Fryklund on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tony
Fryklund
In 3:30, how much damage will he do? Fryklund Silva
Significant Strikes11
Fryklund's average striking offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 32 Significant Strikes in 3:30
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Fryklund's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 2 Takedowns in 3:30
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Fryklund is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Fryklund is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Fryklund is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Silva 9.0
fighter Fryklund 8.5
Great striking by Silva
15 strikes Jul 07, 2012 vs Sonnen
43 strikes Aug 27, 2011 vs Okami
31 strikes Oct 14, 2006 vs Franklin

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Silva 7.1
fighter Fryklund 7.5
Great takedowns by Fryklund
1 takedown Jul 27, 1997 vs Chappell

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 9.5
fighter Fryklund 7.1
Great knockouts by Silva
Round 2 Jul 07, 2012 vs Sonnen
Round 2 Aug 27, 2011 vs Okami
Round 2 Oct 20, 2007 vs Franklin

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Silva 7.4
fighter Fryklund 7.4
Great submissions by Fryklund
Round 2 Apr 12, 2003 vs Ebersole
Round 2 Dec 15, 2001 vs Armendarez
Round 2 Jun 23, 2001 vs Custer

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Silva 9.4
fighter Fryklund 7.5
Fast finishes by Silva
415 seconds Jul 07, 2012 vs Sonnen
424 seconds Aug 27, 2011 vs Okami
179 seconds Oct 14, 2006 vs Franklin
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 22, 2006Cage Rage 16
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
1,9061,699
1,9291,675
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Fryklund
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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