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

2,250

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
77% chance Silva
WILL WIN

2,042

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anderson Silva
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.9 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 8.4 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better takedown defense 9.1 vs 7.9 More than 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Much harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.4 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.8 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better submission defense 9.5 vs 8.8 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly better striker 9.0 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Taller 188 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Longer reach 197 cm vs 191 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Patrick Cote
Stronger jaw 9.4 vs 8.9 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 37 years vs 41 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cote’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anderson
Silva
In 10:14, how much damage will he do? Silva Cote
Significant Strikes63
Silva's excellent striking offense will dominate Cote's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 92 Significant Strikes in 10:14
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Silva's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Cote's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:14
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
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
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Cote on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Patrick
Cote
In 10:14, how much damage will he do? Cote Silva
Significant Strikes37
Cote's good striking offense is matched by Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 92 Significant Strikes in 10:14
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Cote's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:14
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cote is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Cote is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Cote has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
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 Cote 8.7
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 Cote 7.2
Great takedowns by Cote
1 takedown Jun 01, 2007 vs Day
1 takedown Feb 03, 2007 vs Smith

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 9.5
fighter Cote 8.0
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 Cote 6.8
Great submissions by Silva
Round 5 Aug 07, 2010 vs Sonnen
Round 2 Mar 01, 2008 vs Henderson
Round 2 Feb 03, 2007 vs Lutter

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Silva 9.4
fighter Cote 8.4
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
October 25, 2008UFC 90
team
VS
team
R3 KOX
R2 KOX
2,2222,008
2,2441,986
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Cote
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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