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

2,250

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
88% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,897

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anderson Silva
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 6.5 More than 45% better at knocking out good defenders
Better striker 9.0 vs 7.7 Around 20% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Much better takedown defense 9.1 vs 7.8 More than 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly longer reach 197 cm vs 188 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly fast finishes 9.4 vs 8.7 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Harder to hit 9.2 vs 9.1 Almost the same
Advantages for Jeremy Horn
Much better submission offense 9.2 vs 7.4 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger takedown offense 8.1 vs 7.1 Around 15% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Stronger jaw 9.5 vs 8.9 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 186 lbs vs 184 lbs Almost the same
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Horn’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anderson
Silva
In 10:24, how much damage will he do? Silva Horn
Significant Strikes49
Silva's excellent striking offense will dominate Horn's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 94 Significant Strikes in 10:24
Excellent
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Silva's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Horn's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:24
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
Horn on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jeremy
Horn
In 10:24, how much damage will he do? Horn Silva
Significant Strikes18
Horn's poor striking offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 94 Significant Strikes in 10:24
Poor
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Horn's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:24
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Horn is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Horn has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Horn 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 Horn 7.7
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 Horn 8.1
Great takedowns by Horn
2 takedowns Sep 06, 2003 vs Griffin
8 takedowns Jun 23, 2002 vs Yvel
1 takedown Sep 22, 2000 vs Jackson

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 9.5
fighter Horn 6.5
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 Horn 9.2
Great submissions by Horn
Round 2 May 27, 2006 vs Sonnen
Round 1 Apr 29, 2005 vs Burkman
Round 1 Feb 28, 2004 vs Loiseau

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Silva 9.4
fighter Horn 8.7
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
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
XR2 SUB
1,8422,076
1,9221,997
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Horn
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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