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

2,250

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
98% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,550

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anderson Silva
Much better takedown defense 9.1 vs 7.5 More than 20% better at avoiding being taken down
Better striker 9.0 vs 7.9 Around 15% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 7.8 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission defense 9.5 vs 7.6 Around 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.8 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 7.8 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.2 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Younger 41 years vs 43 years Around 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Curtis Stout
Significantly stronger takedown offense 7.7 vs 7.1 Around 10% 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 Stout’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anderson
Silva
In 3:17, how much damage will he do? Silva Stout
Significant Strikes19
Silva's excellent striking offense will dominate Stout's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 30 Significant Strikes in 3:17
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Silva's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Stout's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 2 Takedowns in 3:17
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Silva has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Silva has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Silva has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Stout on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Curtis
Stout
In 3:17, how much damage will he do? Stout Silva
Significant Strikes7
Stout's below average striking offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 30 Significant Strikes in 3:17
Below average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Stout's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 2 Takedowns in 3:17
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Stout is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Stout is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Stout 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 Stout 7.9
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

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 9.5
fighter Stout 7.8
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 Stout 6.2
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 Stout 7.8
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
December 3, 2005Cage Rage 14
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
DECX
1,9291,785
1,9591,755
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Stout
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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