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

2,250

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
64% chance Silva
WILL WIN

2,150

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anderson Silva
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 8.0 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.9 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Better striker 9.0 vs 8.3 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.8 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
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 Yushin Okami
Much stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 7.1 Around 20% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better takedown defense 9.5 vs 9.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Younger 35 years vs 41 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 9.8 vs 9.5 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.5 vs 9.4 Almost the same
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Okami’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anderson
Silva
In 10:28, how much damage will he do? Silva Okami
Significant Strikes55
Silva's excellent striking offense will dominate Okami's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 94 Significant Strikes in 10:28
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Silva's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Okami's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:28
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
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
Excellent
Scoring ability
Okami on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Yushin
Okami
In 10:28, how much damage will he do? Okami Silva
Significant Strikes30
Okami's average striking offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 94 Significant Strikes in 10:28
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Okami's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:28
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Okami is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Okami is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Okami 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 Okami 8.3
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 Okami 8.4
Great takedowns by Okami
3 takedowns Mar 03, 2013 vs Lombard
1 takedown Dec 29, 2012 vs Belcher
1 takedown Nov 13, 2010 vs Marquardt

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 9.5
fighter Okami 7.9
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 Okami 7.3
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 Okami 8.0
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
August 27, 2011UFC 134
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
R1 KOX
2,3582,157
2,3822,133
January 20, 2006ROTR 8
team
VS
team
XR1 DQ
R1 KOX
1,9591,934
1,9061,988
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Okami
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