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

2,250

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
93% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,807

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anderson Silva
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 7.6 Around 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.8 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better takedown defense 9.1 vs 8.1 More than 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.6 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better striker 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly better submission defense 9.5 vs 8.5 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Taller 188 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.8 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.1 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Uriah Hall
Much stronger takedown offense 8.2 vs 7.1 More than 15% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly younger 32 years vs 41 years More than 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Longer reach 202 cm vs 197 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Heavier 186 lbs vs 184 lbs Almost the same
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hall’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anderson
Silva
In 7:17, how much damage will he do? Silva Hall
Significant Strikes41
Silva's excellent striking offense will dominate Hall's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 66 Significant Strikes in 7:17
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Silva's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Hall's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 7:17
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 has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Hall on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Uriah
Hall
In 7:17, how much damage will he do? Hall Silva
Significant Strikes23
Hall's average striking offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 66 Significant Strikes in 7:17
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Hall's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 7:17
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hall is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hall is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hall is unlikely to win by decision
Average
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 Hall 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

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 9.5
fighter Hall 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 Hall 7.1
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 Hall 7.6
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
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Hall
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