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

2,250

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WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
98% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,546

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anderson Silva
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.4 Around 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 7.6 Around 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 7.3 Around 30% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.5 vs 7.7 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.2 More than 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much taller 188 cm vs 165 cm Around 15% taller
Much better takedown defense 9.1 vs 7.9 Around 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Much stronger jaw 8.9 vs 7.7 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.6 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better striker 9.0 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Heavier 184 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Claudionor da Silva Fontinelle
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
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against da Silva Fontinelle’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anderson
Silva
In 1:55, how much damage will he do? Silva da Silva Fontinelle
Significant Strikes12
Silva's excellent striking offense will dominate da Silva Fontinelle's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 17 Significant Strikes in 1:55
Excellent
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Silva's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against da Silva Fontinelle's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 1 Takedowns in 1:55
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Silva has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Silva has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
da Silva Fontinelle on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Claudionor
da Silva Fontinelle
In 1:55, how much damage will he do? da Silva Fontinelle Silva
Significant Strikes6
da Silva Fontinelle's average striking offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 17 Significant Strikes in 1:55
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
da Silva Fontinelle's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 1 Takedowns in 1:55
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
da Silva Fontinelle is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
da Silva Fontinelle is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
da Silva Fontinelle 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 da Silva Fontinelle 8.4
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 da Silva Fontinelle 7.4
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 da Silva Fontinelle 6.6
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 da Silva Fontinelle 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
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 16, 2000Meca - World Vale Tudo 4
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R1 KOX
1,5791,576
1,6291,526
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend da Silva Fontinelle
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