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

2,250

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
90% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,876

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anderson Silva
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.2 More than 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better takedown defense 9.1 vs 7.7 Around 20% better at avoiding being taken down
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 8.4 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better striker 9.0 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Much better submission defense 9.5 vs 8.1 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly longer reach 197 cm vs 182 cm Around 10% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
A lot taller 188 cm vs 175 cm More than 5% taller
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.6 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier 184 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.9 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Advantages for Fabricio Camoes
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
Significantly better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.4 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 38 years vs 41 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Camoes’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anderson
Silva
In 6:29, how much damage will he do? Silva Camoes
Significant Strikes33
Silva's excellent striking offense will dominate Camoes's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 58 Significant Strikes in 6:29
Excellent
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Silva's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Camoes's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 6:29
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Below 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
Good
Resistance
Decision
Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Camoes on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fabricio
Camoes
In 6:29, how much damage will he do? Camoes Silva
Significant Strikes17
Camoes's average striking offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 58 Significant Strikes in 6:29
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Camoes's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 6:29
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Camoes is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Camoes has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Camoes 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 Camoes 8.2
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 Camoes 8.4
Great takedowns by Camoes
1 takedown Jan 20, 2012 vs Hayden

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 9.5
fighter Camoes 7.2
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 Camoes 8.1
Great submissions by Camoes
Round 1 Jan 20, 2012 vs Hayden
Round 1 May 15, 2009 vs Taylor
Round 1 Oct 07, 2006 vs Silva

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Silva 9.4
fighter Camoes 8.5
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
R1 KOX
XR2 KO
1,5001,550
1,5571,493
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Camoes
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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