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

2,250

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
99% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,391

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anderson Silva
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.0 More than 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 7.3 Around 30% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission defense 9.5 vs 6.7 More than 40% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 7.4 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 8.9 vs 7.6 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.5 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 188 cm vs 178 cm More than 5% taller
Advantages for Waldir dos Anjos
Heavier 202 lbs vs 184 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against dos Anjos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anderson
Silva
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 chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
dos Anjos on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Waldir
dos Anjos
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
dos Anjos is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
dos Anjos is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
dos Anjos is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 9.5
fighter dos Anjos 7.0
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 dos Anjos 6.5
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 dos Anjos 7.3
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 20, 2003CF 1 - Conquista Fight 1
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 SUBX
1,8361,372
1,8421,365
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend dos Anjos
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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