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

1,696

CageRank

WINNER
Daley

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
86% chance Daley
WILL WIN

2,017

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Paul Daley
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 6.8 Around 40% better at knocking out good defenders
Much heavier 170 lbs vs 161 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better striker 8.7 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
A lot taller 175 cm vs 168 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.5 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 9.4 vs 8.5 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better takedown defense 8.4 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.6 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Harder to hit 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Younger 35 years vs 40 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Jean Silva
Much better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.3 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 7.6 More than 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Daley on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Paul
Daley
In 9:01, how much damage will he do? Daley Silva
Significant Strikes48
Daley's good striking offense may be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 81 Significant Strikes in 9:01
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Daley's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Silva's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:01
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Daley has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Daley is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Daley is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Daley’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jean
Silva
In 9:01, how much damage will he do? Silva Daley
Significant Strikes33
Silva's average striking offense is matched by Daley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 81 Significant Strikes in 9:01
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Silva's average takedown offense is matched by Daley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:01
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Silva is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
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
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Daley 8.7
fighter Silva 8.3
Great striking by Daley
17 strikes Dec 04, 2010 vs Smith
8 strikes Jan 02, 2010 vs Hazelett
27 strikes Sep 19, 2009 vs Kampmann

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Daley 9.5
fighter Silva 6.8
Great knockouts by Daley
Round 1 Jan 02, 2010 vs Hazelett
Round 1 Sep 19, 2009 vs Kampmann
Round 2 Dec 05, 2008 vs Alessio

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Daley 6.3
fighter Silva 7.5
Great submissions by Silva
Round 2 May 23, 2004 vs Strebendt
Round 1 Nov 02, 2003 vs Elliot
Round 2 Oct 12, 2003 vs Cooper

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Daley 8.8
fighter Silva 7.7
Fast finishes by Daley
144 seconds Jan 02, 2010 vs Hazelett
151 seconds Sep 19, 2009 vs Kampmann
438 seconds Dec 05, 2008 vs Alessio
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 4, 2006Cage Rage 15
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
R1 SUBX
1,7631,683
1,8021,645
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Daley
legend Silva
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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