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

1,965

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
70% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,818

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Erick Silva
Much better submission offense 8.3 vs 6.5 Around 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 7.6 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 9.0 vs 8.4 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Younger 33 years vs 36 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Nordine Taleb
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Taleb’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Erick
Silva
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Silva is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Silva has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Taleb on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Nordine
Taleb
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Taleb has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Taleb is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Taleb is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 7.6
fighter Taleb 8.0
Great knockouts by Taleb
Round 2 May 04, 2012 vs MacGrath
Round 2 Nov 18, 2011 vs Sell
Round 1 Jun 11, 2011 vs Salgado

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Silva 8.3
fighter Taleb 6.5
Great submissions by Silva
Round 1 Jun 08, 2013 vs High
Round 1 Jun 08, 2012 vs Brenneman
Round 3 Oct 30, 2010 vs de Freitas

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Silva 8.9
fighter Taleb 7.6
Fast finishes by Silva
71 seconds Jun 08, 2013 vs High
273 seconds Jun 08, 2012 vs Brenneman
40 seconds Aug 27, 2011 vs Ramos
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 5, 2016UFC 196
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team
XR2 KO
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Taleb
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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