UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Bermudez vs Siler

2,055

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Bermudez

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
80% chance Bermudez
WILL WIN

1,815

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dennis Bermudez
Much stronger takedown offense 8.9 vs 8.0 More than 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.6 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better takedown defense 8.7 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Better striker 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Harder to hit 8.6 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Steven Siler
Much taller 180 cm vs 168 cm Around 10% taller
Significantly longer reach 178 cm vs 168 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.6 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Bermudez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Siler’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dennis
Bermudez
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Bermudez Siler
Significant Strikes82
Bermudez's good striking offense may be a factor against Siler's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns5
Bermudez's good takedown offense may be a factor against Siler's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bermudez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Bermudez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bermudez has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Siler on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bermudez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Steven
Siler
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Siler Bermudez
Significant Strikes69
Siler's average striking offense is matched by Bermudez's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Siler's average takedown offense is matched by Bermudez's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Siler is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Siler is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Siler 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 Bermudez 8.8
fighter Siler 8.6
Great striking by Bermudez
44 strikes Nov 06, 2013 vs Siler
73 strikes May 25, 2013 vs Holloway
120 strikes Feb 23, 2013 vs Grice

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Bermudez 8.9
fighter Siler 8.0
Great takedowns by Bermudez
6 takedowns Nov 06, 2013 vs Siler
4 takedowns May 25, 2013 vs Holloway
8 takedowns May 05, 2012 vs Garza

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bermudez 7.3
fighter Siler 6.6
Great knockouts by Bermudez
Round 1 Mar 12, 2010 vs Gurley
Round 1 Feb 07, 2010 vs Maciel de Oliveira
Round 1 Nov 06, 2009 vs Connor

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Bermudez 7.5
fighter Siler 7.8
Great submissions by Siler
Round 1 Jun 22, 2012 vs Gambino
Round 1 Feb 20, 2009 vs Mamalis
Round 2 May 17, 2008 vs Marx

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bermudez 7.6
fighter Siler 8.1
Fast finishes by Siler
50 seconds Aug 17, 2013 vs Thomas Brown
167 seconds Jun 22, 2012 vs Gambino
85 seconds Feb 20, 2009 vs Mamalis
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
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team
R3 DECX
XR2 SUB
1,8812,017
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bermudez
legend Siler
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