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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Sursa vs Silva

1,737

CageRank

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
84% chance Silva
WILL WIN

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CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Thiago Silva
Much heavier hands 8.9 vs 7.1 More than 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.9 vs 7.9 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.2 vs 8.4 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 9.2 vs 8.5 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.7 vs 8.0 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Marcus Sursa
Much better submission offense 8.3 vs 6.9 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sursa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thiago
Silva
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
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Sursa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Marcus
Sursa
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sursa is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Sursa has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Sursa is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Silva 8.9
fighter Sursa 7.1
Great knockouts by Silva
Round 1 Jun 08, 2013 vs Cavalcante
Round 1 Aug 29, 2009 vs Jardine
Round 2 Sep 08, 2007 vs Drwal

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Silva 6.9
fighter Sursa 8.3
Great submissions by Sursa
Round 3 Apr 27, 2013 vs Schambari
Round 1 Feb 27, 2010 vs Bell
Round 2 Jul 18, 2009 vs Shivers

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Silva 8.9
fighter Sursa 7.9
Fast finishes by Silva
269 seconds Jun 08, 2013 vs Cavalcante
95 seconds Aug 29, 2009 vs Jardine
144 seconds May 24, 2008 vs Mendes
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Sursa
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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