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

1,559

CageRank

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
94% chance Silva
WILL WIN

2,031

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Thiago Silva
Much heavier hands 8.9 vs 7.3 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much stronger jaw 9.2 vs 7.3 More than 25% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 7.7 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.2 vs 7.3 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 8.7 vs 7.2 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Teddy Holder
Much better submission offense 7.8 vs 6.9 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Holder’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thiago
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 is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Holder on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Teddy
Holder
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Holder is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Holder is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Holder is unlikely to win by decision
Average
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 Holder 7.3
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 Holder 7.8
Great submissions by Holder
Round 1 Apr 13, 2012 vs Carter
Round 1 Jun 20, 2009 vs Novak

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Silva 8.9
fighter Holder 7.7
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
March 28, 2015WSOF 19
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Holder
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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