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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Economou vs Silva

1,760

CageRank

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
83% 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 7.5 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 8.0 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.2 vs 8.9 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 9.2 vs 9.1 Almost the same
Advantages for Stav Economou
Significantly heavier 250 lbs vs 205 lbs More than 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Younger 31 years vs 35 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.9 Almost the same
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Economou’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
Average
Scoring ability
Economou on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Stav
Economou
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Economou is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Economou is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Economou is unlikely to win by decision
Below 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 Economou 7.5
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 Economou 7.0
Great submissions by Economou
Round 1 Sep 01, 2012 vs Banaitis
Round 1 Feb 04, 2012 vs Czerwinski
Round 1 Feb 06, 2010 vs Adeniran

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Silva 8.9
fighter Economou 8.0
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
April 9, 2016WFCA 17
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Economou
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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