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

1,963

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Almeida

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
76% chance Almeida
WILL WIN

1,766

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Thomas Almeida
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.4 Around 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.0 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission defense 8.7 vs 8.1 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Younger 26 years vs 29 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Valdines Silva
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 6.5 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 175 cm vs 170 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 144 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Almeida on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thomas
Almeida
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Almeida has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Almeida is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Almeida is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Almeida’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Valdines
Silva
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Silva is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Silva has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Almeida 9.5
fighter Silva 7.4
Great knockouts by Almeida
Round 1 Jul 13, 2013 vs Silva
Round 1 Jul 04, 2013 vs Alexandre
Round 1 May 05, 2012 vs Pridonik

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Almeida 6.5
fighter Silva 8.0
Great submissions by Silva
Round 1 May 23, 2013 vs Silva
Round 1 Oct 18, 2012 vs Barbosa Salustino
Round 2 Nov 10, 2011 vs Miguel da Costa Dantas

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Almeida 8.8
fighter Silva 8.1
Fast finishes by Almeida
271 seconds Dec 06, 2013 vs Pacurariu
166 seconds Jul 13, 2013 vs Silva
81 seconds May 05, 2012 vs Pridonik
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
1,8281,737
1,8651,700
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Almeida
legend Silva
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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