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

1,889

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Burns

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
59% chance Burns
WILL WIN

1,827

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Gilbert Burns
Much heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Much heavier hands 8.0 vs 6.2 Around 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.3 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 178 cm vs 175 cm Almost the same
Better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Paulo Goncalves Silva
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Burns on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Goncalves Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gilbert
Burns
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Burns has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Burns is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Burns is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Goncalves Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Burns’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Paulo
Goncalves Silva
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Goncalves Silva is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Goncalves Silva is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Goncalves Silva is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Burns 8.0
fighter Goncalves Silva 6.2
Great knockouts by Burns
Round 1 May 02, 2014 vs Teixeira
Round 1 Dec 05, 2013 vs Goncalves Silva
Round 1 Aug 04, 2012 vs Roberto

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Burns 7.8
fighter Goncalves Silva 7.5
Great submissions by Burns
Round 1 Jul 27, 2012 vs Bohrer
Round 1 Jun 15, 2012 vs dos Santos
Round 1 Jan 28, 2012 vs Salgado

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Burns 8.6
fighter Goncalves Silva 7.3
Fast finishes by Burns
297 seconds Dec 05, 2013 vs Goncalves Silva
119 seconds Jul 27, 2012 vs Bohrer
160 seconds Jan 28, 2012 vs Salgado
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
XDEC
1,7061,831
1,7731,764
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Burns
legend Goncalves Silva
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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