UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Figueira da Silva vs Santos

1,384

CageRank

WINNER
Santos

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
85% chance Santos
WILL WIN

1,679

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Thiago Santos
Much heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Much taller 188 cm vs 170 cm More than 10% taller
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 6.7 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 8.3 vs 6.9 More than 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly heavier hands 7.8 vs 6.7 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 7.9 vs 6.5 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 7.9 vs 7.3 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Denis Figueira da Silva
Better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.5 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Santos on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Figueira da Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thiago
Santos
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Santos has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Santos is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Santos is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Figueira da Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Santos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Denis
Figueira da Silva
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Figueira da Silva is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Figueira da Silva is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Figueira da Silva 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 Santos 7.8
fighter Figueira da Silva 6.7
Great knockouts by Santos
Round 1 Jul 27, 2012 vs Figueira da Silva
Round 1 Aug 13, 2011 vs Braga
Round 2 Apr 16, 2011 vs Barreiro

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Santos 7.8
fighter Figueira da Silva 6.7
Fast finishes by Santos
29 seconds Jun 27, 2015 vs Bosse
770 seconds Dec 17, 2011 vs Souza
413 seconds Apr 16, 2011 vs Barreiro
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR2 KO
1,4951,657
1,4671,685
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Santos
legend Figueira da Silva
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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