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

1,645

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Silva

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
82% chance Silva
WILL WIN

1,386

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Paulo Silva
Much better submission defense 7.8 vs 6.4 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 7.8 vs 6.4 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.9 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.0 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 178 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Advantages for Welber Ribeiro
Significantly heavier hands 7.0 vs 6.5 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Silva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ribeiro’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Paulo
Silva
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Silva is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Silva has a chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Silva has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Ribeiro on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Silva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Welber
Ribeiro
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ribeiro is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Ribeiro has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Ribeiro has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Silva 7.3
fighter Ribeiro 6.9
Great submissions by Silva
Round 1 Sep 15, 2012 vs Ribeiro
Round 2 May 12, 2012 vs Almeida

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Silva 7.0
fighter Ribeiro 7.0
Fast finishes by Ribeiro
470 seconds Dec 15, 2012 vs Lima
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R2 SUBX
1,5091,450
1,5511,408
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Silva
legend Ribeiro
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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