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By The Numbers: Fight Night Austin

Breaking down Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson card By The Numbers...
Saturday, the Octagon is in Austin, Texas for the featherweight clash between Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson. But before UFC Fight Night begins, let’s take a look at the card By The Numbers.

9
Octagon events in Texas including this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson

1529
Days between this weekend’s event in Austin and the Octagon’s previous Austin appearance at UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Palhares

3
Current ranking of Frankie “The Answer” Edgar as a UFC featherweight

4:45:25
Total fight time by Edgar inside the Octagon, 4th most in UFC history

998
Significant strikes landed by The Answer, 3rd most in UFC history behind Michael Bisping’s 1,079 and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre’s 1,254

767
Significant strikes landed by Edgar at 155 pounds, 2nd most in UFC lightweight history behind Sam Stout’s 965

61>
Significant strikes landed by The Answer in each of his last eight UFC bouts

42
Takedowns by Edgar at 155 pounds, 3rd most in UFC lightweight history

2>
Takedowns by Edgar in each of his three UFC featherweight bouts, Edgar is the first fighter to score two takedowns on current UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo

71.8
Significant striking defense by The Answer at 155 pounds, 3rd best in UFC lightweight history (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.)

19
The Ultimate Fighter finale where Edgar finished his trilogy with B.J. Penn by scoring a third round TKO in July

2
Current ranking of Cub Swanson as a UFC featherweight

2:37:46
Total fight time by Swanson in UFC/WEC featherweight competition, 4th most in UFC/WEC featherweight competition

11
Wins by Swanson as a UFC/WEC featherweight, tied for 2nd most with Chad Mendes in UFC/WEC featherweight history

6
Wins in a row by Swanson inside the Octagon, 2nd longest active win streak in the UFC featherweight division behind current division champ Aldo

4
Of Swanson’s wins are by KO/TKO, tied for 2nd most in UFC/WEC featherweight competition behind Aldo’s 9

2
Fight of the Night bonuses earned in a row by Swanson in his third round TKO of Dennis Siver at UFC 162 and his unanimous decision over Jeremy Stephens in June

540
Significant strikes landed by Swanson in UFC/WEC combined

75.7
Percentage of those sig. strikes landed were at distance by Swanson, 5th largest proportion among active UFC/WEC featherweights (min. 350 att.)

56.3
Takedown accuracy percentage by Swanson, 2nd best in UFC/WEC featherweight history behind Hatsu Hioki’s 57.1% (min. 5 fights and 20 att.)

8-1
Swanson’s record in UFC/WEC competition when he scores one or more takedowns

12
Current ranking of Edson Barboza as a UFC lightweight

4
KO/TKO stoppages stemming from kicks by Barboza including his most recent first round finish of Evan Dunham in July, only fighter in UFC history to earn more than 3 finishes via kicks

8
Knockdowns scored by Barboza, tied for 2nd most in UFC lightweight history behind Melvin Guillard’s 13

4.14
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Barboza, 8th best in UFC lightweight history

83.8
Takedown defense percentage by Barboza, 6th best among active UFC lightweights (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)

7
Current ranking of “King” Bobby Green as a UFC lightweight

8
Fight win streak by Green including 4 victories in Strikeforce followed by 4 wins inside the Octagon

156
UFC event where King made his Octagon debut with a third round rear naked choke of Jacob Volkmann, which earned Green a Submission of the Night bonus

4.4
Significant strikes landed per minute by Green across his four UFC bouts

73
Significant striking defense by King inside the Octagon

125
Pounds or flyweight division that Chico “King” Camus will be making the drop to for the first time in his 19 pro fight career

2-2, 1NC
Camus’ UFC record at 135 pounds or bantamweight

1.31
Significant strikes absorbed per minute by Camus, best rate in UFC bantamweight history (min. 5 fights)

66
Inches in height for both Camus and his opponent, Pickett, making this Camus’ first UFC bout where he is not at a multiple inch height disadvantage

11
Current ranking of Brad “One Punch” Pickett as a UFC flyweight

4
Fight of the Night bonuses for Pickett inside the Octagon against Michael McDonald, Mike Easton, Damacio Page, and former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao

7
Career KO/TKO wins by One Punch including his Knockout of the Night of Yves Jabouin

48
WEC event where Pickett defeated current UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson by unanimous decision

10
Takedowns scored by Pickett against “Mighty Mouse” in their lone clash, tied for most successful takedowns in a UFC/WEC bantamweight bout

138
Seconds it took for Alexey “The Boa Constrictor” Oliynyk to secure a scarf hold headlock to win his UFC debut in June against Anthony Hamilton

40
Career submission stoppages by Oliynyk

9
Of those subs are ezekial chokes

38
Career first round finishes by Oliynyk

3
Wins/appearances by Jared “The Big Show” Rosholt inside the Octagon

100
Takedown defense percentage by Rosholt in his three UFC bouts including stuffing five attempts by Soa Palelei

2008, 2009, 2010
Years that Rosholt earned NCAA Division I All-American honors in wrestling at Oklahoma State University

125
Collegiate wrestling wins, most by a heavyweight in Oklahoma State University history

2
Current ranking of Joseph Benavidez as a UFC flyweight

4
Knockdowns scored by Benavidez, 3rd most in UFC flyweight history

4
Stoppage wins by Benavidez as a UFC flyweight including his most recent guillotine choke of Tim Elliott at UFC 172, which Elliott used the stomping of his feet to signal he was tapping out and Benavidez won a Performance of the Night bonus

209
Significant strikes landed by Benavidez, 7th most in UFC flyweight history

2.56
Significant strikes absorbed per minute by Benavidez, 4th best in UFC flyweight history (min. 5 fights)

13
Current ranking of Dustin Ortiz as a UFC flyweight

175
Significant strikes landed by Ortiz, 9th most in UFC flyweight history

52
Significant striking accuracy by Ortiz across his four UFC bouts

10
Takedowns by Ortiz, 8th most in UFC flyweight history

0
Times Ortiz has been finished in his 17 pro fight career

172
UFC event where Isaac Vallie-Flagg earned a Fight of the Night bonus in a war with former PRIDE lightweight champ Takanori Gomi

12
Fight unbeaten streak Vallie-Flagg enjoyed starting in October 2007 and included his Octagon debut split-decision win over Yves Edwards at UFC 156

4
Fight of the Night bonuses for Matt Wiman

14
Fights for Wiman inside the Octagon since appearing on The Ultimate Fighter 5



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