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By The Numbers: UFN London

Breaking down Saturday's UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa card By The Numbers...
UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. ManuwaThis Saturday, UFC Fight Pass subscribers will get an Octagonside seat as Alexander Gustafsson faces off against Jimi Manuwa in a meeting of light heavyweight contenders. But before the fights begin in London, let’s take a look at the card By The Numbers.

15
Octagon events in the UK including UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa, the 6th show in London


7
UFC wins for top-contending Swedish striker Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson


5
Straight wins by stoppage to kick-off Gustafsson’s Octagon career, 6th most finish wins in UFC light heavyweight history


41
Seconds for “The Mauler” to knockout Jared Hamman at UFC 105<br>

165
UFC event where Gustafsson challenged UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones in the Fight of the Year and, quite possibly, the best title fight in company history


244
Combined significant strikes between Jones and Gustafsson, most in UFC light heavyweight history and 2nd most in a UFC championship fight to Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit’s 256 sig. strikes at UFC 143


4.11
The rate that “The Mauler” lands significant strikes per minute, the fifth highest rate among active UFC light heavyweights (min. 5 fights)


86.7
Percentage for Gustafsson’s takedown defense after successfully defending 26 of 30 takedowns inside the Octagon, 7th best rate among active UFC fighters.


14
Wins/finishes for Nigerian-English knockout artist Jimi “Poster Boy” Manuwa


13
KO/TKOs


10
Stoppages in the first round


4.82
Significant strikes landed per minute by Manuwa


64
Percentage of significant strikes landed by “Poster Boy” inside the Octagon, UFC average is 42%


42.9
Percentage of those significant strikes landed in the clinch by Manuwa, UFC average is 20.3%


2
Consecutive wins in the UFC due to injury for Manuwa against Ryan Jimmo and Cyrille Diabate


1
Other fighter in UFC history to do this same rare feat, The Ultimate Fighter 4 alum Pete Spratt who defeated Robbie Lawler and Jeremy Jackson due to injury


100
Percentage of Manuwa’s bouts in his native England


22
Trips into the Octagon for Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard with this bout against Michael Johnson, 7th most appearances in company history


2005
Year that Guillard made his UFC debut against Marcus Davis following their stints on The Ultimate Fighter 2<br>

0
Fighters in UFC history that are lightweights or lighter that have competed more inside than the Octagon than “The Young Assassin”


6:16
Guillard’s average fight time, 4th shortest in UFC lightweight history


11
Wins at 155 pounds are the 3rd most in UFC history, Jim Miller has 12 and Gleison Tibau has 13


13
Knockdowns in the UFC for Guillard is most in lightweight division history, 3rd most in UFC history after Chuck Liddell’s 14 and Anderson Silva’s 17


7
KO wins in the UFC for “The Young Assassin”, most in lightweight history


10
Octagon appearances for Michael “The Menace” Johnson


12
The Ultimate Fighter season Johnson was a finalist


8
Knockdowns by “The Menace” inside the Octagon, tied with Yves Edwards for 2nd most in UFC lightweight history behind Guillard’s aforementioned 13


3.53
Significant strikes per minute rate for Johnson in the UFC


77.1
Percentage of significant strikes landed at distance for “The Menace”, UFC average 56.4%


116
Significant strikes landed by Johnson against Joe Lauzon at UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen


15
Combined submission losses for Guillard (9) and Johnson (6)


125
Pounds that England’s Brad “One Punch” Pickett will weigh-in at for the first time in his pro MMA career


84
Percentage of Pickett’s UFC bouts that have won Fight Night bonuses


270,000
Dollars Pickett has earned with 4 Fight of the Night awards and 1 Knockout of the Night


18
Finishes in Pickett’s 24 win career


11
Finishes in Ireland’s Neil “2 Tap” Seery’s 13 win career


1
Trip into the Octagon for Seery as he replaces injury withdrawn Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall


4
Fight win streak “2 Tap” is currently enjoying, with 3 stoppages


2009
Year Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson was awarded his BJJ black belt by Renzo Gracie


11
Consecutive wins for Nelson following his pro MMA debut draw


9
Wins in the first round for Nelson


2
Victories inside the Octagon for Nelson with his rear naked choke over DaMarques Johnson and his unanimous decision over Jorge Santiago


385
Days between Nelson’s past UFC appearance and his upcoming bout with Omari Akhmedov


13
Wins in Dagestan’s Omari Akhmedov’s pro MMA career


11
Consecutive wins for Akhmedov


9
Consecutive first round wins for Akhmedov including his Fight of the Night knockout win over Thiago Perpetuo in his UFC debut


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