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By the Numbers: Fight Night Boston

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Current ranking of TJ Dillashaw on the UFC pound-for-pound list

5.81
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by current UFC bantamweight champion Dillashaw, best in UFC/WEC bantamweight history and 4th best in UFC history (min. 5 fights)

100+
Significant strikes landed by Dillashaw in four consecutive UFC fights, only UFC fighter to do so

117
Significant strikes landed by by Dillashaw against Renan Barao en route to a fourth round KO/TKO at UFC on FOX: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2

695
Significant strikes landed by Dillashaw inside the Octagon, 3rd most in UFC/WEC bantamweight history

5
Finishes by Dillashaw, 3rd most in UFC/WEC bantamweight history

5
Knockdowns by Dillashaw, 3rd most in UFC/WEC bantamweight competition
 


0
Takedowns given up by Dillashaw by stuffing all 19 of his UFC opponents’ attempts

1
Current ranking of Dominick Cruz as a UFC bantamweight

10
Wins by the first UFC and the final WEC bantamweight champion, tied for most in UFC/WEC bantamweight history

1092
Days between then UFC bantamweight champion Cruz’s unanimous decision win over Demetrious Johnson in October 2011 and the former champ’s most recent win over Takeya Mizugaki in September 2014

61
Seconds it took for “The Dominator” to score a knockout of Mizugaki and a Performance of the Night bonus at UFC 178

477
Days between Cruz’s win over Mizugaki and his upcoming title shot against current UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw

577
Significant strikes landed by The Dominator, 5th most in UFC/WEC bantamweight history

921
Total strikes landed by Cruz, 4th most in UFC/WEC bantamweight history

43
Takedowns by Cruz, most in UFC/WEC bantamweight history

10
Takedowns by Cruz against Demetrious Johnson, tied for most takedowns in a UFC/WEC bantamweight fight

55.8
Takedown accuracy percentage by Cruz, 5th in UFC/WEC bantamweight competition

3.81
Takedowns per 15 minutes landed rate by The Dominator, 2nd best in UFC/WEC bantamweight competition (min. 5 fights) behind Demetrious Johnson’s 4.0

83.3
Takedown defense percentage by Cruz, 3rd best in UFC/WEC bantamweight history (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)

76.5
Significant striking defense percentage by Cruz, best among active UFC/WEC bantamweights and 2nd best in UFC/WEC bantamweight history (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.) Charlie Valencia 77.8%

1
Current ranking of Anthony Pettis as a UFC lightweight

80
Finishing rate percentage by the final WEC lightweight champ and former UFC lightweight champ - 5 subs and 3 KO/TKOs

164
UFC event where “Showtime” submitted Benson Henderson at 4:41 in the first round to claim the UFC lightweight belt

181
UFC event where then UFC lightweight champion Pettis submitted Gilbert Melendez by guillotine choke in the second round, first fighter to ever finish Melendez

4
Submission wins by Pettis from bottom position in UFC/WEC, tied for 2nd most with Frank Mir for most submission wins from bottom in UFC/WEC history behind Nate Diaz’s 5

13
Submission attempts by Pettis in UFC/WEC

46
Percentage of those attempts have come from bottom position

137
Seconds it took for Pettis to score a head kick KO of Danny Castillo at WEC 47 earning Knockout of the Night

81
Seconds it took for Pettis to score a head kick KO of Joe Lauzon at UFC 144 earning Knockout of the Night

155
Seconds it took for Pettis to score a body kick KO of Donald Cerrone at UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Dodson earning Knockout of the Night

7
Post-fight bonuses by Showtime in UFC/WEC - 3x Knockout of the Night, 2x Submission of the Night, 1x Fight of the Night and 1x Performance of the Night
 


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Current ranking of Eddie Alvarez as a UFC lightweight

188
UFC event where, most recently, Alvarez earned a hard-fought split-decision win over Gilbert Melendez

3
Fight win streak by Alvarez including two first round KO/TKOs heading into his Octagon debut at UFC 178 against Donald Cerrone

80.8
Finishing rate percentage by Alvarez across his 26 career wins

13
Of Alvarez’s 21 career finishes occurred in the first round

14
KO/TKOs by Alvarez in his pro career

7
Submission wins by Alvarez in his pro career

5
Of those career submissions by Alvarez were via choke

10
Consecutive wins/finishes by Alvarez via punches to start his pro career

100
Percentage of Melendez and Cerrone’s combined 6 takedown attempts that Alvarez successfully stuffed inside the Octagon

0
Dollars won by the two different bullies Alvarez faced on Bully Beatdown

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