Fight Night Hollywood: By The Numbers

Take a closer look at Fight Night Hollywood in this edition of By The Numbers.
Current ranking of Lyoto Machida as a UFC middleweight

Knockouts by “The Dragon” stemming from a kick - Randy Couture, Mark Munoz, C.B. Dollaway - inside the Octagon, only one of five UFC fighters to do so

Knockdowns by Machida, tied for 3rd with Melvin Guillard for most knockdowns in UFC history behind Chuck Liddell’s 14 and Anderson Silva’s 17

Significant striking accuracy percentage by The Dragon across his UFC career as a middleweight and light heavyweight, UFC average is 42%

Lyoto Machida of Brazil kicks CB Dollaway of the United States in their middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event inside the Ginasio Jose Correa on December 20, 2014 in Barueri, Brazil. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC)1.56
Significant strikes absorbed per minute rate by Machida, tied for 8th best among active UFC fighters and UFC average is 2.83

Takedown defense percentage by Machida as a UFC middleweight and light heavyweight, UFC average 60.5%

Consecutive UFC main events by Machida including his upcoming bout against Yoel Romero

Current ranking of Yoel Romero as a UFC middleweight

Wins by “Soldier of God” and 0 losses inside the Octagon

Significant strike differential per minute rate by Romero, 2nd best among active UFC middlweights behind Michael Bisping’s +1.87 (min. 5 fights)

Flying knee knockouts in UFC history including Romero’s Octagon debut against Clifford Starks at UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez earning a Knockout of the Night bonus

Yoel Romero punches Tim Kennedy in their middleweight fight during the UFC 178 event inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC)3
Third round KO/TKO finishes by Romero - over Ronny Markes, Derek Brunson and Tim Kennedy - inside the Octagon, 2nd most such wins in UFC history behind Randy Couture’s 5

Knockdowns landed by Romero, tied for 4th most among active UFC middleweights

Knockdowns landed per 15 minutes of fighting by Romero, 4th best among active UFC middleweights (min. 5 fights)

Significant striking accuracy percentage by Soldier of God, UFC average is 42%

Takedowns by Romero in his last two UFC bouts against Brad Tavares (7) and Tim Kennedy (3)

Takedown defense percentage by Romero, 4th best among active UFC middlweights (min. 5 fights and 20 opp.)

Year that Romero won a silver medal in freestyle wrestling at the Olympic Games representing Cuba


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