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TUF 22 Finale: By The Numbers

Take a closer look at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Mendes in this edition of By The Numbers.
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Current ranking of Frankie Edgar as a UFC featherweight

4
Consecutive wins by “The Answer” as a UFC featherweight including his most recent unanimous decision win over Urijah Faber in May, only fighter to defeat “The California Kid” in a non-title bout

5:35:21
Total Octagon time by the former UFC lightweight champion at both 155 pounds and 145 pounds, most in UFC history

7
Fight of the Night bonuses by Edgar, tied with Diego Sanchez for most in UFC history

1,174
Significant strikes landed by Edgar inside the Octagon, 3rd most in UFC history

+1.93
Significant strike differential per minute rate in favor of Edgar, 2nd best in UFC featherweight history behind current interim UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor’s +2.43 (min. 5 fights)

61
Takedowns by Edgar, tied with Clay Guida for 3rd most in UFC history behind Gleison Tibau’s 84 and Georges St-Pierre’s 87

100
Percentage of Edgar’s four UFC featherweight fights where The Answer has scored at least 2 takedowns

24:56
Time when Edgar secured a fifth round neck crank submission of Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson, 2nd latest finish in UFC history behind current UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson’s 24:59

71.2
Significant striking defense percentage by Edgar, 4th best among active UFC fighters and 7th best in UFC history (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.)

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Current ranking of Chad Mendes as a UFC featherweight

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Wins by “Money” in UFC/WEC competition, 2nd most in UFC/WEC featherweight history behind current UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s 15

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KO/TKOs by Mendes in UFC/WEC competition, tied with Max Holloway and Conor McGregor for 2nd most in UFC/WEC featherweight history behind Aldo’s 9

49.9
Significant striking accuracy percentage by Money, 4th best in UFC/WEC featherweight history (min. 5 fights and 350 sig. att.)

68.8
Significant striking defense percentage by Mendes, 6th best in UFC/WEC featherweight history (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.)

42
Takedowns by Mendes in UFC/WEC featherweight history, most in UFC/WEC featherweight history

54.6
Takedown accuracy percentage by Mendes, 3rd best in UFC/WEC featherweight history 9min. 5 fights and 20 att.)

4.23
Takedowns per 15 minutes rate by Money, 3rd best in UFC/WEC featherweight history (min. 5 fights)

100
Takedown defense percentage by Mendes in UFC/WEC competition, stuffing all 14 takedown attempts

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Current ranking of Edson Barboza as a UFC lightweight

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Fight of the Night bonuses by “Junior” including his most recent unanimous decision win over Paul Felder at UFC on FOX: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2, tied for 3rd most in UFC history

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

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KO/TKOs by Barboza, tied for 3rd most in UFC lightweight history behind UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn’s 6 and Melvin Guillard’s 7

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KO/TKOs by Junior stemmed from kicks, tied with Donald Cerrone for most in UFC history

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Percentage of those KO/TKOs stemmed from leg kicks - Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 162 and Mike Lullo at UFC 123, only Barboza has scored two KO/TKOs via leg kicks in UFC history

1
Fighter in UFC history has earned striking stoppages via head kicks, body kicks and leg kicks - Barboza

3.85
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Barboza, 10 best among active UFC lightweights (min. 5 fights and 350 att.)

82.9
Takedown defense percentage by Junior, 9th best among active UFC lightweights (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)

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Current ranking of Tony Ferguson as a UFC lightweight

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Consecutive UFC wins by “El Cucuy”, tied with Khabib Nurmagomedov for 2nd longest active win streak in the UFC lightweight division behind Donald Cerrone’s 8

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Performance of the Night bonuses by Ferguson in his two most recent performances - a guillotine choke of Gleison Tibau in February and a unanimous decision win over Josh Thomson in July

13
Fighters have earned a UFC win with a D’Arce choke - Ferguson is one of them with his D’Arce choke over Mike Rio at UFC 166 and quickest win via D’Arce choke

79
Career finishing rate percentage by El Cucuy including 3 KO/TKOs and 3 subs inside the Octagon

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The Ultimate Fighter season Ferguson won as a lightweight

1.14
Significant strike differential landed per minute rate in favor of Ferguson, 8th best among active UFC lightweights (min. 5 fights)

69.8
Significant strike defense percentage by Ferguson, 6th best among active UFC lightweights (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.)

81.5
Takedown defense percentage by Ferguson, 10th best among active UFC lightweights (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)


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