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TUF 21 Finale: By The Numbers

Take a closer look at TUF 21 Finale in this edition of By The Numbers.
15
The Ultimate Fighter contestants have gone on to fight for a UFC title


5
The Ultimate Fighter contestants have won UFC titles - current UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, Carla Esparza, Rashad Evans, Forrest Griffin and Matt Serra


9
Current ranking of Jake Ellenberger as a UFC welterweight


24
Career finishes by “The Juggernaut” - 18 KO/TKOs, 6 subs - including his most recent north-south choke of Josh Koscheck at UFC 184, which earned Ellenberger a Performance of the Night bonus


8
Knockdowns landed by Ellenberger inside the Octagon, tied for 2nd most in UFC welterweight history behind Thiago Alves’ 11


5
KO/TKOs by The Juggernaut in the UFC, tied for 5th most in UFC welterweight history


65.3
Significant striking defense percentage by Ellenberger, 3rd best among active UFC welterweights (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.)


57.9
Takedown accuracy by The Juggernaut, 2nd best among active UFC welterweights (min. 5 fights and 20 att.) behind Ryan LaFlare’s 59.4%


87.5
Takedown defense percentage by Ellenberger, 3rd best among active UFC welterweights and 4th best in UFC welterweight history (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)


4
Consecutive wins by Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson including his most recent unanimous decision over Patrick Cote at UFC 178


5
Knockdowns landed by Thompson inside the Octagon


50
Significant striking accuracy percentage by Thompson in the UFC, 5th best among active UFC welterweights (min. 5 fights and 350 sig. att.)


39.3
Sig. strike accuracy from distance targeting his opponent’s head percentage by Wonderboy, best accuracy percentage of the sort in UFC welterweight history (min. 350 att.)


4.7
Significant strikes per minute rate by Thompson, 5th best rate in UFC welterweight history (min. 5 fights)


+1.52
Significant strikes landed per minute differential in favor of Thompson, tied for 4th best among active UFC welterweights (min. 5 fights)


77.2
Takedown defense percentage by Thompson stuffing 17 of 22 takedown attempts, UFC average is 60.5% - only Matt Brown at UFC 145 has earned a takedown thus far on Thompson


170
Pounds that Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal and Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira will be fighting at for the first time inside the Octagon against each other


12
Career finishes by Masvidal - 10 KO/TKOs, 2 submissions


5-2
UFC record by Masvidal as a UFC lightweight


5-1
Strikeforce record by Masvidal including a challenge for the Strikeforce lightweight title


4.05
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Masvidal, UFC average is 2.83


49.4
Significant strike accuracy percentage by Masvidal, 2nd best among active UFC lightweights and 6th best in UFC lightweight history


0
Number of Gamebred’s opponents (13) in either UFC or Strikeforce who have landed more than 45% of their sig. strike attempts


1.21
Sig. strike landed differential in favor of Masvidal, 5th best among active UFC lightweights (min. 5 fights)


83
Takedown defense percentage by Masvidal, 9th best in UFC lightweight history


147
UFC event where Ferreira won TUF: Brazil at middleweight


2
Knockdowns by Mutante against Sergio Moraes en route to his unanimous decision to be crowned the TUF: Brazil winner


47
Seconds it took for Ferreira to secure a guillotine choke against Thiago Santos at UFC 163


1.82
Significant strikes absorbed per minute rate by Mutante, 4th best among active UFC middleweights and 10th best in UFC middleweight history


100
Takedown defense percentage by Ferreira stuffing all 9 opponent’s takedown attempts thus far


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