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By The Numbers - Fight Night Ottawa

1
Current ranking of Rory MacDonald as a UFC welterweight

9
UFC wins by “The Red King”

4
Of MacDonald’s UFC wins are by finish - 2 KO/TKOs, 2 subs

100
Percentage of MacDonald’s 9 career wins outside of the UFC are by finish - 4 KO/TKOs, 5 subs

4
Post-fight bonuses by MacDonald - 3x Fight of the Night and 1x Performance of the Night

606
Significant strikes landed by MacDonald inside the Octagon, 9th most among active UFC welterweights

3.96
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by MacDonald, UFC average is 2.83

50
Takedown accuracy percentage by MacDonald, tied for 7th best among active UFC welterweights (min. 5 fights and 20 att.)

2.06
Takedown average per 15 minutes of fighting by MacDonald, UFC average is 1.75

88.9
Takedown defense percentage by MacDonald, 2nd best among active UFC welterweights behind Tyron Woodley’s 95% (min. 5 fights and 20 opp att.)

60
Percentage of MacDonald’s UFC fights have been a main event or co-main event including his upcoming bout with Thompson

2
Current ranking of Stephen Thompson as a UFC welterweight

5
KO/TKOs by “Wonderboy” inside the Octagon including his most recent first round knockout of Johny Hendricks in February, tied for 2nd most among active UFC welterweights

8
Knockdowns by Thompson, tied for 4th most in UFC welterweight history behind current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and Jake Ellenberger’s 9 and Thiago Alves’ 11

1.78
Knockdowns per 15 minutes of fighting by Thompson, 4th best knockdown rate among active UFC fighters and tied for 6th best in UFC history (min. 5 fights)

75
Percentage of Thompson’s 8 UFC opponents that he has knocked down at least one time

100
Percentage of Thompson’s last 5 UFC opponents that he has knocked down at least one time
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4.79
Significant strikes per minute rate by Thompson, 4th best among active UFC welterweights (min. 5 fights)

+1.81
Significant strikes differential per minute in favor of Thompson, 5th best among active UFC welterweights (min. 5 fights)

80
Takedown defense percentage by Thompson, 6th best among active UFC welterweights (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)

12.5
Percentage of Thompson’s 8 UFC opponents who have taken him down, also known as Matt Brown
 

4
Current ranking of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone as a UFC lightweight

170
Pounds that Cowboy will be fighting at for the second time in his 30-fight career under the Zuffa banner after securing a first round triangle choke of Alex Oliveira in February

21
Wins by Cerrone as a lightweight, most in UFC/WEC lightweight history

15
Wins by Cerrone as a lightweight inside the Octagon, 2nd most in UFC lightweight history

13
Finishes by Cerrone as a lightweight, most in UFC/WEC lightweight history

10
Finishes by Cerrone inside the Octagon (6 KO/TKOs, 4 subs), tied for 4th most in UFC history

8
Knockdowns by Cerrone, tied for 2nd most in UFC lightweight history

4
KO/TKOs by Cerrone stemming from kicks in UFC/WEC competition, tied for 2nd most knockouts via kick in UFC/WEC/PRIDE/Strikeforce history
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252
Leg kicks landed by Cerrone, most in UFC history

88.4
Takedown defense percentage by Cerrone, 2nd best in UFC lightweight history (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)

5-1
Pro record of Patrick “The Predator” Cote as a UFC welterweight

3
Consecutive wins by Cote inside the Octagon including Cote’s back-to-back knockout wins of Josh Burkman in August and, most recently, Ben Saunders in January

10
Career KO/TKOs by Cote

6
Knockdowns landed by Cote inside the Octagon

3
Post-fight bonuses by Cote - 1x Fight of the Night as a welterweight and 2x Knockout of the Night as a middleweight

4
The Ultimate Fighter season Cote was a finalist as a middleweight

90
UFC event where Cote challenged then UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva for the belt, Cote lost due to a freak injury in the third round

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