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Fight Night Boston: By The Numbers

Take a closer look at Fight Night Boston with this edition of By The Numbers.
 

5

Current ranking of “The Notorious” McGregor as a UFC featherweight

14

KO/TKO wins in McGregor’s career including 3 inside the Octagon, which ties McGregor for 4th most in UFC/WEC featherweight history

12

First round finishes for “The Notorious” including his most recent back-to-back TKOs of Dustin Poirier and Diego Brandao, both earning Performance of the Night bonuses

106

Seconds it took for McGregor to stop Poirier due to strikes at UFC 178, first time Poirier had been finished with strikes in his 20 pro fight career

67

Seconds it took for McGregor to defeat Marcus Brimage at UFC on Fuel TV: Mousasi vs. Latifi, 4th fastest debut win by a UFC featherweight

4

Consecutive wins for “The Notorious” in the UFC, 2nd longest active winning streak among UFC featherweights behind UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s 7

4.6

Significant strikes landed per minute for McGregor in his four Octagon performances, UFC average is 2.83

69

Striking defense percentage for McGregor, UFC average is 58%

6.07

Max Holloway’s significant strikes landed per minute rate prior to his bout against McGregor

1.53

Significant strikes landed per minute by Holloway against McGregor

80

Takedown accuracy by “The Notorious” against Holloway, plus 6 guard passes for McGregor

22

Seconds that McGregor has been controlled by his opponent across his 21:58 total fight time inside the Octagon

2

Minutes of fight time McGregor has predicted he will finish Dennis Siver inside of

10

Current ranking of Dennis Siver as a UFC featherweight

18

UFC fights for Siver including 5 performances at 145 pounds

+2.17

Significant strike differential by Siver, best among active UFC featherweights (min. 5 fights)

222

Total strikes landed by “The Menace” in his unanimous decision win against Nam Phan at UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz , 2nd most landed in a UFC/WEC featherweight fight behind Frankie Edgar’s 259 at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson

128

Of those strikes were significant strikes, 5th most sig. strikes landed in a UFC/WEC featherweight fight

+104

Significant strike differential by Siver against Phan, best ever by a UFC/WEC featherweight

4.27

Significant strikes landed per minute by The Menace, 5th best among active UFC featherweights (min. 5 fights)

199

Leg kicks landed by Siver inside the Octagon, 5th most in UFC history

93

UFC event where Siver scored an incredible spinning back kick against Nate Mohr earning “The Menace” a TKO win and a Knockout of the Night bonus

105

UFC event where Siver scored another incredible spinning back kick against Paul Kelly earning “The Menace” a TKO win and a Knockout of the Night bonus

68.5

Striking defense percentage by Siver, 4th best among active UFC featherweights (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.)

43

WEC event where Benson Henderson won a unanimous decision over Donald Cerrone in a tangle for the interim WEC lightweight title earning Fight of the Night honors and many believed it to be 2009’s Fight of the Year

48

WEC event where Henderson successfully defended the WEC lightweight title against Cerrone with a first round guillotine choke earning Henderson a Submission of the Night bonus

5

Current ranking for former UFC lightweight champion “Smooth” Benson Henderson as a UFC lightweight

7

Consecutive wins to kick off Henderson’s UFC career, 2nd longest streak in division history behind Gray Maynard’s 8

144

UFC event where Henderson won the UFC lightweight title from Frankie Edgar

3:13:28

Total Octagon time for Henderson across 10 fights including 8 decision wins, 7th largest amount of time in UFC lightweight history

+1.5

Significant strike differential per minute by Henderson, 5th best in UFC lightweight history

597-307

Significant strikes landed by Henderson in the UFC versus sig. strikes absorbed

124

Significant strikes landed by Henderson against Nate Diaz at UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz, 7th most ever landed by a lightweight in a single UFC fight

1.59

Significant strikes per minute absorbed by Henderson, 5th best rate in UFC lightweight history (min. 5 fights)

26

Takedowns by Smooth in the UFC

24

Of those takedowns Henderson started from within the clinch 

55.4

Takedown accuracy percentage for Henderson, 5th best in UFC lightweight history (min. 5 fights and 20 att.)

3

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

6

Consecutive wins by Cerrone, tied with Khabib Nurmagomedov for longest active win streak in the UFC lightweight division

15

Days separate Cowboy’s most recent unanimous decision win over Myles Jury at UFC 182 and Cerrone jumping back inside the Octagon to take on Henderson

3

Finishes/bonuses by Cerrone inside the Octagon in 2014 against Adriano Martins, Edson Barboza and Jim Miller

12

Finishes by Cerrone in UFC/WEC competition, most in combined UFC/WEC lightweight history

15

Post fight bonuses by Cowboy in UFC/WEC competition, most of any fighter in the combined UFC/WEC history

13

Wins by Cerrone inside the Octagon, tied for 2rd most in UFC lightweight history

8

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

692

Significant strikes landed by Cerrone, 4th most in UFC lightweight history

50.1

Significant striking accuracy percentage by Cowboy, 4th best in UFC lightweight history (min. 5 fights and 350 sig. att.)

4.67

Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Cerrone, 4th best rate in UFC lightweight history (min. 5 fights) 

88.1

Takedown defense percentage by Cerrone, 2nd best in UFC lightweight history (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.) behind Gleison Tibau’s 92.2%

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