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By The Numbers - UFC 175

Breaking down Saturday's UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida card By The Numbers...
On Saturday, the Octagon is in Las Vegas for championship fights between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida and Ronda Rousey and Alexis Davis. But before UFC 175 begins, let’s take a look at the card By The Numbers.

185
UFC title, which will be contested in the main event at UFC 175 as Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida challenges UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman

135
UFC title, which will be contested in the co-main event at UFC 175 as Alexis Davis challenges UFC women’s bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey

364
Days between Chris Weidman initially winning the UFC middleweight strap from then long-reigning champ Anderson Silva - the Knockout of the Year - to Weidman’s forthcoming 2nd belt defense Machida

3109
Days between Weidman’s knockout of Silva at UFC 162 and the former UFC middleweight champion’s previous finish loss to Ryo Chonan via flying-scissor heel hook at PRIDE Shockwave 2004

11
Career fights/wins for “The All-American” Weidman and 0 losses

7
Wins inside the Octagon for Weidman, tied for 2nd longest active UFC winning streak behind UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ 11

2006, 2007
Years that Weidman was an NCAA D1 All-American wrestler at Hofstra University

4.0
Takedowns per 15 minutes of fighting for Weidman, 3rd highest rate in middleweight history (min. 5 fights)

15
Takedowns by Weidman inside the Octagon

68.2
Takedown Percentage accuracy for Wediman, 4th highest accuracy in UFC history (min. 5 fights and 20 att.) behind Jonathan Goulet’s 70%, Nate Marquardt’s 73%, and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre 73.7%

21
Days notice for Weidman going into his UFC debut against Alessio Sakara, which Weidman won by unanimous decision

14
Days notice for Weidman going into his bout with Demian Maia, which Weidman won by unanimous decision

100
Percentage of Weidman’s UFC bouts resulting in wins by finish when Weidman has at least a month notice

100
Takedown defense percentage for Weidman inside the Octagon, stuffing 7 takedown attempts

46.6
Percentage of total cage time that Weidman has been in a position of control over his opponents, 4th largest proportion in UFC middleweight history (min. 5 fights)

3
Seconds where an opponent has been in control of Weidman in his 7 UFC appearances, shortest amount in UFC history (min. 5 fights)

2
UFC fighters have held UFC belts in two different weight classes with Randy Couture (heavyweight and light-heavyweight) and B.J. Penn (welterweight and lightweight), Machida could potentially be the third to do so

98
UFC event where Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida won the UFC light-heavyweight title from then champ Rashad Evans via punches, which won Knockout of the Night

12
Knockdowns by Machida inside the Octagon, 4th most knockdowns in UFC history behind Melvin Guillard's 13, Chuck Liddell’s 14, and Anderson Silva’s 17

8
KO/TKO wins in Machida’s career including 5 KO/TKO wins inside the Octagon

4
Knockout of the Night bonuses for Machida

2
KO/TKO victories for “The Dragon” via kick to the head: Randy Couture at UFC 129 and Mark Munoz at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Munoz (Machida’s middleweight debut)

56
Significant strikes accuracy percentage for Machida as a UFC light-heavyweight, 3rd highest percentage in UFC light-heavyweight history (min. 5 fights and 350 sig. att.)

1.41
Significant strikes per minute absorbed by Machida as a light-heavyweight, 3rd best rate in UFC light-heavyweight history (min. 5 fights)

81.8
Takedown defense percentage as a light-heavyweight for Machida, 3rd highest takedown defense in UFC 205 lb. history (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)

100
Takedown defense percentage for “The Dragon” as a middleweight, stuffing 3 attempts in his 2 bouts

3
Fight win streak for both champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Alexis Davis inside the Octagon, longest active streak in the UFC women’s bantamweight division

569
Days Rousey will have reigned as the first/only UFC women’s bantamweight champ - since December 6th, 2012 - when Rousey walks to the Octagon

15
Fighters in UFC history have successfully defended a UFC belt consecutively 3x or more: Rousey, Jose Aldo, Renan Barao, Frankie Edgar, Benson Henderson, Matt Hughes, Demetrious Johnson, Jon Jones, Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz, Pat Miletich, B.J. Penn, Frank Shamrock, Anderson Silva, and Georges St-Pierre

66
Seconds for the “Rowdy” one to finish Sara McMann via KO/TKO (knee to the body), 1st non-armbar win for Rousey and fastest KO/TKO in UFC women’s bantamweight history

6
Placing among the fastest UFC title fight knockouts for Rousey’s win over McMann behind Junior dos Santos at UFC on FOX: dos Santos vs. Velasquez, Vitor Belfort at UFC 46, Tito Ortiz at UFC 30, Frank Shamrock at UFC 16, and Andrei Arlovski at UFC 55<br>
2
Times a UFC title fight was won with a body strike, Rousey over McMann and Georges St-Pierre vs. Matt Serra at UFC 83<br>
6
Finishes in the 1st round for “Rowdy” in combined UFC/Strikeforce competition

6
Armbar wins for Rousey in UFC/Strikeforce, most in UFC/Strikeforce history and tied with Kazushi Sakuraba and Paulo Filho in the combined history of UFC/Strikeforce/PRIDE/WEC and behind Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s 7

24:32
Career cage time for Rousey across her 9 pro MMA bouts

2:44
Average career fight time for Rousey

14.57
Total strikes landed per minute for the “Rowdy” one in her combined UFC/Strikeforce career, most in combined history (min. 5 fights)

12
Takedowns in UFC/Strikeforce for Rousey, 12 of 17 attempts or 71% accuracy

100
Percentage of Rousey’s takedowns originating from the clinch

2008
Year that Rousey won an Olympic bronze medal in judo representing the United States of America

5
Fight win streak for Alexis Davis including, aforementioned, 3 wins inside the Octagon

2
Consecutive finishes and bonuses for Davis in the Invicta FC cage with a Submission of the Night over Hitomi Akano and a Fight of the Night against Shayna Baszler

7
Career submission wins for Davis

4.97
Significant strikes landed per minute for Davis in UFC/Strikeforce, a full 1.84 sig. strikes more than Rousey

213
Total strikes landed by Davis against former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman in their epic clash in March 2012, 4th most in Strikeforce history

45
Of those strikes landed by Davis were leg kicks

21, 22
Leg kicks landed by Davis in her recent decision wins over Liz Carmouche and Jessica Eye





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