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By The Numbers: UFC 177

Breaking down Saturday's UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto card By The Numbers...

On Saturday, the Octagon is in Sacramento for the UFC bantamweight championship fight between T.J. Dillashaw and Joe Soto. But before UFC 177 begins, let’s take a look at the card By The Numbers.

173
UFC event where then UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao clashed with then challenger TJ Dillashaw

-800
Average betting odds Barao would win

+500
Average betting odds the underdog Dillashaw would win

3:58
Minutes into their fight when Dillashaw scored his first knockdown of Barao

22:26
Minutes into their fight when Dillashaw scored the second knockdown and finish of Barao to become the new UFC bantamweight champion

582
Combined significant strikes attempted by Dillashaw and Barao in their first clash

83
Percentage of those sig. strikes attempts targeted each other’s head

140
Significant strikes landed by Dillashaw against Barao, 4th most sig. strikes landed in a single UFC/WEC bantamweight fight and 4th most ever landed by a single fighter in a UFC championship fight

47.8
Significant strike accuracy percentage by Dillashaw, 2nd highest accuracy in UFC bantamweight history behind Alex Caceres’ 53.2%

3
KO/TKO wins by Dillashaw, most in UFC bantamweight history

4
Knockdowns by Dillashaw inside the Octagon including the mentioned 2 against Barao, tied for 2nd most in UFC bantamweight history behind Michael McDonald’s 5

5.23
Significant strikes per minute by Dillashaw inside the Octagon, highest rate in UFC bantamweight history (min. 5 fights)

>100
Significant strikes landed by Dillashaw in two different UFC fights (against Mike Easton and Barao), only Alex Caceres has scored 100+ sig. strikes in a UFC bout twice as well

2.2
Takedowns per 15 minutes of fight by Dillashaw, 5th highest rate among active UFC bantamweights (min. 5 fights)

12
Takedowns landed by Dillashaw inside the Octagon, 6th most as a UFC bantamweight

11
Submission attempts by Dillashaw, 2nd most in the UFC bantamweight division behind Alex Caceres’ 12

9
Of those submission attempts were rear naked choke attempts by Dillashaw, 5 were against Walel Watson

76
Significant strikes landed on the ground by Dillashaw against Watson, most ever sig. strikes landed on the ground in a single UFC fight

11
Times Dillashaw has taken his opponent’s back inside the Octagon

69.1
Significant strike defense by Dillashaw inside the Octagon, 4th best in UFC bantamweight

100
Takedown defense percentage for Dillashaw, stuffing all 9 takedown attempts

18
Fights for Danny Castillo under the Zuffa banner, 8 in the WEC and 10 in the UFC

43
Takedowns landed for Castillo, 4th most in UFC/WEC lightweight history

27
Takedowns landed for Castillo inside the Octagon

47.8
Significant strike accuracy percentage by Castillo, 7th best among active UFC lightweights

38.3
Percentage of Castillo’s significant strikes landed were ground strikes, 3rd largest proportion among active UFC lightweights

99.4
Percentage of Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson’s significant strikes landed were standing strikes, largest proportion of standing strikes in UFC lightweight history

13
The Ultimate Fighter season Ferguson won as a welterweight

4.39
Significant strikes landed per minute by El Cucuy, 5th most among active UFC lightweights (min. 5 fights)

8:12
Average fight length for Ferguson, 4th shortest among active lightweights

4
First round finishes for El Cucuy in the UFC, 3 KO/TKOs and 1 submission

1:52
Time it took for Ferguson to slap on a fight ending D’Arce choke on Mike Rio at UFC 166, fastest D’Arce choke in UFC history

100
Takedown defense percentage by Ferguson, stuffing all 7 attempts inside the Octagon

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