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By the Numbers - The Flyweights

<a href='../fighter/Demetrious-Johnson'>Demetrious Johnson</a> celebrates after his latest UFC flyweight title defense at UFC 197
125
Pounds is the limit for the UFC flyweight division

1693
Days the UFC flyweight division has been in existence since its inception on March 3, 2012

4
UFC fighters - Joseph Benavidez, Demetrious Johnson, Ian McCall and Yasuhiro Urushitani - kicked off the new division at UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann in a tournament to decide the inaugural champion

152
The UFC event where tournament finalists Johnson and Benavidez battled to a split decision to decide the first UFC flyweight champion

1
UFC flyweight champion has held the belt since then - Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson

117
UFC flyweight fights have occurred

27
KO/TKOs

22
Submissions

10
Fight of the Night bonuses awarded

3
Knockout of the Night bonuses awarded - Joseph Benavidez, John Dodson and Demetrious Johnson

2
Submission of the Night bonuses awarded - John Moraga and Demetrious Johnson

10
Performance of the Night bonuses awarded - Joseph Benavidez, Ray Borg (2x), Demetrious Johnson (2x), Brandon Moreno, Neil Seery, Fredy Serrano, Louis Smolka (2x)

1
Current ranking of Demetrious Johnson on the UFC pound-for-pound list

10
Wins by Mighty Mouse as a UFC flyweight, most in UFC flyweight history and 2nd longest active UFC win streak behind Jon Jones’ 13

8
Consecutive/successful UFC flyweight title defenses by Johnson, tied for 3rd with Jon Jones for most consecutive/successful UFC title defenses behind Georges St-Pierre’s 9 and Anderson Silva’s 10

3:11:08
Octagon time by Mighty Mouse at 125 pounds, most in UFC flyweight history

2:49
Time into the bout when Mighty Mouse scored a knockout via knees and punches against Henry Cejudo at UFC 197

24:59
Time into the fight when Johnson slapped on an armbar on Kyoji Horiguchi to force the tap at UFC 186, latest finish of any kind in UFC history

778
Significant strikes landed by Johnson, most in UFC flyweight history and 9th most among active UFC fighters

55.9
Significant striking accuracy percentage by Johnson, best in UFC flyweight history

43
Takedowns by Johnson, most in UFC flyweight history

10+
Takedowns by Mighty Mouse in three different UFC bouts, only UFC fighter to do so

24
The Ultimate Fighter season where 16 of the best flyweights from outside of the UFC are competing for a shot at current UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. Plus, former title contenders and rival coaches Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo will meet each other at the finale
 


100
Percentage of the first eight fights on TUF 24 that have ended in a finish

6
Of those finishes came by submission, including two in the first round

2
Of those finishes came by knockout, including the 29-second KO by Kai Kara-France

9
Days notice that TUF 24’s Brandon Moreno had when making his Octagon debut against Louis Smolka at UFC Fight Night: Lineker vs. Dodson

143
Seconds it took for Moreno to secure a guillotine choke of the top ranked Smolka, which earned Moreno a Performance of the Night bonus and gave instant credibility to the TUF 24 tournament

1
Current ranking of Joseph Benavidez as a UFC flyweight

2:04:24
Octagon time by Benavidez as a UFC flyweight, 2nd most in UFC flyweight history

9
Wins by Benavidez as a flyweight, 2nd most in UFC flyweight history

6
Of Benavidez’s wins came over currently top 15 ranked UFC flyweights - Ali Bagautinov, Jussier Formiga, Zach Makovsky, Ian McCall, John Moraga and Dustin Ortiz

5
Fight active win streak by Benavidez, 2nd best among active UFC flyweights to Johnson’s 10

4
Knockdowns by Benavidez as a flyweight, 3rd most in UFC flyweight history behind John Dodson’s 6 and John Lineker’s 7

480
Significant strikes landed by Benavidez as a flyweight, 2nd most in UFC flyweight history

3.86
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Benavidez as a flyweight, 5th best in UFC flyweight history (min. 5 fights)

61.3
Significant striking defense percentage by Benavidez as a flyweight, 9th best in UFC flyweight history (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.)


73.2
Takedown defense percentage by Benavidez as a flyweight, 6th best in UFC flyweight history (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)

2
Current ranking of Henry Cejudo as a UFC flyweight

10
Wins and 1 loss by Cejudo across his pro career, lone loss against Johnson for the title at UFC 197

4
Wins by Cejudo inside the Octagon

227-120
Significant strikes landed to absorbed by Cejudo across his four UFC wins

3.71
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Cejudo, UFC average is 2.83

71
Significant striking defense percentage by Cejudo, UFC average is 58%

10
Takedowns by Cejudo inside the Octagon

0
Times Cejudo has been taken down in the UFC

2.39
Takedown average per 15 minutes of fighting by Cejudo, UFC average is 1.75

21
Years old – the age Cejudo was when he won the gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games, becoming (as of that date) the youngest U.S. wrestler to win an Olympic gold medal
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