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By The Numbers: UFN Natal

Breaking down Sunday’s UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 card By The Numbers...
Shogun Rua and <a href='../fighter/Dan-Henderson'>Dan Henderson</a> square offThis Sunday, the Octagon is in Natal, Brazil for the rematch between Dan Henderson and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. But before UFC Fight Night begins, let’s take a look at the card By The Numbers.

855
Days between the historic UFC 139 slugfest and the highly-anticipated rematch at UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2


5055
Approximate miles between San Jose, California where the first scrap took place and Natal, Brazil where the second showdown takes place


304
Total strikes landed in the first meeting


48-47
Score from all three judges with all three in agreement that “Hendo” won rounds 1-3 and “Shogun” won rounds 4 & 5


0
10-8 rounds scored by the 3 judges, neither for Henderson’s near finishes in round 1 or 3 nor Rua’s 5th round where he held full mount for nearly the entire round


70-28
The UFC win-loss record for Brazilians in Brazil against foreign opposition


2-2
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s record inside the Octagon since the Henderson tangle


4-0
Rua’s career MMA record in his native Brazil with all wins by KO/TKO including his first round KO over Forrest Griffin at UFC 134


100
Percentage of “Shogun” Rua’s rematches that have resulted in wins: Griffin, Lyoto Machida at UFC 113, Mark Coleman at UFC 93, and Alistair Overeem at PRIDE 33


91
“Shogun” Rua’s finishing rate percentage


19
KO/TKO wins for “Shogun”


18
In the first round


6
In the UFC, tied for 2nd most in the UFC light-heavyweight division with Rashad Evans and behind UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell’s 9


63
Seconds for “Shogun” to deliver a KO win in his last fight against James Te-Huna in December


15
KO/TKO wins in UFC/PRIDE combined are the most by any fighter at 205 pounds


825
Significant strikes landed in UFC/PRIDE, 2nd most at 205 pounds behind Quinton “Rampage” Jackson’s 949 sig. strikes


52.4
Significant striking accuracy for Rua, 3rd highest among active UFC light-heavyweights and 5th highest in UFC light-heavyweight history


9
Leg-lock submission attempts by “Shogun” in UFC/PRIDE competition


1
Submission win via first round kneebar over Kevin Randleman at PRIDE 32


50
Percentage of successful takedowns Rua scored against Henderson


8
Passes by “Shogun” against Henderson


2005
Year that “Shogun” Rua won the PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix defeating “Rampage”, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Overeem, and Ricardo Arona


113
UFC event that “Shogun” Rua won the UFC light-heavyweight title via KO over Machida


43
Years old, Dan Henderson is the oldest fighter on the UFC’s active roster


39
Professional MMA fights before Henderson suffered his first KO/TKO loss


0-3
Henderson’s record since winning the last fight against Rua, losing to three former UFC light-heavyweight champs Vitor Belfort, Rashad Evans, and Machida


3-0
Henderson’s record before the last fight against Rua, where “Hendo” defeated Fedor Emelianenko at heavyweight, Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante for the Strikeforce light-heavyweight belt, and Renato “Babalu” Sobral


2
Divisions “Hendo” was the champion - PRIDE’s middleweight (205 pounds) and welterweight (183 pounds) - simultaneously, only fighter to ever do that in UFC/PRIDE/Strikeforce


13
KO/TKO wins by Henderson


2
Submissions, 1 by guillotine choke and 1 via “knee to the ribs”


17
Knockdowns by “Hendo” in PRIDE/UFC combined, 4th most in PRIDE/UFC history


49
Henderson’s striking accuracy percentage


527
Significant strikes landed in Henderson’s PRIDE career, 3rd most in PRIDE history


87.5
Percentage of Henderson’s takedowns from the clinch in UFC/PRIDE/Strikeforce


48
Takedowns landed in UFC/PRIDE/Strikeforce, 4th most by a fighter competing at 183 pounds or heavier


31
Takedowns landed in his PRIDE career alone, 2nd most of any fighter in PRIDE behind Kazushi Sakuraba’s 40


1992
Year that “Hendo” competed on the US Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling team


1996
Year that “Hendo” competed on the US Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling team


1998
Year that Henderson his Octagon debut and won the UFC 17 middleweight tournament by defeating future UFC welterweight champ Carlos Newton and BJJ black belt Allan Goes in one night



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