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By The Numbers: 2014 in Review


McGregor celebrates win in Dublin46
UFC events this year


Events on FOX and FOX Sports 1 combined

UFC Fight Pass events

The Ultimate Fighter seasons: China, Nations: Canada vs. Australia, Brazil 3, Team Edgar vs. Team Penn (TUF 19), Latin America and A Champion Will Be Crowned (TUF 20)

Days this year where two UFC events were held in two different places - May 31st in Brazil and London, June 28th in New Zealand and Austin, August 23rd in China and Tulsa, and October 4th in Sweden and Nova Scotia

UFC event that was cancelled and whose main event of UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes II wasAldo lands a left against Mendes later repurposed to UFC 179

UFC events held in Brazil

UFC title fights

Percentage of those UFC title fights ended by finish - 5 KO/TKOs and 3 submissions

New UFC champions were crowned: Johny Hendricks, T.J. Dillashaw, Fabricio Werdum, Robbie Lawler and Carla Esparza

Seconds it took for UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to score a TKO over Alexis Davis at UFC 175, fastest KO/TKO this year and fastest finish this year

Seconds it took for Carlos Diego Ferreira to secure a rear naked choke on Colton Smith at UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens, fastest submission this year
Edgar (top) tries to finish Swanson via ground-and-pound
Time when Frankie Edgar submitted Cub Swanson via a neck crank at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson, latest stoppage in UFC history

Time in minutes it took for T.J. Dillashaw to score a TKO stemming from a headkick over Renan Barao at UFC 173, latest finish in a UFC championship bout this year

Time in minutes it took for T.J. Dillashaw to score a TKO stemming from a headkick over Joe Soto in Dillashaw’s first UFC bantamweight title defense at UFC 177

Days between Barao’s first and second pro MMA losses, the first being Barao’s pro MMA debut in April 2005 and his second being against Dillashaw this past May

The arena in Mexico for UFC 18021,000
Largest audience this year at UFC 180 in Mexico

Submission wins at UFC 180, most submissions at an event this year




Of those submissions occurred in the first round

Of those KO/TKOs occurred in the first round

Finishes this year occurred in under 60 seconds into the bout (19 KO/TKOs, 2 subs)

100Herb Dean separates Rockhold and Bisping
Percentage of the 11 fights at UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping that ended by finish (7 KO/TKOs and 4 subs), most finishes on a single card in UFC history

KO/TKOs at UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller, ties UFC 92 and UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez with most KO/TKOs in the modern era (post UFC 28)

Underdog wins at UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson II, most in UFC history

UFC event that featured the Knockout of the Night and Submission the Night bonuses and changed to a Performance of the Night bonus system the next event UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi

Wins by Neil Magny inside the Octagon in 2014, tying Roger Huerta for most UFC wins in a calendar year

Time Magny spent inside the Octagon with 3 unanimous decision wins, a second round TKO and a third round TKO

Fight Night bonuses won by Matt Brown, Donald Cerrone, TJ Dillashaw, Lyoto Machida and Erick Silva in 2014
Hollaway (left) finishes Corassani
Wins/finishes by Max Holloway in 2014 (3 KO/TKOs and 1 sub), most by any UFC fighter this year and netted a KOTN and POTN bonus

Significant strikes landed combined by Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler for the vacant UFC welterweight title at UFC 171, most sig. strikes landed in UFC history

Significant strikes landed combined by Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic at UFC on FOX: dos Santos vs. Miocic, most sig. strikes landed in UFC heavyweight history

462Pettis following his UFc 181 title defense
Days between Anthony Pettis winning the UFC lightweight title from Benson Henderson via armbar and Pettis besting Gilbert Melendez via guillotine choke in his first title defense, 1st time in Melendez’s 26 fight pro career he was stopped by a submission

UFC lightweight title fights have ended by submission - two by Pettis and two by B.J. Penn

Number of The Ultimate Fighter alum who have won UFC titles: Forrest Griffin, Rashad Evans, Matt Serra, TJ Dillashaw and Carla Esparza

UFC event where Yves Edwards made his Octagon debut against Matt Serra

UFC event where Edwards scored a flying head kick KO of Josh Thomson, one of the most impressive KOs in UFC history

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Fights Edwards had inside the Octagon before retiring at the end of November following his most recent submission loss at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson

UFC/WEC bouts Jamie Varner had before retiring immediately following his most recent submission loss at UFC on FOX: dos Santos vs. Miocic

WEC event where Jamie Varner won the WEC lightweight title via KO/TKO in third round against Rob McCullough

Time into the first round when Ben Saunders secured an omoplata submission on Chris Heatherly at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. dos Anjos, first submission win of its kind in UFC history