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2012 By the Numbers

A look at some of the statistics behind 2012
341
Total fights

46.3/20.5/30
Percentage of fights won by decision/submission/KO-TKO

6


New UFC champions crowned: Carlos Condit [interim], Benson Henderson, Renan Barao [interim], Demetrious Johnson, Ronda Rousey, Cain Velasquez

2
Weight classes added to the UFC: flyweight and women's bantamweight

31
Number of events held

9
Number of finishes at UFC 146 and the TUF 16 Finale, the most of any event

1
Number of finishes at UFC on FUEL TV 6, the least of any event (there were two, but one was overturned to a NC)

362
Total combined strikes in Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit, the most in any bout

2.9 million
Number of Twitter followers of Anderson Silva, the most of any fighter

14
Number of Pay-Per-View events scheduled

7
Number of PPV main events that changed between the initial announcement and the actual fight

5
Number of continents that hosted UFC events

68
Number of leg kicks landed by Carlos Condit at UFC 143, a UFC record

3
Most knockouts scored by a single fighter: Matt Brown, Mike Pyle and Cub Swanson (tie)

1


Number of spinning wheel-kick knockouts nominated as an ESPN Play of the Year

16
Number of fighters who fought four times during the year, which is the most any fighter competed

1
Number of fighters who won all four bouts (Matt Brown)

3


Most knockdowns in a single fight: Hugo Viana, TUF 16 Finale

11


Most takedown in a single fight: Cain Velasquez, UFC 155

477
Total strikes landed by Riki Fukuda, the most of any fighter

278

Total significant strikes landed by Max Holloway, the most of any fighter



1:15:00

Combined fight time of Benson Henderson, the most of any fighter

:07


Total fight time of Ryan Jimmo, the least of any fighter

6
TUF season winners crowned

27


Career UFC bouts of Tito Ortiz after his final fight at UFC 148, the most of any fighter in history

Sources: FightMetric, UFC, Twitter, ESPN
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