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By The Numbers: A Look at Sydney and Uberlandia

Breaking down Saturday’s fight cards in Stockholm and Halifax By The Numbers...
Tonight, UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping will take place on UFC FIGHT PASS, and on Saturday UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Saint Preux will air on FOX Sports 1. Here's a look at this weekend's fight cards in Sydney and Uberlandia By The Numbers...

8600
Approximate distance in miles between the UFC’s two events this weekend as the Octagon will set-up shop in Sydney, Australia for UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping and in Uberlandia, Brazil for UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Saint Preux

6
Number of UFC events held in Australia including the exclusive UFC FIGHT PASS event this Saturday

17
Number of UFC events held in Brazil - three in the last 65 days - including this Saturday’s one on FOX Sports 1

5
Current ranking for Luke Rockhold as a UFC middleweight

128
Seconds it took for Rockhold to secure an inverted triangle kimura on Tim Boetsch in April at UFC 172

151
Seconds it took for Rockhold to score a TKO via body kick against Costas Philippou in January at UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou

9
Finishes by Rockhold in UFC/Strikeforce competition, tied for 2nd most finishes as a middleweight in combined UFC/Strikeforce history with Chris Leben

100
Percentage of those stoppage wins occurring in the first round, most 1st round finishes in UFC/Strikeforce combined history since the creation of the five minute round

100
Percentage of Rockhold’s nine Strikeforce bouts that he won, 3rd most wins in Strikeforce history

2011
Year that Rockhold won the Strikeforce middleweight championship from Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza by unanimous decision

2
Successful Strikeforce middleweight title defenses by Rockhold against Keith Jardine and Tim Kennedy

8
Knockdowns by Rockhold in UFC/Strikeforce combined, 4th most in UFC/Strikeforce middleweight history

5
Submission wins by Rockhold in UFC/Strikeforce, tied for the most in UFC/Strikeforce history

2013
Year that Rockhold was awarded his BJJ black belt under Leonardo Vieira

9
Current ranking of Michael “The Count” Bisping as a UFC middleweight

11
Wins by Bisping inside the Octagon, tied for 4th most in UFC middleweight history

3:18:49
Total Octagon time for Bisping as a UFC middleweight, 3rd most among UFC middleweight history

896
Significant strikes landed by The Count, most in UFC middleweight division history

92
Of those significant strikes were landed against Cung Le in August where Bisping scored a 4th round TKO

9
KO/TKOs by Bisping in UFC competition, tied for 4th most in UFC history

1079
Significant strikes landed by Bisping in his UFC career, 2nd in company history behind former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre’s 1,254

>100
Number of significant strikes landed by Bisping in two UFC bouts against Yoshihiro Akiyama and Jason Miller, only UFC middleweight to land more than 100 sig. strikes in a single fight twice

4.51
Significant strikes landed per minute by Bisping, best among active UFC middleweights (min. 5 fights)

5.26, 5.66
Significant strikes landed rate by Bisping in rounds 2 and rounds 3 are the highest 2nd and third round rates among active UFC middleweights

70.4
Significant striking defense by The Count, best in UFC middleweight history (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.)

3
The Ultimate Fighter season Bisping won at light-heavyweight

0
Number of times Bisping has lost by submission in his 31 pro fight career

155
Weight class Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson returned to in December 2012 and has fought five times since resulting in three KO/TKO wins, most recently a second round stoppage over Gray Maynard in August

9
The Ultimate Fighter season Pearson won at lightweight

5
Knockdowns by Pearson as a lightweight in the UFC, 10th best among active UFC lightweights

490
Significant strikes landed by Pearson as a lightweight, 10th best among active UFC lightweights

4.10
Strikes landed per minute by Pearson, 8th highest rate in UFC lightweight history (min. 5 fights)

+1.28
Significant strike differential in favor of The Real Deal, tied for 5th best among active UFC lightweights

72.0
Significant strike defense percentage for The Real Deal, 2nd best in UFC lightweight history (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.) behind John Makdessi’s 75.5%

100
Percentage of Pearson’s previous two UFC appearances fought in Australia, which The Real Deal has won - unanimous decision against Spencer Fisher and a TKO of George Sotiropoulos

15
The Ultimate Fighter season “Raging” Al Iaquinta was a finalist

4-1
Iaquinta’s as a UFC lightweight since the TUF finals

12
Fighters in UFC history have scored a KO/TKO win stemming from a standing elbow including Iaquinta in his most recent stoppage win of Rodrigo Damm in September

4:44
Time in the first round of Iaquinta’s quarter finals TUF bout against Andy Ogle where Raging scored a TKO stemming from a standing elbow

4.96
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Raging, best among active UFC lightweights

+1.57
Significant strike differential in favor of Iaquinta, 2nd best among active UFC lightweights

83.9
Takedown defense by Iaquinta, 5th best among active UFC lightweights

9
Current ranking of Mauricio “Shogun” Rua as a UFC light-heavyweight

113
UFC event where Shogun scored a first round KO over Lyoto Machida to win the UFC light-heavyweight title

2005
Year that Shogun won the PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix championship

100
Percentage of Rua’s wins inside the Octagon by KO/TKO

6
KO/TKOs by Shogun in the UFC, tied for 2nd most in UFC’s light-heavyweight division behind Chuck Liddell’s 9

9
KO/TKOs by Rua in PRIDE

15
Combined KO/TKOs by RUA in UFC/PRIDE light-heavyweight competition is the most in the combined history

9
Knockdowns by Rua inside the Octagon, 3rd most knockdowns in UFC light-heavyweight history

52.2
Significant striking accuracy by Rua in the UFC, 5th best in UFC light-heavyweight history (min. 5 fights and 350 sig. att.)

873
Significant strikes landed by Shogun in UFC/PRIDE, 2nd most in the combined history behind former UFC light-heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson’s 949

191
Total strikes landed by Shogun against Dan Henderson in their epic war at UFC 139, 5th most ever landed in a single UFC light-heavyweight fight

10
Current ranking by Ovince Saint Preux as a UFC light-heavyweight

4
Straight wins for Saint Preux inside the Octagon prior to his most recent unanimous decision loss to Ryan Bader in August

3
Finishes for OSP in the UFC including 2 submissions, 1 knockout and a Performance of the Night bonus

89
Seconds it took for Saint Preux to submit Nikita Krylov at UFC 171 via Von Flue choke, 4th fastest submission in UFC light-heavyweight history behind Eliot Marshall’s 87 seconds, Alan Belcher’s 53 seconds and, previously mentioned, Bader’s 50 seconds

2
Fighters in UFC history to win via Von Flue choke, Saint Preux at UFC 171 and, naturally, The Ultimate Fighter 2 alum Jason Von Flue against Alex Karalexis at UFC Fight Night: Guillard vs. Neer

51.2
Significant striking accuracy for Saint Preux in his UFC/Strikeforce bouts, UFC average is 42%

297
Significant strikes landed by OSP in his 11 UFC/Strikeforce bouts

46.1
Percentage of Saint Preux’s sig. strikes landed on the ground, UFC average 23.3% (min. 350 att.)

63.6
Takedown accuracy percentage by Saint Preux in UFC/Strikeforce (14 of 22 attempts), UFC average 39.5%

2001 - 2004
Years OSP played D-1 football for the University of Tennessee

3
Current ranking of Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall as a UFC flyweight

163
UFC event where McCall recorded his first UFC win in a Fight of the Night against Illiarde Santos

43
Leg kicks landed by Uncle Creepy in his bout against Santos, most in UFC flyweight history

226
Significant strikes attempted by McCall against Santos

11
Months after UFC 163, Uncle Creepy returned to the Octagon and earned a unanimous decision win over Brad Pickett

90
Takedown defense percentage by McCall in the UFC, stuffed 27 of 30 attempts including all 10 of Pickett’s attempts

78
Significant striking defense by Uncle Creepy against Pickett

5
Consecutive decisions for McCall inside the Octagon including 2 Fight of the Night bonuses

6
Current ranking by John Lineker as a UFC flyweight

7
Knockdowns scored by Lineker, most in UFC flyweight history

4
KO/TKOs by Lineker inside the Octagon including a third round stoppage of Alptekin Ozkilic in July, most in UFC flyweight history

422
Significant strikes landed by Lineker, 2nd most in UFC flyweight history behind UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson’s 603

6.05
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Lineker, best in UFC flyweight history and 1.45 significant strikes better than Timothy Elliott’s 4.60 in second place

+1.69
Significant strike differential in favor of Lineker, 2nd best in UFC flyweight history behind Johnson’s 2.21

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