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By The Numbers: Fight Night Foxwoods

Breaking down tonight’s UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi card By The Numbers...

Tonight, the Octagon is in Mashantucket, Connecticut for the middleweight rematch between "Jacare" Souza and Gegard Mousasi. But before UFC Fight Night begins, let’s take a look at the card By The Numbers.

3255
Days between the last time the Octagon was in Connecticut with UFC 55 and this Friday’s UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi

2173
Days between the forthcoming main event match-up Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi and their first meeting nearly six years ago in Japan at DREAM 6 tangling for the then vacant DREAM middleweight title

2:15
Time it took for Mousasi to score a rare knockout via upkick on Jacare in that first bout

4
Current ranking for Souza as a UFC middleweight

16
Finishes in Jacare’s pro career

6
Finishes by Souza in UFC/Strikeforce at middleweight, tied for 6th most in UFC/Strikeforce middleweight history

3
Fight win streak for Jacare inside the Octagon, 6 fight win streak overall including 5 finishes

11
Submissions for the renowned BJJ black belt in his pro career

4
Submissions by Souza in Strikeforce, tied for 2nd most in Strikeforce history

25
Takedowns by Souza in Strikeforce, 2nd most in Strikeforce history behind Pat Healy’s 28

100
Win percentage for Jacare in pro bouts where he’s successful on at least one takedown

53.2
Takedown accuracy by Souza in Strikeforce, 3rd best in Strikeforce history (min. 5 fights and 20 att.)

3.83
Takedowns per 15 minutes of fighting for Souza in Strikeforce, 2nd highest rate in Strikeforce history (min. 5 fights)

2010
Year that Souza won the Strikeforce middleweight title by defeating Tim Kennedy via unanimous decision for the then vacant belt

7
Current ranking for Mousasi as a UFC middleweight

30
Finishes for Mousasi across his pro career

18
KO/TKOs

12
Submissions

27
First round finishes by Mousasi including his most recent win over Mark Munoz at UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs. Mousasi in May

3:57
Time it took for Mousasi to secure a rear naked choke on Munoz earning him a Performance of the Night award

60
Seconds it took Mousasi to score a knockout against Renato Sobral to win the Strikeforce light-heavyweight title in 2009

7:12
Average fight time for Mousasi over his last 16 bouts including a 25 minute chess match Fight of the Night against Lyoto Machida at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi in February

1.3
Significant strikes absorbed per minute by Mousasi in his past 16 pro bout, UFC average is 2.83

73.6
Striking defense percentage by Mousasi in his last 16 pro bouts

60
Takedown accuracy percentage by Mousasi in his last 16 bouts (15 of 25)

46
Submission accuracy percentage by Mousasi in his last 16 bouts, 7 finishes in 15 sub attempts

7
Current ranking for Alistair Overeem as a UFC heavyweight

+134
Strike differential for Overeem in his unanimous decision win against Frank Mir at UFC 169, 4th largest gap in UFC heavyweight history behind Cain Velasquez’s wins at UFC 155, UFC 166 and UFC 99<br />
92
Finishing percentage for Overeem across his 51 pro fight career

19
Submissions

8
Of those submissions were guillotine chokes

15
KO/TKOs

11
Of those KO/TKOs are from knees or kicks including Overeem’s first round UFC debut finish of Brock Lesnar by body kick at UFC 141

73.6
Significant striking accuracy by Overeem in the UFC, UFC average 42%

78.6
Percentage of Overeem’s 173 sig. strikes landed inside the Octagon that were in the clinch or on the ground

87.5
Takedown defense percentage by Overeem across his opponent’s last 24 attempts

12
Fight unbeaten streak for Overeem, twice in his career

13
Fight win streak for “Big” Ben Rothwell prior to the UFC from 2005 to 2007

19
KO/TKO wins in Rothwell’s pro career

2
KO/TKOs inside the Octagon by Big Ben including his most recent 3rd round TKO of Brandon Vera at UFC 164

11
Submission wins for Rothwell in his pro career

7
Takedowns by Big Ben in the UFC, tied for 6th most among active UFC heavyweights

33.3
Takedown accuracy percentage by Rothwell in the UFC, 6th best among active UFC heavyweights

85
Percentage of Matt Mitrione’s wins are by KO/TKO (6 of 7)

100
Percentage of Mitrione’s pro bouts contested inside the Octagon

7
Knockdowns by Mitrione in the UFC, tied for 4th most among active UFC heavyweights

259
Significant strikes landed by Mitrione, 8th most among active UFC heavyweights

50.4
Significant strike accuracy by Mitrione, 3rd most among active UFC heavyweights

66.8
Significant strike defense by Mitrione inside the Octagon, best among active UFC heavyweights

57.7
Takedown defense percentage by Mitrione, 4th best among active UFC heavyweights (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)

82
Inch reach for Mitrione

0
Takedowns attempted by Mitrione over 10 fights in the UFC

100
Percentage of Derrick Lewis’ 11 career wins by finish

10
KO/TKOs

2
First round KO/TKOs by Lewis via ground-and-pound to start off his UFC career with quick stoppages of Guto Inocente and Jack May

65
Significant strike accuracy by Lewis in his 2 UFC fights

139
Days since Lewis made his UFC debut in April at UFC on FOX: Werdum vs. Browne

7:32
Average fight time for Joe Lauzon across his 16 fight UFC career, 7th shortest in the UFC lightweight history

26
Submission attempts by Joe Lauzon, 2nd most in UFC lightweight history behind Jim Miller’s 31

3.2
Submission average per 15 minutes by Lauzon, 5th most in UFC lightweight history

18
Submission wins by Lauzon’s pro career

7
Submission wins by Lauzon inside the Octagon including 6 Submission of the Night awards

12
Fight Night awards by Lauzon, tied for most in UFC history with former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva

69
Award winning percentage by Lauzon across his UFC fights

15
The Ultimate Fighter season Michael “Maverick” Chiesa won

3
Rear naked choke wins by Chiesa in his 5 UFC fights

2
Submission of the Night bonuses by Maverick against TUF 15 finalist Al Iaquinta and The Ultimate Fighter 16 winner Colton Smith

8:23
Average fight time for Chiesa in the UFC, 8th among active UFC lightweights

5
First round consecutive submission wins for Chiesa including his first two bouts in the UFC

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