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By the Numbers – Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez

 
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Current ranking of Rafael dos Anjos on the UFC pound-for-pound list

66
Seconds it took for dos Anjos to successfully defend his UFC lightweight title by scoring a TKO via body kick and punches against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in December, fastest finish in UFC lightweight championship history

14
Wins by dos Anjos inside the Octagon, tied for 2nd most in UFC lightweight history behind Donald Cerrone’s 15

3:41:52
Total Octagon time by dos Anjos, 5th most in UFC lightweight history

5
Knockdowns by dos Anjos, tied for 9th most among active UFC lightweights

185
UFC event where dos Anjos captured the UFC lightweight title by earning a dominant unanimous decision win over Anthony Pettis

90
Significant strikes landed by dos Anjos against Pettis, 5th most landed by a fighter in a UFC lightweight title fight

9
Takedowns by dos Anjos against Pettis across 10 attempts

680
Significant strikes landed by dos Anjos, 8th most in UFC lightweight history

39
Takedowns by dos Anjos, 4th most in UFC lightweight history

44.8
Takedown accuracy percentage by dos Anjos, 7th best among active UFC lightweights (min. 5 fights and 20 att.)

69.4
Significant striking defense percentage by dos Anjos, 5th best in UFC lightweight history (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.)
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Current ranking of Eddie Alvarez as a UFC lightweight

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Takedowns landed by Alvarez against former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis en route to Alvarez’s split-decision win in January

188
UFC event where Alvarez earned a hard-fought split-decision win over former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez

3
Fight win streak by Alvarez including two first round KO/TKOs heading into his Octagon debut at UFC 178 against Donald Cerrone

77.8
Finishing rate percentage by Alvarez across his 27 career wins

13
Of Alvarez’s 21 career finishes occurred in the first round

14
KO/TKOs by Alvarez in his pro career

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Submission wins by Alvarez in his pro career

5
Of those career submissions by Alvarez were via choke

10
Consecutive wins/finishes by Alvarez via punches to start his pro career

100
Percentage of Melendez and Donald Cerrone’s combined 6 takedown attempts that Alvarez successfully stuffed inside the Octagon

0
Dollars won by the two different bullies Alvarez faced on Bully Beatdown


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Current ranking of Roy Nelson as a UFC heavyweight

2:43:23
Total Octagon time by “Big Country”, 2nd most among active UFC heavyweights behind Junior Dos Santos’ 3:01:33

87.5
Percentage of Nelson’s 8 UFC wins were earned by KO/TKO

7
KO/TKOs by Nelson inside the Octagon, tied for 5th most in UFC history

6
Of those KO/TKOs by Nelson occurred in the first round, tied for the 2nd most in UFC heavyweight history

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UFC heavyweights have scored two knockouts in under a minute each - Nelson, Todd Duffee, Stipe Miocic and Matt Mitrione

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Knockdowns landed by Nelson, tied for 5th most in UFC heavyweight history

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UFC post-fight awards by Nelson - 4 Knockout of the Night, 1 Fight of the Night and 1 Performance of the Night, tied for most in UFC heavyweight history

10
The Ultimate Fighter season Nelson won as a heavyweight

62.1
Takedown defense percentage by Nelson, 7th best among active UFC heavyweights (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)

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Current ranking of Derrick Lewis as a UFC heavyweight

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Consecutive knockouts by “The Black Beast” inside the Octagon including his most recent first round KO of Gabriel Gonzaga in April, which won a Performance of the Night bonus

5:08
Average fight time by Lewis, 3rd fastest in UFC heavyweight history (min. 5 fights)


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KO/TKOs by Lewis. No other fighter has scored this many striking stoppages inside the Octagon since Lewis’ UFC debut in April 2014

100
Career finishing percentage by Lewis with 14 KO/TKOs and 1 submission across his 15 pro wins

3.9
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Lewis, 9th best among active UFC heavyweights (min. 5 fights)

2.39
Significant strike differential in favor of Lewis, 4th best among active UFC heavyweights (min. 5 fights)

1.51
Significant strikes absorbed per minute rate by Lewis, best among active UFC heavyweights (min. 5 fights)

63.3
Takedown defense percentage by Lewis, 5th best among active UFC heavyweights (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)

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