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By the Numbers – Fight Night Chicago

 
2
Current ranking of Holly Holm as a UFC women’s bantamweight

193
UFC event where “Holm” scored a second-round head kick KO of Ronda Rousey to become the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, awarded Knockout of the Year in 2015

196
UFC event where Holm dramatically lost the title in the closing moments of the fifth round to Miesha Tate

10
Wins and one loss by Holm as an MMA pro

5
Fighters have scored head kick knockouts in UFC title fights - Holm, TJ Dillashaw at UFC 173 and 177, Renan Barao at UFC 165, Anderson Silva at UFC 126 and Georges St-Pierre at UFC 65

7
KO/TKOs by Holm as an MMA pro

85.7
Percentage of Holm’s striking stoppages stem from kicks (6 of 7)

3.46
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Holm, UFC average is 2.83
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98.5
Percentage of Holm’s 206 significant strikes landed inside the Octagon have come on the feet

88.8
Percentage of Holm’s 206 significant strikes landed inside the Octagon have been landed at distance

52.4
Percentage of Holm’s significant strikes landed targeting her opponent’s head

33
Percentage of Holm’s significant strikes landed targeting her opponent’s body

14.6
Percentage of Holm’s significant strikes landed targeting her opponent’s legs

67.9
Significant striking defense percentage by Holm, UFC average is 58%

86
Takedown defense percentage by Holm as she has stuffed 13 of 15 attempts, UFC average is 60.5%

33-2-3
Holm’s professional boxing record including multiple pro boxing titles

7
Current ranking of Valentina Shevchenko as a UFC women’s bantamweight

54
Significant striking accuracy percentage by the “Bullet,” UFC average is 42%

35
Percentage of Shevchenko’s significant strikes occur in the clinch, UFC average is 20.3%

84
Significant striking accuracy percentage by Shevchenko in the clinch

50
Takedown accuracy percentage by Shevchenko in her two UFC bouts, scoring 5 takedowns on 10 attempts

9
Career finishes by Shevchenko in pro MMA - 4 KO/TKOs, 5 subs

56-2
World Muay Thai/K-1 pro record of Shevchenko, including a win over current UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk
 

6
Current ranking of Edson Barboza as a UFC lightweight

197
UFC event where Barboza, most recently, earned a unanimous decision win over former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis

31
Leg kicks landed by Barboza against Pettis, which accounted for 41.9% of Barboza’s 74 significant strikes landed

6
Fight of the Night bonuses by Barboza, tied for 2nd most in UFC history behind Frankie Edgar and Nate Diaz’s 7

8
Knockdowns by Barboza, tied for 2nd most in UFC lightweight history behind Melvin Guillard’s 13

5
KO/TKOs by Barboza, tied for 3rd most in UFC lightweight history behind UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn’s 6 and Melvin Guillard’s 7

4
KO/TKOs by Barboza stemmed from kicks, tied with Donald Cerrone for most in UFC history

50
Percentage of those KO/TKOs stemmed from leg kicks - Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 162 and Mike Lullo at UFC 123, only Barboza has scored two KO/TKOs via leg kicks in UFC history

1
Fighter in UFC history has earned striking stoppages via head kicks, body kicks and leg kicks - Barboza

84.8
Takedown defense percentage by Barboza, 5th best among active UFC lightweights (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)

3:22:14
Fight time by Gilbert “El Niño” Melendez in Strikeforce, most in Strikeforce history

1,135
Days that Melendez reigned as the Strikeforce lightweight champion, longest reign in Strikeforce history and longer than any UFC lightweight champion so far

11
Wins by Melendez in Strikeforce, most in Strikeforce history


9
Of those wins were Strikeforce lightweight title fights by Melendez

749
Significant strikes landed by Melendez, most in Strikeforce history

1,215
Total strikes landed by Melendez, most in Strikeforce history

474
Of those strikes landed by Melendez were at distance, 3rd most by a Strikeforce fighter

595
Ground strikes by Melendez in Strikeforce, most in Strikeforce history

96-42
Significant strikes landed to absorbed by Melendez in his unanimous decision win over Diego Sanchez at UFC 166, which earned a Fight of the Night bonus

76.7
Takedown defense percentage by Melendez, 5th best in Strikeforce history (min. 5 fights and 20 opp. att.)

81
Takedown defense percentage by Melendez in his four UFC bouts stuffing 17 of 21 opponent attempts

406
Days between Melendez’s most recent UFC bout against current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and his upcoming bout against Barboza

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