Fight Night Sao Paulo: By the Numbers

UFC event where Ryan Bader earned a unanimous decision win over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

30-27, 30-27, 30-27
The judges' scorecards as Bader landed 42 significant strikes to Nogueira's 28 as well as "Darth" scored 5 takedowns on 16 attempts

Current ranking of Ryan Bader as a UFC light-heavyweight

Wins by “Darth” inside the Octagon, 2nd most in modern UFC light heavyweight history behind Jon Jones’ 16

Total Octagon time by Bader, 4th most in UFC light-heavyweight history

Knockdowns by Bader, tied for most in UFC light-heavyweight history

KO/TKOs by Darth inside the Octagon including his most recent second round knockout of Ilir Latifi by knee at UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Barnett, which earned Bader a Performance of the Night bonus
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Seconds it took for Bader to secure a guillotine choke on Vladimir Matyushenko at UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Dodson, fastest submission in modern UFC light-heavyweight history

Takedowns by Darth, 2nd most takedowns in UFC light-heavyweight history behind Rashad Evans’ 50

2004, 2006
Years that Bader earned NCAA Division I All-American honors wrestling for Arizona State University

The Ultimate Fighter season Bader won as a light-heavyweight as a member of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s team, which is Bader’s opponent’s twin brother

Current ranking of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira as a UFC light-heavyweight

KO/TKOs by “Minotouro” inside the Octagon including his most recent first round knockout of Patrick Cummins at UFC 198

Year the Nogueira won the bronze medal in boxing at the Pan American Games in the super heavyweight division

Significant striking defense percentage by Nogueira, 4th best among active UFC light-heavyweights (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.)

Significant strikes absorbed per minute rate by Nogueira, 5th best among active UFC light-heavyweights (min. 5 fights)

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

Most recent calendar year, besides the current one, where Nogueira competed in two UFC fights

Current ranking of Thomas Almeida as a UFC bantamweight

Almeida’s pro record including four wins inside the Octagon

Career finishing rate percentage by “Thominhas” as he has finished all but one of his opponents - his UFC debut unanimous decision win over Tim Gorman in November 2014

Consecutive knockouts by Almeida inside the Octagon

Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Thominhas, UFC average is 2.83

Significant striking accuracy percentage by Almeida, UFC average is 42%

Takedown defense percentage by Thominhas as he has stuffed 15 of 18 attempts, UFC average is 60.5%

Percentage of Almeida’s first four UFC bouts that have earned bonuses - 3x Performance of the Night and 1x Fight of the Night, only UFC fighter thus far to start their career with four straight bonuses

Pro record of Albert “The Warrior” Morales

28-28, 28-28, 29-27
The judges’ scorecards of Morales’ Octagon debut against The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America winner Alejandro Perez making it a “majority draw” decision

Career submission wins by Morales including two in the first round both by triangle choke

Career KO/TKOs by The Warrior including a first round knockout only 20 seconds into the bout

Current ranking of Claudia Gadelha as a UFC women’s strawweight

Pro record by “Claudinha” including two wins inside the Octagon and one win in Invicta FC, both losses by decision to current UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Takedown accuracy percentage by Gadelha, UFC average is 39.5%

Takedowns per 15 minutes rate by Gadelha, UFC average is 1.75

Takedowns by Claudinha in all four of her UFC appearances

Significant strikes landed by Gadelha en route to her most recent unanimous decision win over Jessica Aguilar, 7th most in UFC women’s strawweight history

Percentage of Cortney “Cast Iron” Casey’s six professional wins occur in the first round

Of those finishes by Cast Iron occurred inside the Octagon in back-to-back bouts as Casey scored a knockout of Cristina Stanciu and, most recently, submitted Randa Markos via armbar at UFC 202

Fight of the Night bonuses by Casey in her first two UFC bouts against Joanne Calderwood and Seo Hee Ham

Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Cast Iron, UFC average is 2.83

Significant striking accuracy percentage by Casey, UFC average is 42%
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