By The Numbers: UFC Fight Night 198

By Tristen Critchfield Nov 20, 2021

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Ketlen Vieira just added a big name to her mixed martial arts resume.

The Brazilian bloodied and battered Miesha Tate with superior standup en route to a unanimous decision triumph in the UFC Fight Night 198 main event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday night. By derailing Tate’s comeback, Vieira gains some much-needed traction in the women’s bantamweight division on the heels of a disappointing defeat to Yana Kunitskaya this past February.

Here is a by-the-numbers look at UFC Fight Night 198, with statistics courtesy of UFCStats.com.

1: Event in UFC history with at least 11 total fights and one or fewer non-decisions, according to MMADecisions.com. Ten of Saturday’s 11 bouts went the distance.

6: Wins since 2016 for Vieira, tying her with Irene Aldana and Raquel Pennington for the second most in the bantamweight division during that time behind reigning champ Amanda Nunes (seven).

122: Significant strikes landed by Tate. By comparison, Vieira landed 113. However, it was the Brazilian who consistently landed the fight’s most damaging blows.

95: Significant head strikes for Vieira. Tate, meanwhile, landed 52.

60: Significant body strikes by Tate. Vieira landed just 14 body shots.

.160: Takedown success rate for Tate, who landed just one of her six attempts.

5: Consecutive triumphs for Sean Brady, tying him for Muslim Salikhov for the second-longest active winning streak in the UFC’s welterweight division, well behind reigning champion Kamaru Usman (15). Brady earned a unanimous verdict against Michael Chiesa in the evening’s co-main event.

7:45: Total control time for Brady, including 3:21 in the final stanza. The former Cage Fury Fighting Championships title holder also landed five of eight takedown attempts in the fight.

24: Total strikes by which Chiesa outlanded Brady in the final stanza, when he put together a late push in an attempt ot finish his opponent. “Maverick” also outlanded his adversary by 14 significant strikes in the period, but it wasn’t enough to put Brady away.

2: Knockdowns landed by Taila Santos en route to a first-round submission of Joanne Calderwood in a featured female flyweight contest. The Brazilian landed just one knockdown in her first four UFC appearances. It was also the first time in 14 UFC bouts that Calderwood has suffered a knockdown.

8: Consecutive decisions to open UFC Fight Night 198, the second-longest streak in promotion history. Three UFC events share the record with nine consecutive decisions to start a card.

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41: Fighters in UFC history with 40 or more takedowns. Rani Yahya joined this group when landed his second takedown of the fight against Kyung Ho Kang in the second round of their bantamweight clash. Yahya landed three of eight takedowns overall in a three-round verdict over Kang.

100: Significant strikes landed by Adrian Yanez in a split-decision victory against Davey Grant in a featured 135-pound affair. Grant landed 98 significant strikes in a closely-contested bout. Yanez outlanded his opponent 31 to 27 in Round 2 and 45 to 42 in Round 3.

66: Significant head strikes landed by Yanez. Grant landed 40 significant head strikes.

40: Signficant body strikes for Grant. Yanez, meanwhile, landed 14.

10:55: Total control time for Pat Sabatini in a unanimous decision triumph against Tucker Lutz at featherweight. Sabatini held a 111-to-36 edge in total strikes, landed five of 12 takedowns and attempted three submissions while earning his fifth consecutive professional victory.

7: Takedowns landed in 12 attempts by Rafa Garcia in a three-round verdict over Natan Levy at lightweight. Garcia also logged 5:37 of control time compared to just 48 seconds for his opponent.

5: Takedowns landed in 12 attempts by Lupita Godinez in a decision triumph against Konklak Suphisara at strawweight. That matches Godinez’s career best, which was previously set when she landed five takedowns in a win against Silvana Gomez Juarez at UFC Fight Night 184.

3: UFC bouts for Godinez in a span of 43 days, a modern record for the promotion. The previous record of three fights in 65 days was set by “The Ultimate Fighter 14” competitor Dustin Pague in 2012.

111: Total strikes landed by Shayilan Nuerdanbieke in a decision win against Sean Soriano in a featherweight contest. By comparison, Soriano landed 49 total strikes. Nuerdanbieke was able to rack up an advantage in total strikes thanks in large part to landing four takedowns and securing 7:25 of control time. Soriano held a 35-to-17 edge in significant strikes landed but wasn’t able to keep the fight standing long enough to sway the scorecards his way.

1,707: Days since Luana Pinheiro last went the distance, a split decision loss to Cris Macfer Ferreira Macedo at an event in Brazil on March 19, 2017. After a streak of seven consecutive bouts that ended inside a round, Pinheiro went the distance again on Saturday, taking a unanimous verdict over Sam Hughes in a strawweight clash. Advertisement
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