UFC 200 By the Numbers

By Tristen Critchfield Jul 10, 2016

A while back, few would have thought that Amanda Nunes would have been the final person to have her hand raised at UFC 200. But it’s been an unpredictable sort of week, and it’s only fitting that Nunes capped things off with a championship upset in the evening’s headliner, as she submitted Miesha Tate with a rear-naked choke 3:16 into the opening round of their bout to claim the bantamweight throne.

As a whole, UFC 200 was probably not the promotion’s best card of all-time, despite the hype that preceded it. However, there were plenty of big names throughout the card, and as a result, plenty of facts and figures to examine. Here is a by-the-numbers look at UFC 200, with statistics courtesy of FightMetric.com.

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4: Undisputed women’s bantamweight champions in UFC history after Nunes’ victory. The Brazilian joins Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm and Tate as the women to have held 135-pound gold.

6: Victories at women’s bantamweight in UFC competition for Nunes, tying her with Rousey for the most in the brief history of the division.

5: Finishes for Nunes in the UFC following her win over Tate. Only Rousey, with six, has more. In addition to Tate, “Lioness has stopped Sara McMann, Shayna Baszler, Germaine de Randamie and Sheila Gaff in the Octagon.

37: Significant strikes by which Nunes outlanded Tate. Nunes landed 35 of her 40 significant strikes to the head before securing the fight-ending submission. Tate, meanwhile, landed just three of 15 significant strikes in the blowout loss.

4: Takedowns landed in eight attempts for Brock Lesnar in his decision triumph over Mark Hunt in the heavyweight co-main event, the second-highest total of the former heavyweight champion’s UFC tenure.

137: Total strikes landed by Lesnar, including 103 in a dominant round three. By comparison, Hunt landed 25.

1,653: Days since Lesnar’s last Octagon appearance, a first-round technical knockout loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141.

153: Total strikes landed by Daniel Cormier as he used his wrestling and top control to cruise to a unanimous decision over Anderson Silva in a light heavyweight bout. By comparison, Silva landed 30 total strikes.

3: Takedowns landed in three attempts by Cormier. The American Kickboxing Academy product landed one takedown in each round and generally controlled the action from there, much to the chagrin of those in attendance at the T-Mobile Arena.

16: Wins by Jose Aldo in UFC/WEC featherweight competition, most in the combined history of the two promotions. Aldo earned a five-round verdict over Frankie Edgar to claim interim 145-pound gold on Saturday night.

68: Head strikes landed by Aldo at a 42-percent success rate. By comparison, Edgar 42 significant head strikes at a 19-percent clip.

1: Overall significant strike advantage for Aldo, who outlanded Edgar by an 80-to-79 count. Edgar outlanded his foe 21 to 17 in round three and 20 to 16 in round four, while Aldo held a 19-to-10 edge in round five. Both men landed 14 significant strikes apiece in rounds one and two.

0: Takedowns landed in 11 attempts by Edgar. The New Jersey native landed two of 11 takedowns in their first meeting at UFC 156.

6:02:49: Total Octagon time for Edgar, making him the first fighter in UFC history to log six hours in the cage. Georges St. Pierre is No. 2 at 5:28:12.

10: KO/TKO victories in UFC competition for Cain Velasquez, tying him with Michael Bisping, Anthony Johnson and Chuck Liddell for third-most in promotion history. Only Vitor Belfort (12) and Anderson Silva (11) have more KO/TKO wins. Velasquez stopped Travis Browne with punches 4:57 into round one of their featured matchup.

12: Heavyweight victories for Velasquez, tying him for No. 3 all-time in the division. Frank Mir is No. 1 with 16 wins and Andrei Arlovski is second with 14 wins.

84: Total strikes by which Velasquez outlanded Browne during their abbreviated clash. He also held a 50-to-6 advantage in significant strikes landed.

4: Consecutive victories for Julianna Pena, tying her with Nunes for the longest active streak in the women’s bantamweight division. Pena outpointed former No. 1 contender Cat Zingano in a pivotal 135-pound clash.

124: Significant strikes landed by Kelvin Gastelum in his decision triumph over former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks, a career high for “The Ultimate Fighter 17” winner. Gastelum’s previous best of 67 came in a three-round verdict over Nicholas Musoke at UFC Fight Night “Swanson vs. Stephens.” Hendricks, meanwhile, landed 70 significant strikes.

64: Significant strikes landed by T.J. Dillashaw in his unanimous decision victory over Raphael Assuncao, the most anyone has landed against the Brazilian in UFC/WEC competition. The previous best occurred when Bryan Caraway landed 39 significant strikes in a loss to Assuncao at UFC Fight Night “MacDonald vs. Saffiedine” in October 2014.

29: Significant strikes landed by Dillashaw in their first meeting, a bout Assuncao won via split decision.

80: Total strikes by which Sage Northcutt outlanded Enrique Marin in their lightweight bout. The 20-year-old also held a 41-to-16 edge in significant strikes.

4: Takedowns landed in 10 attempts by Marin, the most of any Northcutt opponent to date.

12: Finishes in the Octagon for Joe Lauzon following his first-round technical knockout victory over Diego Sanchez. That ranks fifth in UFC history behind only Vitor Belfort (14), Anderson Silva (14), Matt Hughes (13) and Frank Mir (13).

1: Stoppage loss via strikes in 35 professional bouts for the notoriously durable Sanchez. His only other career TKO defeat, which came against B.J. Penn at UFC 107, was the result of a doctor stoppage. The loss ended a streak of 10 straight Sanchez fights that went the distance.

9: Finishes for Jim Miller after his first-round stoppage of Takanori Gomi, tying him for second in UFC lightweight history. Only Joe Lauzon (12) has more at 155 pounds. Miller put “The Fireball Kid” away with punches from back mount 2:18 into round one.

15: Wins at 155 pounds in UFC competition for Miller, tying him with Donald Cerrone for No. 2 all-time in the division behind only Gleison Tibau (16).

3: Consecutive defeats for Gomi following his loss to Miller, the longest losing streak of his 48-fight career. The 37-year-old has experienced two-bout skids on three other occasions before winning his next fight.

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