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The Statistical Star of UFC 216: Demetrious Johnson

 

Mixed martial arts may not have reached its statistical revolution stage like other sports (and perhaps it never will given its primordial nature), but there is still plenty of good data out there.  So, following each UFC event, The MMA Manifesto will parse the numbers provided by FightMetric and target which pugilist enjoyed the best statistical night.

 

Demetrious Johnson (vs Ray Borg)

Key Stats: 

outstruck opponent 172 to 22
79% significant strike %
19 guard passes

Mighty Mouse put up eye-popping numbers in his record-breaking UFC title defense.