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.
Jack Hermansson (vs Gerald Meerschaert)
outstruck opponent 53 to 1 (41-1 significant strikes)
69% significant strike accuracy
9 guard passes
The Joker wasn’t fooling around in the octagon last night – he totalling dominated GM3.