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.
Kamaru Usman (vs Tyron Woodley)
outstruck opponent 336 to 60 (141-34 significant strikes)
72% significant strike accuracy
7 guard passes
The Nigerian Nightmare was just that – a nightmare – last night for the (now former) champ.