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.
Curtis Blaydes (vs Justin Willis)
outstruck opponent 72 to 9 (22-2 significant strikes)
66% significant strike accuracy
22% opponent’s significant strike accuracy
7 for 11 takedowns
4 guard passes
Razor put a dominant beating on Big Pretty last night in Nashville.