The Statistical Star of UFC 236: Nikita Krylov

The Statistical Star of UFC 236: Nikita Krylov

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The Statistical Star of UFC 236: Nikita Krylov

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Apr 13, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; Ovince Saint Preux (red gloves) fights Nikita Krylov (blue gloves) during UFC 236 at State Farm Arena. Krylov won by submission in the second round. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

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.

 

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Nikita Krylov (vs Ovince Saint Preux)

Key Stats: 

outstruck opponent 60 to 8 (27-4 significant strikes)
61% significant strike accuracy
1 for 2 takedowns
2 guard passes
2 submission attempts
1 successful submission

The Miner dug up some nice stats last night in Atlanta.

 

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