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.
Michael Chiesa (vs Diego Sanchez)
outstruck opponent 98 to 23 (47-7 significant strikes)
70% significant strike accuracy
83% takedown accuracy
8 guard passes
Chiesa put on a dominant performance last night in Vegas.