The Statistical Star of UFC Newark: Colby Covington

The Statistical Star of UFC Newark: Colby Covington

MMA Manifesto

The Statistical Star of UFC Newark: Colby Covington

By

Aug 3, 2019; Newark, NJ, USA; Colby Covington (red gloves) reacts against Robbie Lawler (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-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.

 

Stream live sports and ESPN originals on ESPN+ for only $4.99 a month. Start your 7-day free trial today!

Canadians – get a free trial of the home of Bellator, NFL & more, DAZN, right here!

Americans, click here.

 

Colby Covington (vs Robbie Lawler)

Key Stats: 

outstruck opponent 201 to 82 (179-89 significant strikes)
10 takedowns
533 total strikes attempted (UFC record)
510 significant strikes attempted (UFC record)

Chaos put it on Ruthless last night.

 

 

More Sports

More MMA Manifesto
Home