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 Shamil Abdurakhimov)
outstruck opponent 46 to 3 (25-3 significant strikes)
58% significant strike %
5 for 5 takedowns
3 guard passes
Razor Blaydes put a dominate beating on Abrek in Abu Dhabi.
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