Article

2012 By the Numbers

A look at some of the statistics behind 2012
341
Total fights

46.3/20.5/30
Percentage of fights won by decision/submission/KO-TKO

6


New UFC champions crowned: Carlos Condit [interim], Benson Henderson, Renan Barao [interim], Demetrious Johnson, Ronda Rousey, Cain Velasquez

2
Weight classes added to the UFC: flyweight and women's bantamweight

31
Number of events held

9
Number of finishes at UFC 146 and the TUF 16 Finale, the most of any event

1
Number of finishes at UFC on FUEL TV 6, the least of any event (there were two, but one was overturned to a NC)

362
Total combined strikes in Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit, the most in any bout

2.9 million
Number of Twitter followers of Anderson Silva, the most of any fighter

14
Number of Pay-Per-View events scheduled

7
Number of PPV main events that changed between the initial announcement and the actual fight

5
Number of continents that hosted UFC events

68
Number of leg kicks landed by Carlos Condit at UFC 143, a UFC record

3
Most knockouts scored by a single fighter: Matt Brown, Mike Pyle and Cub Swanson (tie)

1


Number of spinning wheel-kick knockouts nominated as an ESPN Play of the Year

16
Number of fighters who fought four times during the year, which is the most any fighter competed

1
Number of fighters who won all four bouts (Matt Brown)

3


Most knockdowns in a single fight: Hugo Viana, TUF 16 Finale

11


Most takedown in a single fight: Cain Velasquez, UFC 155

477
Total strikes landed by Riki Fukuda, the most of any fighter

278

Total significant strikes landed by Max Holloway, the most of any fighter



1:15:00

Combined fight time of Benson Henderson, the most of any fighter

:07


Total fight time of Ryan Jimmo, the least of any fighter

6
TUF season winners crowned

27


Career UFC bouts of Tito Ortiz after his final fight at UFC 148, the most of any fighter in history

Sources: FightMetric, UFC, Twitter, ESPN

Media

Recent
UFC 179 weigh-in at the MaracanaŐÉzinho Gymnasium on October 24, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
24/10/2014
Catch up with featherweight contender Conor McGregor on the beaches of Brazil and UFC 179 stars Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Phil Davis and Glover Teixeira in the days leading up to their bouts in an all-new episode of UFC Embedded.
24/10/2014
Megan Olivi sits down with UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis for an extended interview. Hear Davis discuss life growing up, his famous pink shorts and his bout against Glover Teixeira at UFC 179.
24/10/2014
Fan favorite Conor McGregor meets with the media following his UFC 179 Q&A in Brazil
24/10/2014