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Fast Facts for Our 20th Anniversary

Some records and rarities from the UFC's first 20 years...
Events to date  – 250

Fights – 2,474

Fighters – 1,147

Champions – 59

Rounds – 5,270

Time – 23,473 minutes, 38 second (or 391 hours, 13 minutes, 1 second)

Knockouts – 833

Submissions – 644

Decisions – 964

Other results – 31

Weight classes (all-time) – 16

Weight classes (current) – 9

500th Fight – Jon Fitch vs. Brock Larson – Fight Night 2, Oct. 3, 2005

1,000th Fight – Jim Miller vs. David BaronUFC 89, Oct. 18, 2008

2,000th Fight – Hacran Dias vs. Iuri Alcantara – UFC 147, June 23, 2012

100th event – UFC 78, Nov. 17, 2007

200th event – UFC on FX 2, Mar. 3, 2012

10,000th minute of fight time – During UFC 102, Aug. 29, 2009

20,000th minute of fight time – During UFC on FX 6, Dec. 14, 2012

EVENT RECORDS
Longest event – UFC on FUEL TV 7 – 168 minutes, 39 seconds

Shortest event – UFC 1 - 13 minutes, 25 seconds

Most fights at single event – 15 – UFC 2

Fewest fights at single event – 6 – UFC 37.5

Event with most finishes – 10 – UFC Fight Night 13 –and- UFC on FUEL TV 10

Event with most knockouts – 8 – UFC on FOX 7 –and- UFC 92

Event with most submissions – 8 – UFC on FUEL TV 10

Event with fewest finishes – 2 – UFC 161 (9 decisions) –and- UFC 94 (8 decisions)

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS - Career
Most wins – 18 – Georges St-Pierre and Matt Hughes

Most knockouts – Anderson Silva, 11

Most submissions – Royce Gracie, 11

Most total finishes – Anderson Silva, 14

Most knockdowns – Anderson Silva, 17

Most strikes landed – Georges St-Pierre, 2,398

Highest striking accuracy – Anderson Silva, 67.45%

Most takedowns landed – Georges St-Pierre, 84

Highest takedown accuracy – Georges St-Pierre, 75.0%

Highest takedown defense – Jon Jones, 95.8%

Consecutive knockouts – Chuck Liddell, 7

Consecutive first-round knockouts – Shane Carwin, 4

Most submission attempts – Chris Lytle, 31

Highest submission accuracy – Kenny Florian, 53.85%

Consecutive wins – Anderson Silva, 16

Consecutive finishes – Anderson Silva, 8

Consecutive first-round finishes – Shane Carwin/Matt Hughes/Mike Swick, 4

Consecutive submissions – Royce Gracie, 11

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS – Single Fight
Quickest knockout – Duane Ludwig, 6.0 seconds at UFC Fight Night 3

Quickest submission – Oleg Taktarov, 9.0 seconds at UFC 6

Latest knockout (3-round) – John Howard, 4:55 R3 at the TUF 10 Finale

Latest submission (3-round) – Cole Miller, 4:48 R3 at UFC 86

Most strikes landed – Royce Gracie, 355 at UFC 5

Most takedowns landed – Khabib Nurmagomedov, 21 at UFC 160

Most submission attempts – Cole Miller, 10 at UFC Fight Night 11

Most knockdowns – Forrest Petz, 5 at UFC Fight Night 6

Biggest comeback (total strikes) – Anderson Silva (64 strikes) vs. Chael Sonnen (320 strikes) at UFC 117

PHYSICAL RECORDS
Largest height discrepancy – Stefan Struve (84”) vs. Pat Barry (71”) at UFC on Versus 6, a 13” difference

Largest age discrepancy – Royce Gracie vs. Ron Van Clief at UFC 5, a 24 year difference

Largest weight discrepancy – Keith Hackney vs . Emmanuel Yarbrough, 416 pounds

Tallest – Stefan Struve, 84”

Shortest – Jessica Andrade, John Lineker, and Phil Johns at 62”

Longest reach – Jon Jones and Stefan Struve, 84.5”

Shortest reach – Antonio Banuelos and Issei Tamura, 63”

Oldest – Ron Van Clief, 51 years old

Youngest – Dan Lauzon, 18 years, 7 months, 14 days

FIRSTS
First Fight – Gerard Gordeau vs. Teila Tuli at UFC 1

First knockout – Gerard Gordeau over Teila Tuli, UFC 1 (kick to head on ground)

First submission – Royce Gracie over Art Jimmerson, UFC  1 (mount position)

Tournament championship fight – Royce Gracie over Gerard Gordeau, UFC 1 (rear-naked choke)

Weight class title fight – Jerry Bohlander over Nick Sanzo, UFC 12 Lightweight Tournament Title

First heavyweight fight – Justin Martin vs. Eric Martin, UFC 12 (200+ lbs.)

First 205 lbs. fight – Matt Lindland vs. Ricardo Almeida, UFC 31
First 185 lbs. fight – Mark Hughes vs. Alex Stiebling, UFC 28
First 170 lbs. fight – Laverne Clark vs. Josh Stewart, UFC 16
First 155 lbs. fight – Jens Pulver vs. Joao Roque, UFC 26
First 145 lbs. fight – Pablo Garza vs. Fredson Paixao, TUF 12 Finale
First 135 lbs. fight – Nick Pace vs. Will Campuzano, TUF 12 Finale
First 125 lbs. fight – Ian McCall vs. Demetrious Johnson, UFC on FX 2
First women’s 135 lbs. fight – Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche, UFC 157

LASTS

Last fighter to wear shoes – Mark Robinson, UFC 30

Last bare knuckle fight – Randy Couture vs. Steven Graham, UFC 13

Last legal headbutt – Mark Coleman, vs. Maurice Smith at UFC 14

Last fight without a time limit – Royce Gracie vs. Dan Severn, UFC 4

Last legal groin shot – Kazuo Takahashi, vs. Wallid Ismail at UFC 12

Last fighter to wear a gi – Frank Carraci, vs. Laverne Clark at UFC 18

Last legal knees to the head of a downed fighter – Mark Kerr, vs. Moti Horenstein at UFC 14

Last UFC event without weight classes – Ultimate Ultimate ‘96

Last one-night tournament – UFC 23: Ultimate Japan 2

ODDITIES and RARITIES
First head kick knockout – Gerard Gordeau over Teila Tuli, UFC 1

First wheel kick knockout – Edson Barboza over Terry Etim, UFC 142

Double-knockouts – 1: Gray Maynard vs. Rob Emerson at TUF 5 Finale

Spinning backfist knockouts – 2: Shonie Carter (UFC 31) and John Makdessi (UFC 129)

Spinning back kick knockouts – 3: Renan Barao (UFC 165), Dennis Siver (UFC 93), David Loiseau (UFC 53)

Upkick knockouts: 1, Jon Fitch at UFC Fight Night 5

One-time Submissions:
Frank Mir    Toe Hold    UFC 41
Kenny Robertson    "Suloev Stretch"    UFC 157
Chan Sung Jung    Twister    UFN 24
Charles Oliveira    Calf Slicer    Fox 2
CB Dollaway    Peruvian Necktie    UFN 14
Jason Von Flue    Von Flue Choke    UFN 3
Pablo Garza    Flying Triangle    UFC 129
Nick Pace    Pace/Pillory Choke    TUF 12

Super heavyweight bouts – 1, Josh Barnett vs. Gan McGee at UFC 28

Most strikes absorbed in a fight without being knocked out – Anderson Silva, 320 strikes at UFC 117

Slam takedowns Landed – Karo Parisyan, 15 (of 53 career takedowns)

Most leg kicks landed in a single fight – Carlos Condit, 68 at UFC 143


Source: FightMetric


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