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
Countdown to UFC Fight Night takes you inside the training camps of fearsome heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell as they brace for a massive clash in Connecticut.
Sep 1, 2014
Countdown to UFC Fight Night takes you inside the training camps of Gegard Mousasi and Jacare Souza. See these top-ten middleweights prepare for a rematch between two completely different fighters than the ones who first met six years ago.
Sep 1, 2014
Countdown to UFC Fight Night takes you inside the training camps of New England fan favorite Joe Lauzon and fellow submission specialist, The Ultimate Fighter season 15 winner Michael Chiesa.
Sep 1, 2014
Submission artist and no. 7 ranked middleweight Gegard Mousasi plans to take the fight to the ground against talented wrestler Mark Munoz. See Mousasi battle Jacare Souza in the main event at UFC Fight Night Mashantucket.
Sep 1, 2014