By The Numbers: UFC 171

Breaking down Saturday's UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler card By The Numbers...
UFC 171: Hendricks vs. LawlerThis Saturday, the Octagon returns to Dallas, Texas as Johny Hendricks meets Robbie Lawler for the vacant UFC welterweight title. But before UFC 171 begins, let’s take a look at the card By The Numbers.

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The UFC rankings for UFC 171 main event & co-main event stars Johny Hendricks, Carlos Condit, Robbie Lawler, and Tyron Woodley

KO/TKO wins for Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks inside the Octagon, 4th most in UFC welterweight history

Seconds for “Bigg Rigg” to land his infamous left hand on Jon Fitch to earn a KO win at UFC 141, 2nd fastest KO/TKO in UFC welterweight history to Duane “Bang” Ludwig’s 6 second KO

Fighters in UFC history that have earned 3 KO/TKO wins in under one minute - Vitor Belfort, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, Mike “Quick” Swick, and Hendricks

Takedowns per 15 minutes of fighting for Hendricks, 2nd highest in UFC welterweight history to Karo Parisyan and 9th highest in UFC history (min. 5 fights)

Successful takedown attempts for “Bigg Rigg” against Carlos Condit at UFC 158, 4th most ever in a UFC fight

NCAA Division I All-American wrestling honors for Hendricks, representing Oklahoma State University

Year that Hendricks came in 5th place at the NCAA Division I National Championships for wrestling

Year that Hendricks won the NCAA Division I National Championships for wrestling

Year that Hendricks won the NCAA Division I National Championships for wrestling for a second time

Year that Hendricks was the runner-up at the NCAA Division I National Championships for wrestling

Significant strikes landed by “Bigg Rigg” inside the Octagon

Significant strikes landed by Hendricks on former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, most ever in GSP’s career

Percentage of Hendricks’ sig. strikes landed in the clinch, 3rd largest proportion among active UFC fighters (min. 350 attempts)

Successful takedowns by Hendricks, 5th most in UFC 170-pound history

Percentage of those takedowns earned from the clinch

Career wins by finish for “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler

Of those finishing wins via KO/TKO including 2 in his return to Octagon action

KO/TKO wins in the first round for “Ruthless”

Amount of time Lawler has spent on his back inside the Octagon over his 9 fights, 5th shortest UFC welterweight history (min. 5 fights)

Percentage of Lawler’s successful takedowns in the UFC

Fighters not named Robbie Lawler that have earned a knockdown on Rory “Ares” MacDonald over his 9 fights inside the Octagon

Year that “Ruthless” turned pro at 19 years old

Year that Lawler won the EliteXC middleweight title against PRIDE veteran Murilo “Ninja” Rua

Finishes amidst Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit’s 29 career wins (14 KO/TKO, 13 sub)

Stoppages in Condit’s combined UFC/WEC record, 2nd most in UFC/WEC history behind UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes’ 11

Fight bonuses earned in Condit’s UFC/WEC career, 2nd most in UFC/WEC welterweight history

Consecutive Fight of the Night bonuses won by “The Natural Born Killer” in his last 3 Octagon outings

Significant strikes landed per minute by Condit, 5th highest rate among active UFC 170 pounders (min. 5 fights)

Percentage of strikes landed at a distance for Condit, 5th largest proportion for active UFC welterweights (min. 350 attempts)

Significant strikes landed against Martin Kampmann during their rematch last August, only the 4th UFC welterweight to hit triple digits twice alongside Nick Diaz, Georges St-Pierre, and Chris Lytle

UFC event Condit won the interim UFC welterweight championship against Diaz

WEC event Condit won the WEC welterweight title, which he defended 3 times and was the last champion in the division

Fighters have earned knockdowns on former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre in his career - former UFC welterweight champ Matt Serra and Condit

Submission attempts by Condit in UFC/WEC, tied for 5th most in UFC/WEC welterweight history

Wins in the Strikeforce cage for Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley, tied for 4th most in promotion history

Percentage of Woodley’s UFC bouts ending in the first round by KO/TKO

Successful takedowns scored in Woodley’s 11 UFC/Strikeforce bouts

Takedowns successfully defended in 34 attempts by “The Chosen One” in his last 11 bouts

2003, 2005
Years that Woodley earned NCAA Division I All-American wrestling honors representing the University of Missouri

Significant strikes landed by Woodley in Strikeforce

Percentage of those sig. strikes landed in the clinch, largest proportion in Strikeforce history (min. 350 attempts)

Percentage of significant strikes landed in clinch by Woodley in the UFC


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