By The Numbers: UFN Cincy

Breaking down Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva card By The Numbers...
<a href='../event/UFC-Silva-vs-Irvin'>UFC Fight Night:</a> Brown vs. SilvaOn Saturday, the Octagon is in Cincinnati for the welterweight meeting between Matt Brown and Erick Silva. But before UFC Fight Night begins, let’s take a look at the card By The Numbers.

Days since the Octagon made its last appearance in Ohio at UFC 96 in Columbus, which was the first/only time headliner Matt “The Immortal” Brown fought in his home state for the UFC

Days since the UFC was last in Cincinnati, Ohio at the U.S. Bank Arena at UFC 77: Hostile Territory, which was headlined by then UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva defended his belt against former champ Rich “Ace” Franklin

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Time in seconds it took for both main eventers Matt Brown and Erick Silva to win their last bout by KO

Ranking of Matt Brown among active UFC welterweights

Fight win streak inside the Octagon for “The Immortal”, longest active streak in the 170-pound division

Bonuses in Brown’s last two UFC appearances - Fight of the Night against Jordan Mein and Knockout of the Night against Mike Pyle

Wins at welterweight in the UFC for Brown, 6th most in UFC welterweight history behind Thiago Alves’ 12, Jon Fitch’s 13, Josh Koscheck’s 14, UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes’ 16, and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre’s 19.

Wins by finish in the UFC for “The Immortal,” 2nd most in 170-pound history behind Hughes’ 10

KO wins by Brown inside the Octagon - 5 of his last 6 wins by KO, most in UFC welterweight history

Knockdowns in Brown’s UFC career, 4th most at 170 pounds behind Anthony Johnson’s 8, Jake Ellenberger’s 8, St-Pierre’s 8, and Alves’ 12.

Percentage of Brown’s significant striking accuracy, highest rate in UFC welterweight history

Submission attempts by “The Immortal,” tied for 3rd most attempts in UFC welterweight history behind St-Pierre’s 23 and Chris Lytle’s 31

Ranking of Erick “Indio” Silva among active UFC welterweights

Percentage of Silva’s UFC wins by first round finish - KO of Luis Ramos, rear naked choke of Charlie Brenneman, inverted triangle armbar of Jason High, and, most recently, TKO of Takenori Sato

Seconds for “Indio” to score a TKO stoppage over Sato at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi

Percentage of Silva’s 18 significant strikes attempted that landed against Sato, which broke an esoteric record previously held by Anderson Silva with his 13 for 13 significant strikes landed against James “Sandman” Irvin

Significant strikes landed by Carlo Prater, Jason High, and/or Sato against Erick Silva, only fighter in UFC history to have 3 fights with 0 strikes absorbed

Fight Night bonuses for Silva - 2x Submission of the Night, 1x Fight of the Night, and 1x Performance of the Night

Average fight time for Silva, quickest on the active UFC roster

Ranking of Costas Philippou among active UFC middleweights

Years that Costas was a boxer before switching to pro MMA

Percentage of Philippou’s significant strikes to his opponent’s head, the largest percentage in UFC middleweight history (min. 5 fights and 300 att)

Percentage of Philippou’s sig. strikes from distance, 7th highest among active 185 pounders fighters (min. 5 fights and 350 att.)

Percentage of Philippou’s Wins by KO in his pro MMA career

Knockdowns by Costas against Jared Hamman, tied for the 2nd most ever in a UFC middleweight bout

KO wins for Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin

Percentage of “The Monsoon’s” total strikes that have been attempted that are significant strikes in his 3 UFC appearances

Percentage of Larkin’s 113 significant strikes attempted were thrown at Brad Tavares’ head at UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou

Percentage of Larkin’s takedown defense accuracy stuffing 16 of 20 takedowns in the UFC

Pound division, which Erik “New Breed” Koch previously competed at and compiled a 5-3 record in the UFC and WEC

Win for Koch in his UFC lightweight debut at UFC 170 with a first round TKO finish of Rafaello Oliveira

Knockout of the Night bonuses for “New Breed” in UFC/WEC

Percentage of Koch’s finishing rate in UFC/WEC

Submission wins for “New Breed” in his pro MMA career

The Ultimate Fighter season Daron “The Detroit Superstar” Cruickshank was a cast member on

Fighters in UFC history own at least 2 head kick wins including Cruickshank - KO of Henry Martinez at UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz and, most recently, TKO of Mike Rio at UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Thomson

KO wins in “The Detroit Superstar’s” pro MMA career

Percentage of Cruickshank’s 142 total strikes attempted were at distance in his decision win over Yves Edwards at UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Moraga

Takedown defense percentage for the former NCAA Division III wrestler Cruickshank

Sunday, May 27
Liverpool, United Kingdom


John Gooden heads to Liverpool to meet with one of the UFC’s rising welterweight stars, Darren Till. They touch on subjects ranging from his childhood, current standing in the UFC and more! Full episode airing now on FIGHT PASS!
See the journey that brought Darren Till from his perilous beginnings in Liverpool to his thrilling ascent to prominence in the UFC. Then hear the sport’s top fighters and analysts reveal why they believe he has all the makings of a future champion.
After defeating Demian Maia by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night Chile, Kamaru Usman believes that he is the most dangerous welterweight in the world.
Kamaru Usman extended his welterweight win-streak to eight, after defeating Demian Maia by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night Chile. Watch Usman's Octagon interview where he discusses the performance and what's next at welterweight.