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Belfort vs. Bisping By the Numbers

A look at some of the stats behind Saturday's Belfort vs. Bisping main event
21
Career wins of Vitor Belfort

1997
Year of his UFC debut

24
Career wins of Michael Bisping

2006
Year of his UFC debut

3
UFC title shots Belfort has gotten

0
Number Bisping has gotten

0


Percent chance Michael Bisping is happy about this

19
Number of Bisping wins that were finishes

16
Number of Bisping wins that came via knockout

                1

Rank of Vitor Belfort among UFC fighters with most first-round finishes

3
Combined seasons of TUF coached by Belfort and Bisping

49


Length, in seconds, of fight where Belfort won the UFC light heavyweight championship from Randy Couture

840
Number of significant strikes landed by Michael Bisping in his UFC career, the fourth-most of any fighter

78
UFC event at which Bisping became the first-ever British fighter to headline a UFC card

9

Number of UFC, PRIDE and Strikeforce champions -- former and current -- Belfort has fought

1

Number of times Bisping referred to fellow contender Chris Weidman as "Sick Note" in a recent blog


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