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By the Numbers – Fight Night Sioux Falls

5
Current ranking of Michael McDonald as a UFC bantamweight

195
UFC event where “Mayday” returned to the Octagon after two plus years of injuries and McDonald earned a slick rear naked choke submission of Masanori Kanehara

749
Days between McDonald’s win over Kanehara and McDonald’s previous bout with Urijah Faber at UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2 on December 14th, 2013

5
Knockdowns by McDonald inside the Octagon, tied for most in UFC bantamweight history

0.97
Knockdowns per 15 minutes of fighting by McDonald, 3rd best knockdown rate in UFC bantamweight history (min. 5 fights)

4
Finishes by McDonald - 2 KO/TKOs, 2 subs, 4th most finishes in UFC bantamweight history

70.6
Percentage of McDonald’s 17 career wins that have occurred in the first round including 2 in the UFC and 1 in the WEC

5
Post-fight awards by McDonald - 2x Fight of the Night, 1x Performance of the Night, 1x Submission of the Night and 1x Knockout of the Night, tied for 2nd most in UFC bantamweight history

8
Current ranking of John Lineker as a UFC bantamweight

8
Knockdowns by “Hands of Stone” inside the Octagon, most knockdowns by any fighter who has only fought at 145 pounds or less in UFC history

0
Knockdowns landed against Lineker

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Knockdowns by Lineker occurred as a flyweight, most knockdowns in UFC flyweight history

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Knockdowns by Lineker against Azamat Gashimov and Phil Harris, only Anderson Silva has also scored 3 knockdowns in two different fights

5.43
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Lineker as a UFC flyweight, best rate in UFC flyweight history (min. 5 fights)

5.57
Significant strikes landed per minute rate by Linker as both a bantamweight and flyweight, 10 best rate in UFC history (min. 5 fights)

3
Current ranking of Tony Ferguson as a UFC lightweight

7
Consecutive UFC wins by “El Cucuy”, tied with Khabib Nurmagomedov longest active win streak among UFC lightweights
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Consecutive Performance of the Night bonuses by Ferguson - a guillotine choke of Gleison Tibau, unanimous decision win over Josh Thomson and, most recently, a D’Arce choke of Edson Barboza at The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale

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Fighters have earned a UFC win with a D’Arce choke including Ferguson

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UFC fighters have earned two UFC wins via D’Arce choke - Ferguson and Dustin Poirier

70
Finishing rate percentage by Ferguson inside the Octagon - 3 KO/TKOs, 4 subs

40
Submission accuracy percentage by Ferguson inside the Octagon

80
Percentage of Ferguson’s UFC fights where he’s attempted at least one submission

13
The Ultimate Fighter season Ferguson won as a lightweight


1.26
Significant strike differential landed per minute rate in favor of Ferguson, 5th best among active UFC lightweights (min. 5 fights)

67.9
Significant strike defense percentage by Ferguson, 8th best among active UFC lightweights and 10th best in UFC lightweight history (min. 5 fights and 350 opp. att.)

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Days notice Lando Vannata will be making his UFC debut on as he tangles with Tony Ferguson, replacing an injured Michael Chiesa

8-0
Vannata’s pro record

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KO/TKOs by the Vannata including his most recent first round knockout of Ramico Blackmon this past April

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Submissions by Vannata

85.7
Percentage of Vannata’s pro finishes that have occurred in the first round

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