UFC165 Media Notes & Fun Facts

As a media covering the UFC event, they handed out to each media outlet a package with interesting information and fun facts about each UFC fighters, especially with their stats and records. It’s quite interesting to know.

Here are some of the key interesting UFC facts I would like to share with the UFC fans:

1) Renan Barao is on an incredible 33-fight unbeaten streak

2) UFC165 represents the organizations’s 4th trip to Toronto and third to Air Canada Centre (following UFC140, UFC152)

3) The September 21 event will mark Canada’s 14th overall UFC event since 2008

4) At 24, Jon Jones became the UFC’s youngest champion when he dethroned Shogun Rua in March 2011

5) Jones has successfully defended his light heavyweight title in 5 consecutive fights, tying Tito Ortiz for the division record

6) Jones 552 significant strikes landed rank 3rd in light heavyweight history

7) No light heavyweight in UFC history has earned their first 5 finishes outside the Octagon sooner than Gustafsson, who did it in his first 6 wins

8) Eddie Wineland’s 3 KO/TKO victories are the most in UFC/WEC bantamweight history

9) Wineland has landed 397 significant strikes, the 5th most in UFC/WEC bantamweight history

10) Gustafsson’s average fight time of 7:19 is the 2nd shortest among active light heavyweights with 5 UFC fights

*Facts & stats courtesy from the UFC organization

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