The UFC now has two events in 2023. For next year, our plan is to do an event-by-event review after each card, as well as keep a running total of pertinent UFC stats for the year. Below is the post-UFC 283 update for data in 2023.
So far we have had 26 fights, with ten fights ending in decision and sixteen ending within the distance. That includes two rear naked chokes, a medical stoppage, and two KO body shots. Light heavyweight and bantamweight have had the most fights so far in 2023, and we’re already hitting 3,000 significant blows landed.
Take a look at all the numbers we’ll be tracking as the year progresses.
Total fights: 26
Title fights: 2
Split Decisions: 2
Types of Finishes
Rear Bare Choke: 2
Arm triangle from mount: 1
Guillotine choke after coming down guard: 1
Knockouts and Technical Knockouts
Medic Interrupt: 1
Flying knee to the head: 1
Ranged Body Kick: 1
Knees to body from distance: 1
Ranged Head Punch: 3
Ranged Headshots: 2
Head shots from back check: 1
Guard Head Hits: 1
Clinch head shots: 1
fights by weight division
Light Heavyweight: 4
Women’s Featherweight: one
Women’s Bantamweight: one
Women’s Flyweight: one
Total UFC stats in 2023
Total takedowns landed: 8
Total sending attempts: 9
Total reversals: 4
Total Significant Attacks Attempted: 5,417
Total significant strikes landed: 2,718
Total Significant Head Blows Attempted: 4,257
Total significant head impacts received: 1,764
Total Significant Body Shots Attempted: 797
Total significant bodily impacts received: 634
Total significant leg strike attempts: 363
Total significant blows to the legs: 320
Total significant distance shots attempted: 4,792
Total Significant Distance Strikes Landed: 2,235
Total Significant Clinch Strikes Attempted: 384
Total Significant Clinch Strikes Connected: 290
Total Significant Ground Attack Attempts: 241
Total significant ground attacks made: 193
Total Attacks Attempted: 6,153
Total strikes landed: 3,371
Total Takedowns Attempted: 130
Total Takedowns Made: 37
Memorable Fighting Stats in 2023
Shorter three-round bout: Gabriel Bonfim submits Mounir Lazzez at 0:49 of Round 1 at UFC 283.
Most recent finish in a three-round bout: Dan Ige knocked out Damon Jackson at 4:13 of Round 2 at UFC Vegas 67.
Most takedowns landed: Thiago Moises hits four of seven shots on Melquizael Costa at UFC 283 and Dan Argueta hits four of six shots against Nick Aguirre at UFC Vegas 67.
Most submission attempts: Deiveson Figueiredo two submission attempts against Brendan Moreno at UFC 283 and Dan Argueta two submission attempts against Nick Aguirre at UFC Vegas 67.
Most falls landed: Eight fighters with a knockdown each (five at UFC 283 and three at UFC Vegas 67).
Most significant strikes hit in a three-round fight: Jessica Andrade lands 231 of 369 meaningful striking attempts in a unanimous decision win over Lauren Murphy.
New UFC records in 2023
Jamahal Hill lands 232 significant strikes in a UFC light heavyweight fight for a new UFC LHW single fight record. Hill defeated Glover Teixeira via unanimous decision to win the UFC light heavyweight title.
Jessica Andrade lands a significant 231 strikes in a UFC women’s flyweight fight for a new UFC women’s flyweight record. Andrade defeated Lauren Murphy via unanimous decision.
Jessica Andrade tied Amanda Nunes for the most wins in women’s UFC history with her 15th win with the promotion.
Statistics via UFC Stats