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Fight Night Atlanta Fast Facts

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Before UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou takes place on January 15 in Duluth, Georgia, we take a look at some of the facts and figures behind the event. Click in parentheses to watch past fights and finishes free on UFC.com, UFC Fight Pass (where available) or UFC.TV.

4
Previous UFC events held in the “Peach State” - UFC 145 (watch) and UFC 88 in Atlanta (watch the main event); UFC 13 (watch the main event) and UFC 11 in Augusta

75
Percentage of the main and co-main event middleweights who are ranked in the top 15 - #6 Luke Rockhold, #10 Costas Philippou and #13 Lorenz Larkin

50
Percentage of fighters on the rest of the main card who are ranked - #6 TJ Dillashaw and #7 Mike Easton for bantamweights; #4 John Moraga and #15 Dustin Ortiz for flyweights

142
Combined career wins of the 12 fighters on the main card

54
Total knockout wins, with 8 of them donated by stand-up specialist Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin

45
Submission victories owned by the main carders, with 14 of them coming from BJJ black belt Cole Miller (watch him submit Ross Pearson, Dan Lauzon, Jorge Gurgel and Junie Browning)

2.5
Hour drive from Duluth, Georgia to either Augusta, GA where Cole Miller was born or Macon, Georgia where he was raised. "Magrinho" takes on Sam Sicilia in a featherweight fracas to start off the main card

9-0
Outgoing Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold’s record in Strikeforce (watch Rockhold vs. Bradley)

15
Age at which Costas Philippou began boxing

13
Years that the “Cyprus Slugger” boxed competitively, including a 3-0 stint as a professional

7
Fights finished by Luke Rockhold in Strikeforce, the most in that company's history (tied with Cung Le)

4
Consecutive 1st round rear naked choke victories in Strikeforce for Rockhold

88.1
Percentage of Costas Philippou’s significant strikes landed that are to an opponent’s head, most in the middleweight division

116
Significant strikes landed by Brad Tavares against Riki Fukuda, 4th most in middleweight division history (watch)

48
Seconds that Derek Brunson's last fight lasted, during which time he dropped his opponent with a head kick then choked him out (watch)

1
Number of Olympic medals held by Yoel Romero -- he took silver in freestyle wrestling for Cuba in the 2000 Games.

100
Percent of Yoel Romero’s six wins that have come by knockout

12
Significant strikes attempted and landed for “Soldier of God” Romero in his UFC debut, including the fight-ending flying knee that earned him the Knockout of the Night bonus (watch)

358
Days between John Moraga's UFC debut and his title shot against flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (watch his debut)

0
Number of times Dillashaw has been taken down in his UFC career - Raphael Assuncao went 0 for 6 on attempts in their last fight (watch)

40
Percent of non-Brazilian fighters who have won when fighting in Brazil at a UFC event. Included in that minority are Dustin Ortiz and Sam Sicilia, who scored TKO wins at UFC Fight Night in November (watch Sicilia vs. Pepey)

110,000
Total dollars in bonus money that Mike Easton and TJ Dillashaw scored in their last respective fights, both of which earned Fight of the Night awards (watch Pickett vs. Easton and Assuncao vs. Dillashaw)

2006
Year in which Charlie Brenneman won the "Pros vs. Joes" reality TV show

2010
Year in which Brenneman beat Jason High in what was the UFC debut for the welterweights. High was released after the loss and returned to the UFC in 2012 when it absorbed Strikeforce and scheduled to fight at UFC Fight Night in Atlanta. Brenneman was released in 2012 after losing two in a row. High got appendicitis and was forced to withdraw, opening the door for Brenneman's return -- now at lightweight.

6400
Approximate number of miles between Garett Whiteley's hometown of Indianapolis and Iraq, where he was deployed as a National Guardsman

12
Unbeaten streak currently held by UFC lightweight Isaac Vallie-Flagg


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