UFC: number of knockouts and submissions 2014-2017

Number of knockouts and submissions in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) from 2014 to 2017

by David Lange, last edited Aug 9, 2019
UFC: number of knockouts and submissions 2014-2017 The number of knockouts and submissions in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has kept roughly the same proportions over recent years with 145 knockouts and 80 submissions in 2017. This correlates with the number of fights taking place which also been close to same in since 2014. The preferred type of submission move is the rear naked choke.
Georges St-Pierre holds 2 records

    As of June 2019, Canadian Georges St-Pierre still holds the record in the UFC for most takedowns landed during UFC fights with 90 takedowns as well as most strike landed in UFC fights with a total of 2,591 strikes. U.S. American Donald Cerrone holds the record for most knockdowns landed in UFC fights with 20 successful knockdowns.


   In 2018 a total of 39 UFC events were held with the most successful one being UFC 229 – Khabib vs McGregor, achieving a Pay-Per-View buy rate of 2.4 million, the highest so far in UFC history. The average number of Pay-Per-View buys in 2018 was approximately 447 thousand. In 2017, the UFC was estimated at a brand value of two billion U.S. dollars.
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Number of knockouts and submissions in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) from 2014 to 2017

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