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Derrick
Lewis
never fails to entertain.

Nearly stopped by kicks to the body in the opening frame of his
headlining encounter with Travis
Browne
at
UFC Fight Night 105 “Lewis vs. Browne,”
Lewis rallied to score
a technical knockout victory 3:12 into the second frame in Halifax,
Nova Scotia, Canada, on Sunday night.

While the “Black Beast” might not yet be ready for a heavyweight
title shot, his rise through the division is hard to overlook
(online sportsbooks). Here is a by-the-numbers
look at UFC Fight Night 105, with statistics courtesy of
FightMetric.com .

8: KO/TKO victories in UFC competition for Lewis, tying him with
Junior dos
Santos
, Matt
Mitrione
and Roy Nelson
for third most among heavyweights in promotion history. Only
Andrei
Arlovski
(9) and Cain
Velasquez
(10) have more KO/TKO victories.

6: Consecutive triumphs for Lewis following his second-round
technical knockout victory over Browne. That is the longest active
streak in the heavyweight division. Rising star Francis
Ngannou
is No. 2 with five straight victories.

18: Significant strikes landed by Browne in round one, including 10
to the body and eight to the legs. Lewis, meanwhile, landed just
four. “Hapa” appeared to have his opponent reeling with a series of
kicks to the body, but “The Black Beast” somehow managed to survive
the frame.

32: Significant strike advantage for Lewis in the decisive second
stanza. The Houston native floored Browne and landed 17 significant
strikes on the mat to close out his victory over Browne.

708: Days since Johny
Hendricks
’ last UFC victory. The former welterweight champion
returned to the win column for the first time since March 2015 with
a unanimous decision triumph over Hector
Lombard
at middleweight in Sunday’s co-main event.

0: Takedowns landed — and attempted — by Hendricks, a former NCAA
national champion wrestler at Oklahoma State University. Hendricks’
61 career takedowns are tied for fifth most all-time in UFC
history. Lombard, meanwhile, landed two of nine takedown attempts
in defeat.

51: Significant strikes landed by Hendricks. Lombard, meanwhile,
landed 37.

53: Significant strikes at distance landed by Octagon debutante
Gavin
Tucker
in his unanimous decision triumph over Sam Sicilia.
By comparison, Sicilia landed just nine significant strikes at
range.

.110: Significant striking accuracy for Sicilia, who landed just 10
of 87 significant strikes in the featherweight scrap. Tucker,
meanwhile, landed 55 of 163 significant strikes, a 33 percent
clip.

59: Total strikes by which Elias
Theodorou
outlanded Cezar
Ferreira
in their middleweight bout. “The Spartan” outlanded
his foe 18 to 9 in round one, 32 to 1 in round two and 20 to 1 in
round three.

3: Consecutive triumphs for Sara McMann,
the third-longest active winning streak in the women’s bantamweight
division behind Amanda
Nunes
(five) and Raquel
Pennington
(four). McMann submitted Gina Mazany
with an arm-triangle choke in the opening stanza of their bout on
Sunday.

1:14: Time of McMann’s victory over Mazany, the second fastest
submission victory in UFC women’s bantamweight history. Ronda
Rousey
owns the No. 1 spot with a 14-second tapout of Cat Zingano
at UFC 184.

4: Consecutive victories for Santiago
Ponzinibbio
following his unanimous decision triumph over
Nordine
Taleb
. That is tied for the second-longest active winning
streak in the UFC’s welterweight division behind only Demian Maia
(six).

18: Unofficial media scorecards, of the 22 tracked by
MMADecisions.com
, that scored the strawweight clash between
Randa
Markos
and Carla
Esparza
in favor of Esparza. However, two of the three cageside
judges saw it for Markos, giving the Canadian a split-decision
triumph.

28: Total strikes by which Reginaldo
Vieira
outlanded Aiemann
Zahabi
in their bantamweight bout. Despite outlanding his foe
in each round and landing the only two takedowns of the fight,
Vieira lost a unanimous decision.

19: Career submission triumphs among 25 professional victories for
Gerald
Meerschaert
, who tapped out Ryan Janes
with an armbar 1:34 into the opening round of their middleweight
bout. The Wisconsin native has won his last four via submission,
including two in the Octagon.


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