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The numbers are in: Shogun Rua landed more strikes in nearly EVERY category

The numbers are in: Shogun Rua landed more strikes in nearly EVERY category

Alright, so let me start this off by saying Machida vs. Shogun have already agreed to a rematch and at the post-fight press conference, Dana White said that it would happen immediately. Dana White also leaned over to Shogun Rua and said ‘You got [expletive]’. I’m sure you can use your imagination to, but here’s a hint…it begins and ends with the same letters in the word ‘Fudged’. The fight metrics numbers have been released and here is the breakdown:

Shogun landed 82 strikes out of 149.
Lyoto landed 42 strikes out of 116.

Shogun had 55% accuracy
Lyoto had 36% accuracy

Shogun landed 17 shots to the head (12 power shots).
Lyoto landed 14 shots to the head (8 power shots).

Lyoto landed 24 shots to the body
Shogun landed 16 shots to the body

Shogun landed 49 leg kicks.
Lyoto landed 4 leg kicks.

Shogun landed 48 strikes from distance.
Lyoto landed 26 strikes from distance.

Shogun landed 34 strikes from the clinch.
Lyoto landed 16 strikes from the clinch.

 

 
Those are the numbers, go to FightMetrics.com and check for yourself. [Source]

 

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