View Full Version : The Strikeforce Record Book: Career Leaders & Final Stats

01-17-2013, 08:49 PM
From FightMetric.com:

Now that Strikeforce's last event is over, here's a look at some of the numbers from the organization's history:

605: The total number of professional MMA fights contested in Strikeforce history; 35 of them were women's fights.

34.7%: The percentage of Strikeforce fights that went to decision. The decision percentage in modern UFC history is 39.2%.

3:22:14: Total fight time for Gilbert Melendez (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/778), the man with the most fight time in Strikeforce history. Melendez averaged 16:51 per fight, also the longest in Strikeforce history.

0:09: The shortest fight in Strikeforce history, a KO/TKO by Dustin West (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/1500). The fastest submission was a rear-naked choke in 20 seconds by Dennis Hallman (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/250).

13: Strikeforce fights for Josh Thomson (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/356), the most of any fighter. Gilbert Melendez (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/778) led all fighters with 11 wins.

10: Knockdowns landed by Cung Le (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/1001), the most among all Strikeforce fighters. Le also led all fighters with seven wins by KO/TKO.
66.7%: Takedown accuracy for Jorge Masvidal (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/1272), the best among fighters with at least 20 attempts. Pat Healy (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/197) led all fighters with 28 total takedowns landed.

57.1%: Significant striking accuracy for Ovince St. Preux (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/1499), the best among fighters with at least 350 attempts. The UFC record is 67.8% by Anderson Silva (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/235).

11: Record for most submission attempts by a fighter in a single fight, by Daniel Puder (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/1212) against Richard Dalton (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/1270). The UFC record is 10, by Cole Miller (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/522) against Leonard Garcia (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/384). Neither fight ended by submission.

55: Record for most leg kicks landed in a fight, by Tarec Saffiedine (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/942) in the Strikeforce finale. Saffiedine also led all Strikeforce fighters with an 85.4% takedown defense percentage.

274: Record for most significant strikes landed by both fighters in a fight, by Sarah Kaufman (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/1380) and Alexis Davis (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/1839). The UFC record is 334 by Nate Diaz (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/538) and Donald Cerrone (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/1076).

-128 & -43: Significant strike differentials at the time of stoppage for Scott Smith (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/376) in his fights against Nick Diaz (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/506) and Cung Le (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/1001). The 128 strike differential by a losing Smith was the biggest blowout in Strikeforce history. The 43 strike differential by a winning Smith was the biggest comeback in Strikeforce history.

And finally, from the bizarre coincidence file:

9.02 - Significant strikes landed per minute (SLpM) by Nick Diaz (http://hosteddb.fightmetric.com/fighters/details/506), tops among fighters with at least five Strikeforce fights, and also 209 backwards. Diaz's current SLpM in UFC fights is 4.20. Seriously, it is.

01-18-2013, 01:49 AM
The best one that made me laugh was the most sub attempts in a fight, and the fights went to a decision lol.