LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 12: (L-R) Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski of Australia face off … [+]
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On Saturday, the UFC closes out its pay-per-view schedule for 2019 with UFC 245. The ESPN+ streaming PPV card features three title fights at the top of the card.
The co-main event of the card sees Max Holloway putting his UFC featherweight title on the line against No, 1 ranked contender Alexander Volkanovski.
Here are some stats, facts and numbers for the upcoming matchup between Holloway and Volkanovski.
UFC 245 takes place Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN2 and early prelims on UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+.
Holloway’s career record is 21-4.
Holloway’s UFC record is 17-4.
Holloway’s average fight time is 13:37.
Holloway scores 0.42 knockdowns per 15 minutes of action.
Holloway has a striking accuracy of 45 percent.
Holloway lands 4.29 significant strikes per minute.
Holloway’s striking defense is 63.4 percent.
Holloway absorbs 4.29 significant strikes per minute.
Holloway has a takedown accuracy of 83.3 percent.
Holloway averages 0.26 takedowns per 15 minutes of action.
Holloway has a takedown defense of 84.6 percent.
Holloway averages 0.42 submission attempts per 15 minutes.
Holloway has been awarded eight fight-night bonus awards.
Holloway has 10 career wins by knockout, two via submission and nine via decision.
Holloway has the most wins in UFC featherweight history with 16.
Holloway has the most finishes in UFC featherweight history with 10.
Holloway has the longest winning streak in UFC featherweight history with 13 consecutive victories.
Holloway has the UFC record for most significant strikes landed with 1,937.
Holloway has the UFC record with 290 significant strikes landed in a single fight (vs. Brian Ortega).
Holloway’s significant strikes average of 6.78 per minute is 7th in UFC history.
Holloway has the most knockout wins in UFC featherweight history with 10.
Holloway is second in UFC featherweight history in knockdowns with eight.
Volkanovski’s career record is 20-1.
Volkanovski’s UFC record is 7-0.
Volkanovski’s average fight time is 12.20.
Volkanovski scores 0.70 knockdowns per 15 minutes of action.
Volkanovski has a striking accuracy of 59.0 percent.
Volkanovski lands 6.11 significant strikes per minute.
Volkanovski’s striking defense is 62.1 percent.
Volkanovski absorbs 2.49 significant strikes per minute.
Volkanovski has a takedown accuracy of 38.1 percent.
Volkanovski averages 2.78 takedowns per 15 minutes of action.
Volkanovski has a takedown defense of 72.7 percent.
Volkanovski averages 0.52 submission attempts per 15 minutes.
Volkanovski has one “Fight on the Night” bonus award.
Volkanovski has 11 career wins by knockout and three submission wins.
Volkanovski has seven first-round finishes.
Volkanovski is on a 17-fight winning streak.
Volkanovski has the highest striking accuracy in UFC featherweight history at 58.2 percent.
Volkanovski’s overall striking accuracy of 59 percent is ninth in UFC history.
Volkanovski has the largest strike differential per minute in UFC history at 3.36 per minute.
Volkanovski lands 6.37 significant strikes per minute, which is third highest in UFC featherweight history.
Volkanovski has the fourth highest knockdown rate among active UFC featherweights at 0.93 per 15 minutes.
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