Chris Daukaus vs. Rodrigo Nascimento – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Chris Daukaus and Rodrigo Nascimento faced each other in the heavyweight bout at UFC Fight Night 179: Moraes vs. Sandhagen, which took place on Saturday, October 10, 2020, inside the 0 in UFC Fight Island. There were 13 fights on the card. You can view UFC Fight Night 179 results and fight bonuses. UFC Fight Night 179 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Chris Daukaus defeated Rodrigo Nascimento in round 1 by KO/TKO. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters fired over 25 strikes combined in this fight, 5 of the strikes were significant strikes. Significant strikes refer to all strikes but don’t include small, short strikes in the clinch and on the ground. There were 0 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s go through each fighter’s stats below.

Chris Daukaus full fight stats

Chris Daukaus landed 62% of all his strikes. There were 13 of 21 significant strikes to the head, 0 of 0 body shots, and 0 of 0 leg kicks. Chris Daukaus attempted 0 takedowns and landed 0. Here are all the strikes Chris Daukaus threw and landed against Rodrigo Nascimento.

Strikes Thrown
13 of 21 (62%)
Significant Strikes
13 of 21 (1,300%)
Head Strikes
13
Body Strikes
0
Leg Strikes
0
Takedowns
0 of 0

The current UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC bout is 290.

Let’s take a look at how Rodrigo Nascimento did against Chris Daukaus.

Rodrigo Nascimento full fight stats

Rodrigo Nascimento was firing at a 25% accuracy, throwing 4 strikes and landing 1. There were 1 significant strikes, 0 of 3 landing to the head, 0 of 0 shots to the body and 1 of 1 leg kicks. Rodrigo Nascimento went for 0 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
1 of 4 (25%)
Significant Strikes
1 of 4 (25%)
Head Strikes
0
Body Strikes
0
Leg Strikes
1
Takedowns
0 of 0

Chris Daukaus won by KO/TKO. The fight ended in round 1 at 0:45.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC Fight Night 179
Date
October 10, 2020
Fight
Chris Daukaus vs. Rodrigo Nascimento
Winner
Chris Daukaus
Method
KO/TKO
Fight End
Round 1 at 0:45
Total Strikes Thrown
25
Significant Strikes Thrown
5
Total Takedowns Attempted
0

Did you know: Max Holloway holds a UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC match at 290. He also holds a UFC record for the most significant strikes landed in one round at 134. He achieved both records against Brian Ortega during his successful featherweight title defense on December 8, 2018, at UFC 231 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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