Davey Grant vs. Louis Smolka – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Davey Grant and Louis Smolka faced each other in the bantamweight bout at UFC on ESPN 36: Blachowicz vs. Rakic, which took place on Saturday, May 14, 2022, inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. There were 11 fights on the card. You can view UFC on ESPN 36 results and fight bonuses. UFC on ESPN 36 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Davey Grant defeated Louis Smolka in round 3 by KO/TKO. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters threw over 345 strikes combined in this fight, 336 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 4 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s go through each fighter’s stats below.

Davey Grant full fight stats

Davey Grant landed 42% of all his strikes. There were 36 of 134 significant strikes to the head, 29 of 42 body shots, and 16 of 21 leg kicks. Davey Grant attempted 1 takedowns and landed 0. Here are all the strikes Davey Grant threw and landed against Louis Smolka.

Strikes Thrown
84 of 200 (42%)
Significant Strikes
81 of 197 (41%)
Head Strikes
36
Body Strikes
29
Leg Strikes
16
Takedowns
0 of 1

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

Let’s take a look at how Louis Smolka did against Davey Grant.

Louis Smolka full fight stats

Louis Smolka was firing at a 52% accuracy, throwing 145 strikes and landing 75. There were 71 significant strikes, 46 of 101 landing to the head, 19 of 31 shots to the body and 6 of 7 leg kicks. Louis Smolka went for 3 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
75 of 145 (52%)
Significant Strikes
71 of 139 (51%)
Head Strikes
46
Body Strikes
29
Leg Strikes
6
Takedowns
0 of 3

Davey Grant won by KO/TKO. The fight ended in round 3 at 0:49.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC on ESPN 36
Date
May 14, 2022
Fight
Davey Grant vs. Louis Smolka
Winner
Davey Grant
Method
KO/TKO
Fight End
Round 3 at 0:49
Total Strikes Thrown
345
Significant Strikes Thrown
336
Total Takedowns Attempted
4

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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