Fabricio Werdum vs. Alexander Gustafsson – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Fabricio Werdum and Alexander Gustafsson faced each other in the heavyweight bout at UFC on ESPN 14: Whittaker vs. Till, which took place on Saturday, July 25, 2020, inside the UFC Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. There were 13 fights on the card. You can view UFC on ESPN 14 results and fight bonuses. UFC on ESPN 14 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Fabricio Werdum defeated Alexander Gustafsson in round 1 by Submission. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters fired over 27 strikes combined in this fight, 33 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 2 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s go through each fighter’s stats below.

Fabricio Werdum full fight stats

Fabricio Werdum landed 80% of all his strikes. There were 1 of 2 significant strikes to the head, 0 of 0 body shots, and 3 of 3 leg kicks. Fabricio Werdum attempted 2 takedowns and landed 1. Here are all the strikes Fabricio Werdum threw and landed against Alexander Gustafsson.

Strikes Thrown
4 of 5 (80%)
Significant Strikes
4 of 5 (29%)
Head Strikes
1
Body Strikes
0
Leg Strikes
3
Takedowns
1 of 2

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

Let’s take a look at how Alexander Gustafsson did against Fabricio Werdum.

Alexander Gustafsson full fight stats

Alexander Gustafsson was firing at a 64% accuracy, throwing 22 strikes and landing 14. There were 11 significant strikes, 9 of 15 landing to the head, 2 of 4 shots to the body and 0 of 0 leg kicks. Alexander Gustafsson went for 0 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
14 of 22 (64%)
Significant Strikes
11 of 19 (58%)
Head Strikes
9
Body Strikes
0
Leg Strikes
0
Takedowns
0 of 0

Fabricio Werdum won by Submission. The fight ended in round 1 at 2:30.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC on ESPN 14
Date
July 25, 2020
Fight
Fabricio Werdum vs. Alexander Gustafsson
Winner
Fabricio Werdum
Method
Submission
Fight End
Round 1 at 2:30
Total Strikes Thrown
27
Significant Strikes Thrown
33
Total Takedowns Attempted
2

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.

View complete UFC on ESPN 14 results and don’t miss all the UFC events coming up.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

UFC Fight Night 174 – Start Time, Date, TV Channel & Schedule

UFC Fight Night 174: Lewis vs. Oleinik will take place at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. The event is...

Marlon Moraes vs Cory Sandhagen in the works for October 10th

Former UFC bantamweight title contender Marlon Moraes is in talks to have his first fight this year. Combate's Raphael Marinho reports that the UFC...

LOOK: UFC Fight Night 175 Poster for ‘Munhoz vs. Edgar’ Released

Pedro Munhoz vs. Frankie Edgar headlines UFC Fight Night 175 fight card scheduled for August 15 live on pay-per-view. UFC APEX facility in Las...