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
Body Strikes
Leg Strikes
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
Body Strikes
Leg Strikes
0 of 0

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

Results & Fight Totals

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

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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