Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Francis Ngannou and Jairzinho Rozenstruik faced each other in the heavyweight bout at UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje, which took place on Saturday, May 9, 2020, inside the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL, USA. There were 13 fights on the card. You can view UFC 249 results and fight bonuses. UFC 249 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Francis Ngannou defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik in round 1 by KO/TKO. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters threw over 18 strikes combined in this fight, 18 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 break down each fighter’s stats below.

Francis Ngannou full fight stats

Francis Ngannou landed 46% of all his strikes. There were 5 of 11 significant strikes to the head, 1 of 2 body shots, and 0 of 0 leg kicks. Francis Ngannou attempted 0 takedowns and landed 0. Here are all the strikes Francis Ngannou threw and landed against Jairzinho Rozenstruik.

Strikes Thrown
6 of 13 (46%)
Significant Strikes
6 of 13 (46%)
Head Strikes
5
Body Strikes
1
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 Jairzinho Rozenstruik did against Francis Ngannou.

Jairzinho Rozenstruik full fight stats

Jairzinho Rozenstruik was firing at a 100% accuracy, throwing 5 strikes and landing 5. There were 5 significant strikes, 3 of 3 landing to the head, 0 of 0 shots to the body and 2 of 2 leg kicks. Jairzinho Rozenstruik went for 0 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
5 of 5 (100%)
Significant Strikes
5 of 5 (100%)
Head Strikes
3
Body Strikes
1
Leg Strikes
2
Takedowns
0 of 0

Francis Ngannou won by KO/TKO. The fight ended in round 1 at 0:20.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC 249
Date
May 9, 2020
Fight
Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Winner
Francis Ngannou
Method
KO/TKO
Fight End
Round 1 at 0:20
Total Strikes Thrown
18
Significant Strikes Thrown
18
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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