Jeremy Stephens vs. Calvin Kattar – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Jeremy Stephens and Calvin Kattar faced each other in the featherweight 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 11 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, Calvin Kattar defeated Jeremy Stephens in round 2 by KO/TKO. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters fired over 217 strikes combined in this fight, 217 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 1 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s go through each fighter’s stats below.

Calvin Kattar full fight stats

Calvin Kattar was firing at a 46% accuracy, throwing 113 strikes and landing 52. There were 52 significant strikes, 32 of 92 landing to the head, 12 of 13 shots to the body and 8 of 8 leg kicks. Calvin Kattar went for 1 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
52 of 113 (46%)
Significant Strikes
52 of 113 (46%)
Head Strikes
32
Body Strikes
9
Leg Strikes
8
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 Calvin Kattar did against Jeremy Stephens.

Jeremy Stephens full fight stats

Jeremy Stephens landed 55% of all his strikes. There were 24 of 66 significant strikes to the head, 9 of 12 body shots, and 24 of 26 leg kicks. Jeremy Stephens attempted 0 takedowns and landed 0. Here are all the strikes Jeremy Stephens threw and landed against Calvin Kattar.

Strikes Thrown
57 of 104 (55%)
Significant Strikes
57 of 104 (55%)
Head Strikes
24
Body Strikes
9
Leg Strikes
24
Takedowns
0 of 0

Calvin Kattar won by KO/TKO. The fight ended in round 2 at 2:49.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC 249
Date
May 9, 2020
Fight
Jeremy Stephens vs. Calvin Kattar
Winner
Calvin Kattar
Method
KO/TKO
Fight End
Round 2 at 2:49
Total Strikes Thrown
217
Significant Strikes Thrown
217
Total Takedowns Attempted
1

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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