Joaquin Buckley vs. Alessio Di Chirico – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Joaquin Buckley and Alessio Di Chirico faced each other in the middleweight bout at UFC on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar, which took place on Saturday, January 16, 2021, inside the UFC Fight Island (Flash Forum Arena) in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, AE. There were 10 fights on the card. You can view UFC on ABC results and fight bonuses. UFC on ABC card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Alessio Di Chirico defeated Joaquin Buckley in round 1 by KO/TKO. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters threw over 45 strikes combined in this fight, 45 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 go through each fighter’s stats below.

Alessio Di Chirico full fight stats

Alessio Di Chirico was firing at a 52% accuracy, throwing 23 strikes and landing 12. There were 12 significant strikes, 6 of 17 landing to the head, 4 of 4 shots to the body and 2 of 2 leg kicks. Alessio Di Chirico went for 0 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
12 of 23 (52%)
Significant Strikes
12 of 23 (52%)
Head Strikes
6
Body Strikes
1
Leg Strikes
2
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 Alessio Di Chirico did against Joaquin Buckley.

Joaquin Buckley full fight stats

Joaquin Buckley landed 14% of all his strikes. There were 2 of 19 significant strikes to the head, 1 of 3 body shots, and 0 of 0 leg kicks. Joaquin Buckley attempted 0 takedowns and landed 0. Here are all the strikes Joaquin Buckley threw and landed against Alessio Di Chirico.

Strikes Thrown
3 of 22 (14%)
Significant Strikes
3 of 22 (14%)
Head Strikes
2
Body Strikes
1
Leg Strikes
0
Takedowns
0 of 0

Alessio Di Chirico won by KO/TKO. The fight ended in round 1 at 2:12.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC on ABC
Date
January 16, 2021
Fight
Joaquin Buckley vs. Alessio Di Chirico
Winner
Alessio Di Chirico
Method
KO/TKO
Fight End
Round 1 at 2:12
Total Strikes Thrown
45
Significant Strikes Thrown
45
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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