Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Josh Emmett and Shane Burgos faced each other in the featherweight bout at UFC on ESPN 11: Blaydes vs. Volkov, which took place on Saturday, June 20, 2020, inside the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. There were 13 fights on the card. You can view UFC on ESPN 11 results and fight bonuses. UFC on ESPN 11 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Josh Emmett defeated Shane Burgos in round 3 by Decision – Unanimous. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters threw over 545 strikes combined in this fight, 398 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 look at each fighter’s stats below.

Josh Emmett full fight stats

Josh Emmett landed 49% of all his strikes. There were 98 of 232 significant strikes to the head, 16 of 21 body shots, and 13 of 13 leg kicks. Josh Emmett attempted 1 takedowns and landed 1. Here are all the strikes Josh Emmett threw and landed against Shane Burgos.

Strikes Thrown
136 of 275 (49%)
Significant Strikes
127 of 266 (86%)
Head Strikes
98
Body Strikes
16
Leg Strikes
13
Takedowns
1 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 Shane Burgos did against Josh Emmett.

Shane Burgos full fight stats

Shane Burgos was firing at a 55% accuracy, throwing 270 strikes and landing 148. There were 128 significant strikes, 68 of 174 landing to the head, 20 of 32 shots to the body and 40 of 44 leg kicks. Shane Burgos went for 0 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
148 of 270 (55%)
Significant Strikes
128 of 250 (51%)
Head Strikes
68
Body Strikes
16
Leg Strikes
40
Takedowns
0 of 0

Josh Emmett won by Decision – Unanimous. The fight ended in round 3 at 5:00.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC on ESPN 11
Date
June 20, 2020
Fight
Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos
Winner
Josh Emmett
Method
Decision – Unanimous
Fight End
Round 3 at 5:00
Total Strikes Thrown
545
Significant Strikes Thrown
398
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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