Thomas Almeida vs. Jonathan Martinez – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Thomas Almeida and Jonathan Martinez faced each other in the featherweight bout at UFC Fight Night 180: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie, which took place on Saturday, October 17, 2020, inside the UFC Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. There were 11 fights on the card. You can view UFC Fight Night 180 results and fight bonuses. UFC Fight Night 180 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Jonathan Martinez defeated Thomas Almeida in round 3 by Decision – Unanimous. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters threw over 376 strikes combined in this fight, 376 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 5 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s break down each fighter’s stats below.

Jonathan Martinez full fight stats

Jonathan Martinez was firing at a 36% accuracy, throwing 205 strikes and landing 73. There were 73 significant strikes, 53 of 170 landing to the head, 18 of 33 shots to the body and 2 of 2 leg kicks. Jonathan Martinez went for 0 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
73 of 205 (36%)
Significant Strikes
73 of 205 (36%)
Head Strikes
53
Body Strikes
17
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 Jonathan Martinez did against Thomas Almeida.

Thomas Almeida full fight stats

Thomas Almeida landed 37% of all his strikes. There were 33 of 127 significant strikes to the head, 17 of 29 body shots, and 14 of 15 leg kicks. Thomas Almeida attempted 5 takedowns and landed 0. Here are all the strikes Thomas Almeida threw and landed against Jonathan Martinez.

Strikes Thrown
64 of 171 (37%)
Significant Strikes
64 of 171 (37%)
Head Strikes
33
Body Strikes
17
Leg Strikes
14
Takedowns
0 of 5

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

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC Fight Night 180
Date
October 17, 2020
Fight
Thomas Almeida vs. Jonathan Martinez
Winner
Jonathan Martinez
Method
Decision – Unanimous
Fight End
Round 3 at 5:00
Total Strikes Thrown
376
Significant Strikes Thrown
376
Total Takedowns Attempted
5

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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