Jose Aldo throws a punch in between Kenny Florian's failed takedown attempts. Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
From the FightMetric blog:
- UFC 136 broke the record for longest UFC event. The 158 minutes and 32 seconds of fight time bested UFC Fight Night 20, which lasted 149 minutes and 50 seconds.
- Nam Phan set the record for most significant strikes in a single fight with 174. He landed 102 significant strikes in their first fight as well.
- Phan and Leonard Garcia combined for 274 significant strikes, falling 4 short of the record held by Chris Lytle and Matt Serra.
- Phan doubled Garcia's output to the head (138-61) and body (57-21) while Garcia monopolized strikes to the leg (25-0).
- FightMetric scored the bout 30-27, and did not credit Garcia with a knockdown in the third. Phan had a significant lead in every striking category outside of leg strikes. [Update] FightMetric's post-fight review results in Garcia being awarded a knockdown in the third. FightMetric still awarded Phan round three.
- Kenny Florian edged Jose Aldo in total strikes (69-66), but Aldo had the advantage in significant strikes (51-40).
- Aldo landed to the head more often (52-23) while Florian targeted the body (19-5) and legs (27-9).
- FightMetric credited Florian with 1 takedown in 19 attempts.
- FightMetric scored the bout
30-2750-45. Despite being (slightly) outstruck by volume, Aldo was awarded round one based on strikes to the head (12-4).
- In the main event, Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard were unsuccessful in a combined 13 takedowns attempts (11 for Edgar, 2 for Maynard). Maynard outlanded Edgar 24-11 in significant strikes in the first, while Edgar reversed that in rounds two through four (50-8).