The UFC held its first pay-per-view event of 2023 on Saturday. At the top of that card, UFC 283, Jamahal Hill captured the vacant UFC light heavyweight title, while in the co-main event, Brandon Moreno put the UFC flyweight title back around his waist.
Before that, Gilbert Burns, Jessica Andrade and Johnny Walkers delighted the Brazilian crowd with dominant wins in their fights in front of the crowd at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Below, we take a deep dive into the stats from the event. UFC 283’s main card streamed on ESPN+ pay-per-view following prelims on ABC and ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.
Total Fights: 15
Unanimous Decisions: 4
Split Decisions: 1
Fights by Weight Division
Light heavyweight: 3
Women’s Featherweight: 1
Women’s Flyweight: 1
Total Knockdowns Landed: 5
Total Submission Attempts: 5
Total Reversals: 1
Total Significant Strikes Attempted: 3,190
Total Significant Strikes Landed: 1,634
Total Significant Head Strikes Attempted: 2,514
Total Significant Head Strikes Landed: 1,079
Total Significant Body Strikes Attempted: 464
Total Significant Body Strikes Landed: 366
Total Significant Leg Strikes Attempted: 212
Total Significant Leg Strikes Landed: 189
Total Significant Distance Strikes Attempted: 2,816
Total Significant Distance Strikes Landed: 1,347
Total Significant Clinch Strikes Attempted: 227
Total Significant Clinch Strikes Landed: 171
Total Significant Ground Strikes Attempted: 147
Total Significant Ground Strikes Landed: 116
Total Strikes Attempted: 3,513
Total Strikes Landed: 1,935
Total Takedowns Attempted: 81
Total Takedowns Landed: 18
Shortest Three-Round Fight: Gabriel Bonfim submits Mounir Lazzez at 0:49 of Round 1.
Latest Finish in a Three-Round Fight: Thiago Moises submits Melquizael Costa at 4:05 of Round 2.
Most Takedowns Landed: Thiago Moises lands four of seven attempts on Melquizael Costa.
Most Submission Attempts: Deiveson Figueiredo two submission attempts vs. Brendan Moreno.
Most Knockdowns Landed: Five fighters with one knockdown apiece.
Most Significant Strikes Landed in a Three-Round Fight: Jessica Andrade lands 231 of 369 significant strike attempts in unanimous decision win over Lauren Murphy.
New UFC records from UFC 283:
Jamahal Hill lands 232 significant strikes in a UFC light heavyweight fight for a new UFC LHW single-fight record. Hill defeated Glover Teixeira to by unanimous decision to win the UFC light heavyweight title.
Jessica Andrade lands 231 significant strikes in a UFC women’s flyweight fight for a new UFC women’s flyweight record. Andrade defeated Lauren Murphy via unanimous decision.
Jessica Andrade tied Amanda Nunes or most wins in women’s UFC history with her 15th victory with the promotion.
Stats via UFC Stats