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UFC on ESPN 10 post-event facts: Merab Dvalishvili’s takedowns make history


The octagon returned again on Saturday with UFC on ESPN 10, which took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The action aired on ESPN and streamed on ESPN+.

In the main event, Cynthia Calvillo (9-1-1 MMA, 6-1-1 UFC) made a quick mark in her UFC women’s flyweight debut when she outworked former title challenger Jessica Eye (15-8 MMA, 5-7 UFC) by unanimous decision.

Calvillo’s win closed out a 10-fight card that featured a few historic occurrences. For more on the numbers, check below for 35 post-event facts to come out of UFC on ESPN 10.

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UFC on ESPN 10 tied the modern-era record for most sub-60-second finishes on a card with three. Four other events share that record.

The UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payout for the event totaled $95,000. That’s the lowest number of 2020.

Debuting fighters went 2-3 at the event.

Marvin Vettori, Mariya Agapova, Tyson Nam, and Christian Aguilera earned $50,000 UFC on ESPN 10 fight-night bonuses.

UFC on ESPN 10 drew an announced attendance of zero for a live gate of $0.

Betting favorites went 8-2 on the card.

Betting favorites improved to 8-6 in UFC headliners this year.

The total fight time for the 10-bout card was 1:33:52.

Main card

Calvillo was successful in her UFC women’s flyweight debut.

Calvillo has completed at least one takedown against seven of her eight UFC opponents.

Eye fell to 4-2 since she dropped to the UFC women’s flyweight division in January 2018.

Eye’s seven losses in UFC competition are the most of any female in company history.

Eye has suffered six of her seven UFC losses by decision.

Vettori (15-4-1 MMA, 5-2-1 UFC) has earned both of his UFC stoppage victories by submission.

Karl Roberson (9-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) has suffered all four of his career losses by submission.

Charles Rosa (13-4 MMA, 4-4 UFC) has alternated wins and losses over his past nine fights.

Kevin Aguilar’s (17-4 MMA, 2-3 UFC) three-fight losing skid is the longest of his career. He hasn’t earned a victory since March 2019.

Andre Fili’s (21-7 MMA, 9-6 UFC) nine victories in UFC featherweight competition are tied for sixth most in divisional history behind Max Holloway (16), Darren Elkins (13), Cub Swanson (11), Jose Aldo (10) and Ricardo Lamas (10).

Fili has earned six of his nine UFC victories by decision.

Charles Jourdain (10-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has suffered both of his UFC losses by decision.

Jordan Espinosa (15-7 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has earned both of his UFC victories by decision.

Mark De La Rosa’s (11-5 MMA, 2-5 UFC) four-fight losing skid is the longest of his career. He hasn’t earned a victory since November 2018.

Hannah Cifers’ (10-6 MMA, 2-4 UFC) three-fight losing skid is the longest of her career. She hasn’t earned a victory since August.

Cifers suffered her second first-round submission loss in a 14-day stretch.

Cifers has suffered all four of her UFC losses by stoppage.

Preliminary card

Merab Dvalishvili (11-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) has earned eight of his 11 career victories by decision. That includes all four of his UFC wins.

Dvalishvili’s 13 takedowns landed set a new single-fight record for most in a UFC/WEC bantamweight fight. He held the previous record with 12 landed in a fight.

Dvalishvili became the second fighter in history to land 10 or more takedowns in three separate UFC bouts. Demetrious Johnson was the first fighter to accomplish the feat.

Julia Avila’s (8-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) 22-second victory marked the fourth fastest finish in UFC women’s bantamweight history. Only Ronda Rousey (14 seconds, 16 seconds) and Germaine de Randamie (16 seconds) have faster wins.

Gina Mazany (6-4 MMA, 1-4 UFC) suffered three of her four career losses by stoppage.

Mazany’s 22-second loss marked the fastest defeat of her career.

Zarrukh Adashev (3-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) suffered the first knockout loss of his career.

Aguilera (14-6 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has earned all 11 of his career stoppage victories by knockout. He’s finished 10 of those wins in the first round.

Anthony Ivy (8-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has suffered all three of his career losses by stoppage.

UFC research analyst and live statistics producer Michael Carroll contributed to this story. Follow him on Twitter @MJCflipdascript.


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