UFC 157: "Rousey vs. Carmouche" took place Saturday night (Feb. 23, 2013) in Anaheim, Calif., with Ronda Rousey defeating Liz Carmouche by submission in the main event to defend the UFC bantamweight championship of the world. The undercard on PPV saw Lyoto Machida, Urijah Faber, Court McGee and Robbie Lawler earn victories over their respective opponents.
There were plenty of facts to come out of UFC 157: "Rousey vs. Carmouche" which took place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., on Feb. 23, 2013.
Some are notable, others irrelevant and a few will expand your knowledge.
For instance, we know that Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche collided in the main event, with Rousey earning a submission and, in the process, defending her women's bantamweight crown for the first time.
That's not all we know, though.
Check out 25 post-fight facts about UFC 157: "Rousey vs. Carmouche" below:
- Rousey vs. Carmouche was the first UFC championship fight to end in the first round since Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes at UFC 142.
- Urijah Faber has rebounded from every loss in his career with a submission victory.
- According to Fight Metric, Court McGee landed 166 significant strikes landed against Josh Neer, the most ever in a UFC welterweight bout.
- Dennis Bermudez, Matt Grice, Robbie Lawler and Kenny Robertson earned $50,000 post-fight bonuses.
- Josh Koscheck has lost three of his last five fights and is on the first two-fight losing streak of his career.
- Sam Stout tied Jon Fitch's record for most UFC fights to ever go to a decision at 13.
- Ivan Menjivar was submitted for just the second time in his 35-fight career. His last submission loss was to Jason Black in March 2002.
- Robertson earned his first UFC victory after going 0-2 over two stints with the organization.
- Nah-Shon Burrell missed weight by nearly five-pounds prior to his unanimous decision victory over Yuri Villefort.
- Rousey's total cage time after seven professional fights is 12 minutes and 28 seconds, an average of one minute and 47 seconds per fight.
- Faber 6-0 in last six non-title fights and is 0-5 in last five title fights.
- Neer is on the first three-fight losing streak of his 47-fight career. He is 6-9 in the UFC over four separate stints with the organization.
- Henderson lost his first light heavyweight bout since being defeated by Quinton Jackson in at UFC 75 in Sept. 2007.
- Lavar Johnson just went to a decision for the first time in his 24-fight career.
- Koscheck suffered his first stoppage loss since Paulo Thiago at UFC 95 in Feb. 2009.
- Mike Chiesa has won six fights in a row by submission, five in a row by rear-naked choke.
- Lawler has won 17 of his 20 professional fights by (technical) knockout. His TKO of Koscheck was the 11th first-round stoppage of his career.
- UFC 157 drew an attendance of 15, 525 for a live gate of $1,200,000.
- Brock Jardine was submitted for the first time in his 12-fight career. Jardine has three career losses; one via strikes, one via submission and one via decision.
- Bermudez has earned post-fight bonuses in three of his four UFC fights (two ‘Fight of the Night' and one ‘Submission of the Night').
- Stout has had five of his UFC fights end in a split decision. He is 3-2 in those decisions.
- Rousey has seven first-round submission wins, all by way of armbar.
- According to Fight Metric, Dan Henderson out scored Lyoto Machida 54 to 28 in total strikes landed.
- Caros Fodor was the first Strikeforce fighter to lose in a UFC vs. Strikeforce bout since the organization shut down in Jan. 2012 and fighters began to cross over.
- The total cage time of the 12-bout UFC 157 fight card was two hours, eight minutes and 46 seconds.
That's a wrap for this set of UFC facts.
Did you learn anything new/interesting? Do any of the facts change your perspective on Saturday's fights?
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