UFC on FUEL TV 9 results: 24 post-event facts about 'Mousasi vs Latifi'

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UFC on FUEL TV 9: "Mousasi vs. Latifi" took place Saturday (April 6, 2013) in Stockholm, Sweden, with Gegard Mousasi defeating Ilir Latifi via unanimous decision in the main event in his Octagon debut. That's a fact. One of many ...

There were plenty of facts to come out of UFC on FUEL TV 9: "Mousasi vs. Latifi," which took place at Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 6, 2013.

Some are notable, others obvious and a few will expand your knowledge.

For example, we know that former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Gegard Mousasi and Ilir Latifi collided in the main event, with "Dream Catcher" earning a unanimous decision victory and, in the process, moving to 1-0 under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner.

That's not all we know, though.

Check out 24 post-fight facts about UFC on FUEL TV 9: "Mousasi vs. Latifi" below:

  1. Brad Pickett, Mike Easton, Reza Madadi and Conor McGregor each earned $60,000 post-fight bonuses.
  2. Papy Abedi, Ryan LaFlare, McGregor, Adlan Amagov, Tor Troeng and Mousasi all earned their first UFC victories.
  3. Tom Lawlor has alternated losses and wins in his past six UFC fights.
  4. Despite winning via technical knockout, Ross Pearson was outstruke by his opponent for the first time in his nine-fight UFC career.
  5. Michael Johnson has lost six of his eight career fights via submission.
  6. Mousasi was unable to finish his opponent inside the distance for just the fifth time in 34 career victories.
  7. Easton was taken down for the first time in his UFC career.
  8. McGregor has knocked out his opponent in 12 of his 13 career victories and finished his opponent in all 13 victories.
  9. Betting favorites went 11-2 on the card.
  10. Matt Mitrione snapped a two-fight losing streak and earned his first win since June 2011.
  11. Abedi won an MMA fight for the first time since Oct. 2010.
  12. Diego Brandao has finished his opponent in 14 of his 17 career victories.
  13. Besam Yousef is still winless (0-2) under the UFC banner.
  14. Michael Kiuper was finished for the first time in his 14-fight career.
  15. Troeng has won 13 of his past 14 fights with the lone defeat coming to former UFC Middleweight title challenges Thales Leites.
  16. Pablo Garza has lost three of his four UFC fights by submission.
  17. Robbie Peralta had his 10-fight unbeaten streak snapped.
  18. Mitrione is one of only two active UFC fighters (Amir Sadollah) to have fought all of his professional bouts inside the Octagon.
  19. Easton lost a second consecutive fight for the first time in his 16-fight career.
  20. Phil De Fries dropped to 2-3 in the UFC with all three defeats coming via first-round knockout.
  21. Undefeated Ryan LaFlare was unable to finish his opponent inside the distance for the first time in his eight-fight career.
  22. Marcus Brimage had his four-fight win-streak snapped, was defeated in the UFC for the first time and was knocked out for the first time in his career.
  23. Pickett has won post-fight bonuses in four of his five UFC fights.
  24. UFC on FUEL TV 9 drew an attendance of 14,506 for a live gate of $2,710,000.

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?

Let us know below!

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