UFC Fight Night 35 Fun Facts

| January 12, 2014 | 6:01 pm | Reply

UFC Fight Night 35 Winner WinnerThis Wednesday the UFC heads to Duluth, Georgia from the UFC Fight Night 35. A quick glance at the card might have you shrugging your shoulders a bit, but you might rethink that notion after you hear this.

The 24 fighters on the UFC Fight Night 35 fight card have a combined 248-53-1 record for a very impressive 82% winning percentage. Do the quick math and that works out to an average record of 10-2 per fighter. Dig a little deeper into the numbers though and you’ll find that 15 of the 24 fighters on the card have less than two defeats on their record and three fighters enter with an undefeated record.

The Ultimate Fighter 5 contestant and long time UFC veteran Cole Miller has the most professional bouts of the 24 fighters, along with the most wins (20) and losses (8). It’s another Ultimate Fighter alum though that has the distinction of have the lowest winning percentage of any fighter on the card. Ramsey Nijem will enter his fight Justin Edwards on a two fight losing streak and a 7-4 record (63.6%).

To go full circle though, of the 24 fighters on the UFC Fight Night 35 card, 11 fighters are either making the promotional debut or just their second trip to the Octagon. Remember though, don’t shrug your shoulders, their records would suggest these guys are winners. See for yourself below.

Speaking of the Ultimate Fighter, UFC Fight Night 35 will be the lead in for the new season of The Ultimate Fighter which will see Team Canada versus Team Australia.

UFC Fight Night 35 Fight Card

Main Card:

Luke Rockhold (10-2) vs. Constantinos Philippou (12-3)

Lorenz Larkin (14-1) vs. Brad Tavares (11-1)

Charlie Brenneman (19-5) vs. Beneil Dariush (6-0)

T.J. Dillashaw (8-2) vs. Mike Easton (13-3)

Derek Brunson (11-2) vs. Yoel Romero (6-1)

Cole Miller (20-8) vs. Sam Sicilia (12-3)

Preliminary Card:

Justin Edwards (8-3) vs. Ramsey Nijem (7-4)

Elias Silverio (9-0) vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg (14-3-1)

John Moraga (13-2) vs. Dustin Ortiz (12-2)

Brian Houston (4-1) vs. Trevor Smith (10-4)

Vinc Pichel (7-1) vs. Garett Whiteley (7-1)

Alptekin Ozkilic (9-1) vs. Louis Smolka (6-0)

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