What a year! So were the numbers in the UFC men’s divisions in this 2020


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What a year!  So were the numbers in the UFC men's divisions in this 2020

UFC lived a very moved 2020But, without a doubt, he delivered impressive numbers in each of his best divisions. In the season there were three new champions, those who exploited the year in the best way. Jan Blachowicz, Petr Yan and Deiveson Figueiredo were the three fighters who were able to hang their belts, but many others also gave something to talk about. Now, it should be noted how the different male categories were.

Heavyweight

  • Number of fights: 44.
  • Knockouts: 20.
  • Submissions: 7.
  • Decisions: 17.
  • Champion at the beginning of the year: Stipe Miocic.
  • Champion at the end of the year: Miocic.
  • Most fights in division history: Andrei Arlovski (33).
  • Longest winning streak in the division: Francis Ngannou, Curtis Blaydes, Ciryl Gane and Marcin Tybura (4).
  • Most wins in divisional history: Arlovski (19).
  • Most stoppages in divisional history: Frank Mir (13).
  • Most knockouts in divisional history: Derrick Lewis (11).
  • More appearances in divisional history: Mir (8).
  • Most Fight Night Bonuses: Miocic (9).

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Semi-Heavy Weight

  • Number of fights: 36.
  • Knockouts: 17.
  • Submissions: 5.
  • Decisions: 13.
  • Others: 1.
  • Champion at the start of the year: Jon Jones.
  • Champion at the end of the year: Jan Blachowicz.
  • Most fights in divisional history: Jones, Mauricio Rua and Ovince Saint Preux (22).
  • Longest winning streak in the division: Glover Teixeira and Magomed Ankalaev (5).
  • Most wins in division history: Jones (20).
  • More stops in the history of the division: Teixeira (12).
  • Most knockouts in division history: Chuck Liddell (9).
  • More presentations in the history of the division: Teixeira (6).
  • Most match night bonuses: Jones, Rua, and Saint Preux (8).

Medium weight

  • Number of fights: 44.
  • Knockouts: 18.
  • Submissions: 8.
  • Decisions: 17.
  • Others: 1.
  • Champion at the beginning of the year: Israel Adesanya.
  • Champion at the end of the year: Adesanya.
  • Most fights in division history: Michael Bisping (24).
  • Longest winning streak in division: Adesanya (9).
  • Most wins in division history: Bisping (16).
  • Most stoppages in division history: Anderson Silva (11).
  • Most knockouts in division history: Silva and Thiago Santos (8).
  • More appearances in the history of the division: Demian Maia, Thales Leites, Rousimar Palhares, Antonio Carlos Junior and Gerald Meerschaert (5).
  • More bonuses per fight night: Silva (12).

Welterweight

  • Number of fights: 55.
  • Knockouts: 15.
  • Submissions: 6.
  • Decisions: 31.
  • Others: 3.
  • Champion at the beginning of the year: Kamaru Usman.
  • Champion at the end of the year: Usman.
  • Most fights in division history: Thiago Alves and Matt Brown (26).
  • Longest winning streak in division: Usman (12).
  • Most wins in division history: Georges St-Pierre (19).
  • Most stops in division history: Brown (13).
  • Most knockouts in division history: Brown (11).
  • Most appearances in division history: Maia, Gunnar Nelson and Chris Lytle (6).
  • Most Fight Night Bonuses: Lytle (10).

Light weight

  • Number of fights: 51.
  • Knockouts: 15.
  • Submissions: 10.
  • Decisions: 24.
  • Others: 2.
  • Champion at the beginning of the year: Khabib Nurmagomedov.
  • Champion at the end of the year: Nurmagomedov.
  • Most fights in division history: Jim Miller (34).
  • Longest winning streak in division: Nurmagomedov (12).
  • Most wins in division history: Miller (19).
  • Most stops in division history: Joe Lauzon (13).
  • Most knockouts in division history: Edson Barboza and Melvin Guillard (7).
  • Most shows in division history: Miller (9).
  • More fights -night bonuses: Lauzon (15).

Featherweight

  • Number of fights: 60.
  • Knockouts: 14.
  • Submissions: 10.
  • Decisions: 36.
  • Champion at the beginning of the year: Alexander Volkanovski.
  • Champion at the end of the year: Volkanovski.
  • Most fights in division history: Max Holloway and Darren Elkins (21).
  • Longest winning streak in the division: Volkanovski and Arnold Allen (7).
  • Most wins in division history: Holloway (16).
  • Most stops in division history: Holloway (10).
  • Most knockouts in division history: Holloway (8).
  • More presentations in the history of the division: Charles Oliveira (6).
  • More nightly bonus fights: Cub Swanson and Chan Sung Jung (8).

Bantamweight

  • Number of fights: 50.
  • Knockouts: 21.
  • Submissions: 8.
  • Decisions: 20.
  • Others: 1.
  • Champion at the beginning of the year: Henry Cejudo.
  • Champion at the end of the year: Petr Yan.
  • Most fights in division history: Urijah Faber (17).
  • Longest winning streak in division: Yan (7).
  • Most wins in division history: TJ Dillashaw (12).
  • Most stops in division history: Dillashaw and Marlon Vera (8).
  • Most knockouts in division history: Dillashaw (7).
  • Most presentations in the history of the division: Faber (6).
  • More fights – night bonuses: Dillashaw (8).

Flyweight

  • Number of fights: 22.
  • Knockouts: 5.
  • Submissions: 6.
  • Decisions: 11.
  • Champion at the beginning of the year: Nobody (vacant title).
  • Champion at the end of the year: Deiveson Figueiredo.
  • Most fights in division history: Joseph Benavidez (18).
  • Longest undefeated streak in the division: Figueiredo (6).
  • Most wins in division history: Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson (13).
  • More stops in the history of the division: Figueiredo and Johnson (7).
  • Most knockouts in division history: Benavidez (5).
  • Most appearances in division history: Johnson (5).
  • Most Fight Night Bonuses: Johnson (9).

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