UFC Fight Night 161 Co-Main Event Preview: Stats, Facts And Numbers For Cub Swanson Vs. Kron Gracie

Kron Gracie’s win over Alex Caceres in February marked the first UFC victory by a member of the famed family in 24 years. It took Gracie just a little over two minutes to submit Caceres on the UFC on ESPN 1 fight card. Gracie returns to action on Saturday to face Cub Swanson in the co-main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 161.

Swanson, who has been fighting with the WEC/UFC since 2007, is in desperate need of a victory in this featherweight contest. Swanson is on a four-fight losing skid. His most recent victory was an April 2017 decision win over Artem Lobov. Before his current skid, Swanson’s longest losing skid was two fights in a row.

Here are some stats, facts and numbers for the upcoming matchup between Swanson and Gracie.

UFC Fight Night 161 takes place Saturday at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The entire card streams on ESPN+.

Cub Swanson: 

Swanson’s career record is 25-11.

Swanson’s UFC record is 10-7.

Swanson’s average fight time is 13:33. 

Swanson scores 0.39 knockdowns per 15 minutes of action.

Swanson has a striking accuracy of 51.1 percent.

Swanson lands 4.84 significant strikes per minute.

Swanson’s striking defense is 60.8 percent.

Swanson absorbs 4.01 significant strikes per minute.

Swanson has a takedown accuracy of 52.4 percent.

Swanson averages 0.72 takedowns per 15 minutes of action.

Swanson has a takedown defense of 70.2 percent.

Swanson averages 0.13 submission attempts per 15 minutes.

Swanson has earned four submission wins and 11 knockout victories.

Swanson is on a four-fight losing streak.

Swanson has won seven-fight night bonus awards with the UFC.

Kron Gracie:

Gracie’s career record is 5-0.

Gracie’s UFC record is 1-0.

Gracie’s average fight time is 02:06. 

Gracie scores 0.00 knockdowns per 15 minutes of action.

Gracie has a striking accuracy of 20 percent.

Gracie lands 0.95 significant strikes per minute.

Gracie’s striking defense is 71.4 percent.

Gracie absorbs 1.90 significant strikes per minute.

Gracie has a takedown accuracy of 50 percent.

Gracie averages 7.14 takedowns per 15 minutes of action.

Gracie has a takedown defense of 100 percent.

Gracie averages 7.14 submission attempts per 15 minutes.

Gracie has been a pro since 2014.

Gracie has win all five of his pro fights by submission.

Gracie won a “Performance of the Night” bonus in his UFC debut.

Gracie is the son of Rickson Gracie and the grandson of Helio Gracie. 

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