UFC 171 Main Event Breaks Records

UFC 171 stood out in more ways than one. Not only were the majority of the fights extremely entertaining, the main event,turned out to be a war between two of the 170 lbs top dogs.

Both fighters held up an extremely fast pace and busy fight with their offensive output. According to FightMetric, Hendricks and Lawler combined for 308 significant strikes landed! According to sources, this sets a new record for significant strikes landed in a UFC championship fight. The previous owners of that record were Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz who combined for 256 at UFC 143. Alone, Hendricks set the record for most significant strikes in a UFC title bout with 158.

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