Total Events: 16
Overall record: 14-21
Submission wins: 5
Submission losses: 7
(T)KO wins: 7
(T)KO losses: 9
Decision wins: 2
Decision losses: 5
Combined record of beaten opponents when they suffered the loss: 22-17
- During UFC 86 no fights met the criteria of a UFC newcomer fighting an opponent with UFC experience.
- Only 20% of the bouts ended in a decision.
- The newcomers won only two, or 5.7% via decision (35 bouts)
- UFC 84 had six fights that met the criteria
- The newcomers won five of the six
- If UFC 84 is erased from the stats, the newcomers would be only 9-20
- UFC 84 and Fight Night 15 were the only events in which more than one newcomer was victorious against opponents with UFC experience
- 16 of the 21 newcomers, or 76.2% were stopped by their opponents
- At UFC 85 and TUF Finale 7 each event only had one fight to meet the criteria and both newcomers won
- Rob Yundt made the list twice - first with a loss as a newcomer, and then he was beaten by a newcomer
- Shane Carwin made the list twice - first for a victory as a newcomer, and then he beat a newcomer in his second fight
- Chris Wilson made the list twice - first with a loss as a newcomer, and then he beat a newcomer in his second fight
For a complete list of the fights and their results, check out my blog, Sports by the Numbers MMA.