Usman will participate in the event with 16 consecutive victories. He has not experienced a defeat since May 2013.
Usman is one of the three fighters in UFC history who started 12-0 in the promotion. Anderson Silva and Khabib Nurmagomedov also accomplished this feat.
Usman’s 12-game UFC streak is the company’s longest active streak.
Usman is the only welterweight in history to start his UFC career with 12 consecutive victories.
Usman’s 12-game UFC streak in the welterweight division is the longest active streak in the category.
Usman’s 12 consecutive UFC wins in the welterweight division are tied to Georges St-Pierre, the longest in the division’s history.
Usman won nine of his twelve UFC victories by decision.
Usman outperformed Tyron Woodley by 336-60 (+275) in a total strike at UFC 235, the record for the UFC Championship.
Usman landed 192 body strikes on UFC 235. This is a UFC single fight record.
Usman defended 100% of all opponents’ takedown attempts at UFC competitions. This includes a total of 17 times.
Usman’s 12 takedowns, which landed against Rafaeldos Anjos at the TUF 28 Finale, are the second most common tie in a single UFC welterweight battle. Luigi Fioravanti holds a record at 13 on the UFC 82.
Usman is in control for just two seconds in a UFC match. This is the shortest time in the history of the company for those who have participated more than 10 times.
Burns can be the first Brazilian welterweight champion in UFC history.
Burns has been 4-0 since returning to the welterweight division in August 2019. When fighting in the weight class, he is 5-0 overall.
Burns’ five-game UFC streak in the welterweight division is tied to the third longest active streak in the category after Usman (12) and Leon Edwards (8).
– MMA Sports
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