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UFC Fight Night 107 post-event facts: Gunnar Nelson closes in on submission record

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The UFC’s ninth event in London took place Saturday with UFC Fight Night 107 at The O2.

The 11-bout card, which streamed on UFC Fight Pass, featured a light-heavyweight headliner with Jimi Manuwa (17-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) defeating Corey Anderson (9-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) by first-round knockout to improve his position in the divisional pecking order.

The headliner wasn’t the only fight to produce a notable result, though. For more, check out 30 post-fight facts to come out of UFC Fight Night 107.

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General

Brad Pickett and Marlon Vera

The UFC-Reebok Athlete Outfitting payout for the event totaled $95,000.

Debuting fighters went 0-1 at the event.

Manuwa, Gunnar Nelson, Marlon Vera and Marc Diakiese earned $50,000 UFC Fight Night 107 fight-night bonuses.

UFC Fight Night 107 drew an announced attendance of 15,761 for a live gate of $2,015,777.

Betting favorites went 7-4 on the card.

Total fight time for the 11-bout card was 2:08:11.

Main card

Jimi Manuwa

Manuwa has earned all but one of his career victories by stoppage. He’s finished 11 of those 16 wins in Round 1.

Manuwa has earned five of his six UFC victories by stoppage.

Anderson has suffered both of his career stoppage losses by knockout.

Nelson (16-2-1 MMA, 7-2 UFC) has earned 15 of his 16 career victories by stoppage.

Nelson has earned six of his seven UFC victories by submission.

Gunnar Nelson

Nelson’s six submission victories since 2012 in UFC competition are tied with Charles Oliveira for most in the company.

Nelson’s five submission victories in UFC welterweight competition are tied for second most in divisional history behind Chris Lytle (six).

Nelson has completed at least one takedown in seven of his eight UFC appearances.

Alan Jouban (15-5 MMA, 6-3 UFC) suffered the first submission loss of his career.

Brad Pickett

Brad Pickett (25-14 MMA, 5-9 UFC) retired from MMA competition following his defeat.

Pickett fell to 1-4 since he returned to the UFC bantamweight division in March 2015.

Preliminary card

Joseph Duffy

Joseph Duffy (16-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) earned just the second decision victory of his career and first since July 9, 2011 – a span of 2,079 days (nearly six years) and eight fights.

Reza Madadi (14-5 MMA, 3-3 UFC) has alternated wins and losses over his six-fight UFC career.

Madadi has suffered all five of his career losses by decision.

Madadi has completed at least one takedown against all six of his UFC opponents.

Francimar Barroso

Francimar Barroso (19-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) has earned all four of his UFC victories by decision.

Darren Stewart (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) had his eight-fight unbeaten streak snapped for the first defeat of his career.

Timothy Johnson (11-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has alternated wins and losses over his five-fight UFC career.

Daniel Omielanczuk (19-7-1 MMA, 4-4 UFC) has suffered six of his seven career losses by decision.

Vicente Luque (11-6-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) has suffered both of his UFC losses by decision.

Teemu Packalen (8-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) suffered the first knockout loss of his career.

[Brad Scott

Brad Scott (11-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) earned the first decision victory of his career.

Scott Askham (14-4 MMA, 2-4 UFC) suffered back-to-back losses for the first time in his career.

Askham suffered all four of his career losses by decision.

Lucie Pudilova (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has suffered both of her career losses by decision.

For complete coverage of UFC Fight Night 107, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

FightMetric research analyst and live statistics producer Michael Carroll contributed to this story. Follow him on Twitter @MJCflipdascript.



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