UFC on ESPN 54 Blanchfield vs Fiorot Fight Facts

Fight Facts breaks down all the intriguing details and Octagon oddities of every card. It’s a mix of puns, references, and portmanteaus to keep the vibe light. These deep dives into stats provide historical context and the stories behind the numbers.

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**UFC by the Numbers:** 7,603 fights, 685 events.

In Atlantic City, New Jersey, the UFC dished out thirteen matchups across various weight classes. Local fighters struggled, but experience shone through. UFC on ESPN 54 was notable for a flurry of knockouts and bouts that might see their outcomes revised. Plus, a taste of revenge in the prelims.

**Record Tying Knockouts:** Eight of the thirteen fights ended in knockouts, matching a UFC record.

**Title Shot for Fiorot?** Manon Fiorot dominated Erin Blanchfield over five rounds. It was her fifth decision win in a row.

**Seven Wins for Fiorot:** She’s now one of seven UFC flyweights with a seven-win streak.

**A High-Strike Affair:** Fiorot and Blanchfield landed 302 significant strikes, a notable number for the flyweight division.

**”The Beast” Strikes:** Fiorot landed 172 significant strikes, ranking fourth in the division.

**Buckley’s New Chapter:** Joaquin Buckley’s win over Vicente Luque bumped his knockout rate to 72%.

**Luque’s Durability Questioned:** Luque faced his second stoppage loss due to strikes in his 33-fight career.

**Weidman’s Controversial Win:** Chris Weidman’s knockout win was later changed to a technical decision.

**Weidman’s Wrestling:** He added another takedown to his record, leading among UFC middleweights.

**An Eye Poke Controversy:** Nursulton Ruziboev’s win might be reviewed due to an eye poke.

**Canada vs. Atlantic City:** Kyle Nelson scored a big upset over Bill Algeo.

**Nate “The Train” Landwehr:** He secured a quick win, a rarity for him.

**Jandiroba’s Victory:** She extended her win streak with a decision over Lupita Godinez.

**Weight Issues for Arce:** Julio Arce missed weight, joining a small group of fighters with similar issues.

**Buzukja’s Finish:** Dennis Buzukja earned a stoppage win in the third round.

**Turkish Power:** Ibo Aslan avenged a previous loss with a knockout.

**Australia Scores:** Jacob Malkoun secured a rare soccer kick finish.

**Ireland’s Win:** Caolan Loughran needed the full fight time to win his bout.

**Firsts and Never Befores:** Several fighters faced new experiences at UFC on ESPN 54.

**Music Choices:** Erin Blanchfield’s walkout song didn’t bring her luck this time, while Virna Jandiroba won with Sinatra’s tune.

This mix of stats, stories, and odd facts from the UFC world keeps fans hooked and informed.

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