Ultimate Fighting Championship matchmakers can usually count on fireworks whenever and wherever they book Dan Ige. The Xtreme Couture export will lock horns with Nate Landwehr in a featured UFC 289 featherweight attraction on Saturday at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. Ige has lost three times in his past four outings. He last appeared on Jan. 14, when he rebounded with a one-punch knockout of Damon Jackson in the second round of their UFC Fight Night 217 pairing. Landwehr, meanwhile, enters the Octagon on a three-fight winning streak. The MMA Masters rep last competed at UFC on ESPN 43, where he submitted Austin Lingo with a rear-naked choke in the second round of their March 25 clash.
Dan Ige’s Career Stats
As Ige and Landwehr pore over the remaining details associated with their looming confrontation at 145 pounds, a look at some of the numbers that have accompanied them to this point. Ige is 31 years old and has 5 victories by submission, accounting for 31% of his career total (16). His methods of choice include three rear-naked chokes, one armbar, and one kimura. Ige owns five other victories by knockout or technical knockout (31%) and six more by decision (38%). He has fought at least once in 10 consecutive calendar years. He has completed 46 rounds as a professional mixed martial artist. Ige has a cumulative winning percentage of .755 between the six opponents who have defeated him.
Nate Landwehr’s Career Stats
Landwehr is 34 years old and has 8 wins by knockout or technical knockout, accounting for 47% of his career total (17). Diego Saraiva, Mikhail Korobkov, and Andrey Lezhnev highlight his list of victims. Landwehr holds two other wins by submission (12%) and seven more by decision (41%). He spent 391 days as M-1 Global featherweight champion. Landwehr lands 6.47 strikes per minute as a UFC featherweight, placing him fifth on the promotion’s all-time list at 145 pounds. Only Billy Quarantillo (8.18), Shane Burgos (7.40), Max Holloway (7.10), and Alexander Volkanovski (6.97) have connected at a higher rate. The combined victories between the four opponents who have beaten Landwehr have a cumulative .665 winning percentage at 68-34-1.