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UFC 251 Preview: Facts, Stats And Numbers: Jessica Andrade Vs. Rose Namajunas II

Two former UFC strawweight champions meet for the second time when they face off on the UFC 251 pay-per-view card, which takes place Saturday on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi. That matchup features No. 1 ranked Jessica Andrade vs. No. 2 ranked Rose Namajunas.

Andrade defeated Namajunas by slam knockout in their first meeting. With the stoppage win, Andrade captured the UFC strawweight title. She lost the belt in her first attempted defense when Weili Zhang knocked her out.

UFC 251 is headlined by three title fights. In the main event, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. In the co-headliner, UFC featherweight titleholder Alexander Volkanovski faces Max Holloway. The other title fight is Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo for the vacant bantamweight crown.

Before that event takes place, here are some facts, stats and numbers for Andrade and Namajunas.

Jessica Andrade:

Andrade’s striking accuracy is 51 percent.

Andrade lands 6.55 significant strikes per minute

Andrade absorbs 5.28 significant strikes per minute.

Andrade’s striking defense is 51 percent.

Andrade’s takedown accuracy is 58 percent.

Andrade’s takedown average is 3.21 per 15 minutes.

Andrade’s takedown defense is 76 percent.

Andrade averages 0.5 submissions per 15 minutes.

Andrade is tied for second in UFC strawweight history with seven wins.

Andrade is tied for first in UFC strawweight history with four finishes.

Andrade ranks first in UFC strawweight history with three knockouts.

Andrade ranks first in UFC strawweight history with six fight-night bonuses.

Andrade ranks sixth in UFC strawweight history in shortest average fight time at 10:21.

Andrade ranks second in UFC strawweight history in bottom position time with 0:52.

Andrade ranks first in UFC strawweight history in bottom position percentage at 0.93 percent.

Andrade ranks fifth in UFC strawweight history with 673 significant strikes landed.

Andrade ranks seventh in UFC strawweight history in significant striking accuracy at 48.7 percent.

Andrade ranks first in UFC strawweight history in strikes landed per minute at 7.22.

Andrade ranks eighth in UFC strawweight history in striking differential at plus 1.07

Andrade ranks seventh in UFC strawweight history in total strikes landed with 889.

Andrade ranks third in UFC strawweight history in takedowns landed with 22.

Andrade ranks second in UFC strawweight history in takedown accuracy at 56.4 percent.

Rose Namajunas:

Namajunas’s striking accuracy is 42 percent.

Namajunas lands 3.95 significant strikes per minute.

Namajunas’s striking defense is 59 percent.

Namajunas absorbs 3.88 significant strikes per minute.

Namajunas’ takedown accuracy is 55 percent.

Namajunas’ takedown average is 2.17 per 15 minutes.

Namajunas’ takedown defense is 46 percent.

Namajunas averages 0.9 submissions per 15 minutes.

Namajunas is tied for seventh in UFC strawweight history with six wins.

Namajunas is tied for first in UFC strawweight history with four finishes.

Namajunas is tied for first in UFC strawweight history with three submission wins.

Namajunas is tied for second in UFC strawweight history with four fight-night bonus awards.

Namajunas ranks 10th in UFC strawweight history in total fight time at 1:50:26.

Namajunas ranks eighth in UFC strawweight history in control time at 28:26.

Namajunas ranks seventh in UFC strawweight history in top position time at 21:43.

Namajunas ranks first in UFC strawweight history in knockdowns with three.

Namajunas ranks first in UFC strawweight history in knockdown average per 15 minutes with 0.41.

Namajunas ranks ninth in UFC strawweight history in significant striking defense at 59.7 percent.

Namajunas ranks sixth in UFC strawweight history with 16 takedowns landed.

Namajunas ranks fourth in UFC strawweight history with seven submission attempts.

Namajunas ranks fifth in UFC strawweight history with 0.95 submissions per 15 minutes.

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