A few days have passed since Holly Holm pulled off the unthinkable and annihilated Ronda Rousey. Having a bit of time to reconcile the monumental shift in the UFC landscape helps to put context back in some kind of order.
As ground shattering as this moment was it doesn’t quite erase a pretty solid night of fights, Jedrzejczyk fended off the game Letourneau, Hunt closed the chapter on ‘Big Foot’ Silva, Rob Whittaker took a big step toward UFC legitimacy, and a host of up and coming Aussie talents looked like they belonged against well matched, decent opposition.
For this UFC event I thought I would take my nerdy statistical eye and apply it to the main card fights. I even went so far as to hazard a guess at the outcomes. So, how did I do? Did the fighter’s performances match the great big bag of statistical information they carry with them? Continue reading “UFC 193 Washup – How did my analysis fare against reality?”