Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov By the Numbers


Reed Kuhn, author of "Fightnomics," offers some intriguing statistics about the two fighters competing in the UFC 229 main event, Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov.

The first three graphs tell the following story:
1. These are two of the most dominant fighters in the division... but in very different ways.
2. Clearly Conor's striking is among the best.
3. While Khabib's grappling is dominant.
Other graphs show similar stylistic contrast between the two. 
The final two charts are on career Betting Returns for the two fighters.

1 Fighter Effectiveness UFC Lightweight Division

2 Striking Assessment Chart UFC Lightweights
 
3 Wrestling Effectiveness UFC Lightweight Division
 
Conor Khabib Knockdowns vs Ground Control
 
Conor vs Khabib stats
 
Conor Khabib Betting Returns Graph

Top Betting Returns with Conor

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Brian Hemminger

Brian Hemminger

Brian Hemminger has been involved in MMA since 2007, and is highly regarded for his well-researched and knowledgeable interviews. He has hosted The Verbal Submission MMA podcast for three years and was a staff writer at MMAmania.com from 2011 to 2013 with an extensive background in live coverage, fight previews and post-fight analysis.

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