The UFC’s final pay-per-view of the summer went down Saturday with UFC 252. The event took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and featured 11 bouts.
The main event spotlighted one of the greatest rivalries in UFC history. Stipe Miocic (20-3 MMA, 14-3 UFC) emerged on top of his trilogy with Daniel Cormier (22-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) with a unanimous decision win to defend the heavyweight title and further entrench his legacy in the sport.
For a closer loss at Miocic’s resume, as well as the rest of the results, check below for 40 post-event facts to come out of UFC 252.
Stipe Miocic def. Daniel Cormier
Miocic’s six UFC heavyweight title fight victories are tied with Randy Couture for most in divisional history.
Miocic’s 14 victories in UFC heavyweight competition are fifth most in divisional history behind Andrei Arlovski (18), Frank Mir (16), Junior Dos Santos (15) and Derrick Lewis (15).
Cormier fell to 15-2 during his career in heavyweight bouts.
Cormier has suffered two of his three career losses by decision.
Marlon Vera def. Sean O’Malley
Marlon Vera’s (16-6-1 MMA, 10-5 UFC) six-fight UFC winning streak at bantamweight is the second longest active streak in the division behind Petr Yan (seven).
Vera has earned nine of his 10 UFC victories by stoppage.
Vera’s eight stoppage victories in UFC bantamweight competition are tied with T.J. Dillashaw for most in divisional history.
Sean O’Malley (12-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) had his 12-fight winning streak snapped for the first defeat of his career.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik def. Junior Dos Santos
Jairzinho Rozenstruik (11-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) has earned 10 of his 11 career victories by stoppage. He’s finished all of those wins by knockout.
Junior Dos Santos’ (21-8 MMA, 15-7 UFC) three-fight losing skid is the longest of his career. He hasn’t earned a victory since March 2019.
Dos Santos has suffered seven of his eight career losses by stoppage.
Daniel Pineda def. Herbert Burns
Pineda (27-13 MMA, 4-4 UFC) was successful in his return to the UFC for a second stint. He earned his first victory with the promotion since April 2013.
Pineda has earned all 27 of his career victories by stoppage. That includes all four of his UFC wins.
Herbert Burns (11-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) suffered the first stoppage loss of his career with his TKO defeat.
Merab Dvalishvili def. John Dodson
Merab Dvalishvili’s (12-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC) four-fight UFC winning streak at bantamweight is tied for the fourth longest active streak in the division behind Yan (seven), Vera (six) and Sterling (five).
Dvalishvili has earned nine of his 12 career victories by decision. That includes all five of his UFC wins.
Dvalishvili’s 41 takedowns landed in UFC bantamweight competition are most in divisional history.
John Dodson (21-12 MMA, 10-7 UFC) fell to 4-5 since he returned to the UFC bantamweight division in April 2016. He’s 5-5 in the weight class overall.
Dodson has suffered all 12 of his career losses by decision.
Vinc Pichel def. Jim Miller
Vinc Pichel (13-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) improved to 4-1 since he returned from a career-long layoff that lasted from May 2014 to June 2017.
Pichel has earned five of his six UFC victories by decision.
Jim Miller’s (32-15 MMA, 21-14 UFC) total fight time of 5:36:47 in UFC lightweight competition is most in divisional history.
Miller has suffered 10 of his 15 career losses by decision.
Miller’s 45 submission attempts in UFC competition are the most in company history.
Virna Jandiroba def. Felice Herrig
Jandiroba (16-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has earned all 13 of her career stoppage victories by submission. That includes both of her UFC wins.
Felice Herrig’s (14-9 MMA, 5-4 UFC) three-fight losing skid is the longest of her career. She hasn’t earned a victory since December 2017.
Herrig suffered the first stoppage loss of her career with her submission defeat.
Danny Chavez def. T.J. Brown
Danny Chavez (10-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has earned eight of his 10 career victories by decision.
Livinha Souza def. Ashley Yoder
Ashley Yoder (7-6 MMA, 2-5 UFC) has suffered all six of her career losses by decision.