Implications of Title & Non Title Fight Length

In most modern MMA promotions, a title bout means a chance to not only watch the highest caliber of opponents step into the cage, but to see their talents on display for a full 5 rounds instead of 3.  Tapology’s analysis of bouts from 2008 and 2009 shows that the so-called “championship” rounds 4 and [...]

Heavier MMA Fighters Deliver More Knockouts

Casual MMA fans tend to love knockouts and the heavyweight division delivers them most frequently. Tapology analyzed the methods of victory in MMA fights from 2008 and 2009 and identified a general increase in the percentage of knockouts as weight classes increase. Lighter weight classes filled with back and forth action are the most likely [...]

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