Nam Phan puts his name in the record books with win over Leonard GarciaPosted on October 10, 2011, 10:58 PM by Trent Reinsmith
At UFC 136 Nam Phan accomplished what he failed to do in his first meeting with Leonard Garcia, score a victory. After three exciting rounds on Saturday, October 8 Phan had his armed raised, taking the fight with a unanimous decision victory.
Not only did Phan gain the victory, according to Fighters Only, he set a UFC record during the 15 minutes he spent in the Octagon with Garcia. During the fight, Phan landed 195 total strikes, of those 195 strikes, 174 of them were deemed to be significant strikes by FightMetric, breaking the record that was previously held by the recently retired Chris Lytle.
Phan’s record setting performance played out like this:
Total Strikes: 50
Significant Strikes: 42
Total Strikes: 78
Significant Strikes: 78
Total Strikes: 67
Significant Strikes: 54
The fight also earned Phan and Garcia “Fight of the Night” Honors, with each receiving a bonus of $75,000.