UFC 129 GSP vs. Shields CompuStrike Preview: St. Pierre's DominancePosted on April 28, 2011, 07:38 AM by Anton Gurevich
UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre steps inside the Octagon this weekend as a huge statistical favorite, outclassing his opponent Jake Shields in every aspect of Mixed Martial Arts. CompuStrike shows St. Pierre's complete dominance on his feet as well as on the ground, landing more strikes and getting himself into more dominant positions throughout the fight. Shields will have a mountain to climb, but as history shows, anything is possible in MMA.
Here's some key facts:
St. Pierre outlanded his 17 UFC opponents 1046-291 in ground strikes (nearly a 4-1 edge)
St. Pierre was successful on 79% of his takedown attempts (56 of 71)
St. Pierre's opponents were successful on just 25% of their takedown attempts (6 of 24)
St. Pierre's total fight times for his 17 UFC fights are nearly identical (Standing: 107:50 - Ground: 106:07)
Shields' 8 opponents were successful on 86% of their takedown attempts (6 of 7) -Jason Miller was 5 for 5
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