The UFC’s final event of a busy November went down Saturday with UFC on ESPN 18, which unfolded at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
For more on the numbers behind Smith’s victory, as well as the rest of the card, check below for 35 post-event facts to come out of UFC on ESPN 18.
The UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payout for the event totaled $93,500.
Debuting fighters went 0-1 at the event.
UFC on ESPN 18 drew an announced attendance of zero for a live gate of $0.
Betting favorites went 3-6 on the card.
Betting favorites improved to 26-12 in UFC headliners this year.
Total fight time for the 10-bout card was 1:28:28.
Smith improved to 5-3 since he moved up to the UFC light-heavyweight division in June 2018.
Smith improved 9-5 since he returned to the UFC for a second stint in February 2016. He’s 16-4 since he was first released from the promotion in June 2013.
Smith has earned 31 of his 33 career victories by stoppage. That includes nine of his 10 UFC wins.
Smith’s five stoppage victories since 2018 in UFC light heavyweight competition are tied with Paul Craig for most in the division.
Clark has suffered all five of his career losses by stoppage.
Baeza (10-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has earned eight of his 10 career victories by stoppage. That includes all three of his UFC wins.
Baeza earned the first submission victory of his career.
Takashi Sato (16-4 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has suffered both of his UFC losses by submission.
Spike Carlyle (9-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has suffered all three of his career losses by decision.
Anderson dos Santos (21-8 MMA, 1-2 UFC) improved to 1-1 since he dropped to the UFC bantamweight division in June 2019.
Dos Santos has earned 17 of his 20 career victories by stoppage.
Martin Day’s (8-5 MMA, 0-3 UFC) three-fight losing skid is the longest of his career. He hasn’t earned a victory since August 2018.
Day suffered the first submission loss of his career.
Gina Mazany (7-4 MMA, 2-4 UFC) was successful in her women’s flyweight debut.
Mazany has earned five of her seven career victories by stoppage.
Mazany earned he third knockout in women’s UFC history stemming from a body kick. Joanne Calderwood and Poliana Botelho also accomplished the feat.
Rachael Ostovich’s (4-6 MMA, 1-3 UFC) three-fight losing skid is the longest of her career. She hasn’t earned a victory since December 2017.
Ostovich has suffered all six of her career losses by stoppage.
Mudaerji (12-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) was successful in his flyweight debut.
Mudaerji has earned 11 of his 12 career victories by stoppage. He’s finished 10 of those wins by knockout.
Mudaerji’s 44-second victory marked the third fastest finish in UFC flyweight history. Only Dustin Ortiz (15 seconds) and Henry Cejudo (32 seconds) have registered faster wins.
Malcolm Gordon (12-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC) has suffered all five of his career losses by stoppage. He’s been knocked out in four of those defeats.
Luke Sanders (13-4 MMA, 3-4 UFC) fell to 2-4 in his past six fights starting his career on an 11-fight winning streak.
Sanders has suffered all five of his career losses by stoppage.