Whether you simply like MMA or are a seasoned gamber who makes money betting on UFC events, you are going to want to pay attention to statistics and trends within the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. If you know where you are looking, there are some very interesting MMA statistics that can help you better understand what to do when making picks.
It’s probably not a massive surprise to hear there are far more decisions in the lower weight classes. At the time of writing, there are 49% decisions in the weight classes from Lightweight and below. On the contrary, there are just 25% decisions at heavyweight. What’s more, first round finishes in heavyweight MMA are extremely prevalent. You can find out a great deal from the in depth MMA stats at Bet MMA.
When assessing the next UFC event, you can also check out a full breakdown of whether it’s better to bet on favourites or underdogs in MMA, which is very interesting. Essentially betting underdogs is significantly better. If you don’t bet extreme dogs then even more so. There’s also a breakdown of UFC debut statistics, which shows that the majority of people lose their UFC debut. The octagon jitters are a real thing. It’s also extremely interesting to see how southpaws get on in the UFC. MMA stance stastistics show that it’s SIGNIFICANTLY better to be a southpaw and even better to switch stances! They also have a breakdown of fighter ages in the UFC, showing there’s a drop off in win percentage over 35 years old.
It’s all very interesting and all the MMA stats are free. Check it out. Oh and they also have some betting tools for things like Odds Format Converter, a Parlay Odds Calculator and a Betting Subscription Analyser.