UFC on ABC 3 proved to be one of the more entertaining cards of the year, with eight of the 12 scheduled bouts ending in a stoppage at UBS Arena in Elmont, N.Y.
The main event unfortunately featured an anticlimactic end, with Yair Rodriguez (14-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) getting the first-round TKO win, but only after Brian Ortega (15-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) suffered a dislocated shoulder the forced the fight to be waved off.
For more on the numbers from the headliner, as well as the rest of the card, check below for MMA Junkie’s post-event facts from UFC on ABC 3.
The UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payout for the event totaled $179,000.
Debuting fighters went 1-0 at the event.
UFC on ABC 3 drew an announced attendance of 16,979 for a live gate of $2,110,000.
Betting favorites went 6-6 on the card.
Betting favorites fell to 15-9 in UFC headliners this year.
Total fight time for the 12-bout card was 1:54:00.
Brian Ortega vs. Yair Rodriguez
Rodriguez improved to 4-1 with one no contest in UFC headliners.
Rodriguez has earned all four of his UFC stoppage victories by TKO or knockout.
Ortega has suffered both of his career losses by injury or doctor stoppage TKO.
Amanda Lemos def. Michelle Waterson
Lemos (12-2-1 MMA, 6-2 UFC) has earned 10 of her 12 career victories by stoppage.
Lemos’ four stoppage victories in UFC strawweight competition are tied for third-most in divisional history behind Rose Namajunas (five) and Jessica Andrade (five).
Michelle Waterson (18-10 MMA, 6-6 UFC) fell to 1-4 in her past five fights dating back to October 2019.
Waterson has suffered both of her UFC stoppage losses by submission.
Li Jingliang def. Muslim Salikhov
Jingliang (19-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC) has earned all eight of his UFC stoppage victories by knockout.
Jingliang’s eight knockout victories in UFC welterweight competition are tied with Thiago Alves and Vicente Luque for second-most in divisional history behind Matt Brown (12).
Muslim Salikhov (18-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) has suffered all three of his career losses by stoppage.
Salikhov suffered the first knockout loss of his career.
Matt Schnell def. Su Mudaerji
Schnell (16-6 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has earned 11 of his 16 victories by stoppage.
Schnell’s three submission victories by triangle choke in UFC competition are second-most in company history behind Paul Craig (four).
Mudaerji (16-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) fell to 2-1 since he dropped to the UFC flyweight division in November 2020.
Shane Burgos def. Charles Jourdain
Shane Burgos (15-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) has earned five of his eight UFC victories by decision.
Charles Jourdain (13-5-1 MMA, 4-4-1 UFC) has suffered three of his four UFC losses by decision.
Lauren Murphy def. Miesha Tate
Lauren Murphy (16-5 MMA, 8-5 UFC) improved to 7-2 since she dropped to the UFC flyweight division in December 2017.
Murphy’s seven victories in UFC women’s flyweight history are tied for third-most in divisional history behind Valentina Shevchenko (nine) and Katlyn Chookagian (nine).
Murphy has earned five of her seven UFC flyweight victories by decision.
Miesha Tate (19-9 MMA, 6-6 UFC) fell to 1-2 since she returned to competition from a nearly five-year layoff in July 2021.
Tate was unsuccessful in her UFC women’s flyweight debut.
Punahele Soriano def. Dalcha Lungiambula
Soriano (9-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has earned eight of his nine career victories by stoppage.
Soriano has earned all three of his UFC victories by knockout.
Dalcha Lungiambula (11-5 MMA, 2-4 UFC) fell to 1-3 since he dropped to the UFC middleweight division in December 2020.
Lungiambula has suffered four of his five career losses by stoppage.
Ricky Simon def. Jack Shore
Simon (20-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) has earned all three of his UFC stoppage victories by submission.
Simon has landed 37 takedowns in UFC bantamweight competition, the second most in divisional history behind Merab Dvalishvili (50).
Jack Shore (16-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) had his 16-fight winning streak snapped for the first defeat of his career.
Bill Algeo def. Herbert Burns
Herbert Burns (11-4 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has suffered both of his UFC losses by stoppage.
Dustin Jacoby def. Da-un Jung
Jacoby (18-5-1 MMA, 6-2-1 UFC) improved to 6-0-1 since he returned to the UFC for a second stint in October 2020.
Jacoby’s seven-fight UFC unbeaten streak at light heavyweight is the second-longest active streak in the division behind Magomed Ankalaev (eight).
Da-un Jung (15-3-1 MMA, 4-1-1 UFC) had his 15-fight unbeaten streak snapped for his first defeat since October 2015.
Jung suffered the first knockout loss of his career.
Dustin Stoltzfus def. Dwight Grant
Dustin Stoltzfus (14-4 MMA, 1-3 UFC) snapped a three-fight losing skid for his first victory since August 2020.
Dwight Grant’s (11-6 MMA, 3-5 UFC) three-fight losing skid is the longest of his career. He hasn’t earned a victory since April 2021.
Grant fell to 1-4 in his past five fights dating back to August 2020.
Grant has suffered four of his six career losses by decision.
Emily Ducote def. Jessica Penne
Emily Ducote (12-6 MMA, 1-0 UFC) landed 51 leg kicks in her victory, the single-fight record for a three-round UFC strawweight fight.
Jessica Penne (13-6 MMA, 2-4 UFC) fell to 2-1 since she returned from a more than four-year layoff in April 2021.
For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC on ABC 3.