UFC Performance Institute releases the world’s biggest MMA Performance Report.

Almost a year after opening their Performance Institute, the UFC have released the first-ever comprehensive study of the sport of MMA in the form of an 80-page report entitled A Cross-Sectional Performance Analysis and Projection of the UFC Athlete. Kitman Labs had the opportunity to collaborate with and support the team at the UFC Performance Institute, as they commissioned the year long study. Below are some of the finding’s from the UFC’s report:

Fight duration:

Win methods:

Strikes:

In terms of physical performance benchmarks, the study found the following:

The study also reviewed data regarding injuries and found the following:

To view the full report, click here.