May 10, 2002, Bossier City, Louisiana, USA

Murilo Bustamante (Win)
Matt Lindland (Loss)
"The Law"

UFC Middleweight Title Bout

  • Method: Submission
  • Round: 3
  • Time: 1:33
  • Time Format: 5 Rounds (5-5-5-5-5)
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Details: Guillotine Choke After Drop to Guard

Fight Totals

Murilo Bustamante Matt Lindland
1Knockdowns0
17 of 40Significant Strikes35 of 66
40Significant Strikes Attempted66
42.50%Significant Strikes %53.03%
39Total Strikes82
62Total Strikes Attempted113
2 of 2Takedowns0 of 3
2Takedowns Attempted3
100.00%Takedown %0%
2Submissions Attempted1
0Passes0
0Reversals1

Fight Totals By Round

Round 1

Murilo Bustamante Matt Lindland
0Knockdowns0
2 of 2Significant Strikes22 of 28
100%Significant Strikes %78%
100%Takedown %0%
1Submissions Attempted0
0Reversals0

Round 2

Murilo Bustamante Matt Lindland
0Knockdowns0
4 of 12Significant Strikes12 of 30
33%Significant Strikes %40%
100%Takedown %0%
0Submissions Attempted1
0Reversals1

Round 3

Murilo Bustamante Matt Lindland
1Knockdowns0
11 of 26Significant Strikes1 of 8
42%Significant Strikes %12%
0%Takedown %0%
1Submissions Attempted0
0Reversals0

Significant Strikes

Murilo Bustamante Matt Lindland
17Significant Strikes35
42.50%Significant Strikes %53.03%
15 of 38Head6 of 35
2 of 2Body9 of 10
0 of 0Leg20 of 21
7 of 13Distance7 of 28
2 of 5Clinch25 of 33
8 of 22Ground3 of 5

Significant Strikes By Round

Round 1

Murilo Bustamante Matt Lindland
2 of 2Significant Strikes22 of 28
100%Significant Strikes %78%
0 of 0Head0 of 5
2 of 2Body5 of 6
0 of 0Leg17 of 17
0 of 0Distance0 of 3
2 of 2Clinch22 of 25
0 of 0Ground0 of 0

Round 2

Murilo Bustamante Matt Lindland
4 of 12Significant Strikes12 of 30
33%Significant Strikes %40%
4 of 12Head6 of 23
0 of 0Body4 of 4
0 of 0Leg2 of 3
4 of 10Distance6 of 20
0 of 2Clinch3 of 5
0 of 0Ground3 of 5

Round 3

Murilo Bustamante Matt Lindland
11 of 26Significant Strikes1 of 8
42%Significant Strikes %12%
11 of 26Head0 of 7
0 of 0Body0 of 0
0 of 0Leg1 of 1
3 of 3Distance1 of 5
0 of 1Clinch0 of 3
8 of 22Ground0 of 0

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