The UFC returned after more than six years on Saturday with UFC on FOX 30 to Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The event took place in the Scotiabank Saddledome and was broadcast after early heats on the UFC Fight Pass on FOX.
Dustin Poirier (24-5 MMA, 16-4 UFC) provided another of the best lightweights in the Main Event when he met former UFC and Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez (29-6 MMA, 4 -3 UFC) over the second round TKO victory in a rematch of a controversial no-contest from UFC 211 in May 2017.
The thrilling headliner closed a card that saw six fights end in the distance. For more information on the numbers of UFC on FOX 30, see below for 50 facts after the event
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The disbursement of the UFC funding guidelines for the event amounted to $ 197,500.
Poirier, Jose Aldo, John Makdessi and Ross Pearson earned $ 50,000 UFC on FOX 30 fight-night bonuses.
UFC on FOX 30 drew an announced presence of 10,603 for a live goal of $ 1,302,050.57.
Betting favorites went 9-3 on the map. A fight even had chances.
Betting favorites improved to 13-10 in UFC headliners this year.
Total combat time for the 13-fight card was 2:13:13
Poirier has improved to 8-1 (with a no-contest) since returning to the UFC lightweight section in April 2015.
Poirier has earned all five of his repeat victories since his return to the track and field division by Ko-KO.
Poirier's 16 wins since 2011 in the UFC competition behind Donald Cerrone (20) are the second highest in the company.
Poiriers has scored 11 times since 2011 in UFC The competition behind Cerrone (14) is the second-highest in the company behind him.
Poirier's six knockout victories in the UFC athletics competition are second in the division's history behind Melvin Guillard (seven).
Alvarez fell to 1-2 (19659002) Alvarez has suffered five of his six career losses through stops.
Alvarez has lost both of his UFC defeat losses by KO.
Aldo (27-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC) 17 UFC / WEC featherweight victories are the most in the department's combined history.
Aldo & # 39; s; s 10 final stints in UFC / WEC featherweight competition are the most in the combined division history.
Aldo has won 15 of his 17 career-stop wins by knockout
Jeremy Stephens (28-15 MMA, 15-14 UFC ) fell to 8-6 as it joined the UFC featherweight division in May 2013.
Stephens' losses in the UFC competition are most in the company's history.
Stephens suffered only the second knockout Loss of his career and for the first time since Dec. 8, 2012 – a period of 2,058 days (more than five years) and 14 fights
Joanna Jedrzejczyks (15-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) has nine wins in the UFC competition Jessica Andrade and Amanda Nunes Most Connected All women in the company's history
Jedrzejczyk's nine victories in the UFC Strawweight Competition are the most in the Division's history.
Jedrzejczyk has won ten of her 15 career victories. That includes seven of their nine UFC profits.
Jedrzejczyk has drawn their opponents 1,183-481 in significant strikes over their last eight UFC appearances
Tecia Torres (10-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) suffered consecutive losses for the first time in their careers.
Torres has suffered all three of her career losses by decision.
Olivier Aubin-Mercier (11-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) has suffered all three of his career losses by decision
Aubin-Mercier has completed at least one takedown against all eight UFC opponents he has tried against ,
Jordan Mein (31-12 MMA, 5-4 UFC) improved to 2-2 after retiring in December 2016.
Alex Morono (14-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has taken four of his six career losses by decision.
Hakeem Dawodu (8-1-1 MMA, 1: 1 UFC) has earned his last two victories following a decision opening his career with six interruptions
Austin Arnett (15-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC) Three Combat Loss Slingshot is the longest of his career. He has not earned a win since June 2017.
Kajan Johnson (23-12-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) suffered his first filing loss since December 4, 2009 – a period of 3,158 days (nearly nine years)) and eight bouts.
Ion Cutelaba (14-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has earned 13 of his 14 career victories by stoppage. He finished 11 of these victories in the knockout competition.
Gadzhimurad Antigulov (20-5 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has snapped his 14-man winning streak for his first defeat since April 2013.
Antigulov has suffered all five of his career losses due to a stoppage.
Makdessi (16-6 MMA, 9-6 UFC) has earned six of his nine UFC victories by decision.
Pearson (20-15 MMA, 12-12 UFC) dropped to 7-8 (with a no-contest) since returning to the UFC Lightweight Division in December 2012.
Katlyn Chookagian (11-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) improved to 2 -0 since falling into UFC flyweight in January 2018.
Chookagian has earned eight of her 11 career victories by decision. That includes all four of their UFC profits.
Alexis Davis (19-8 MMA, 6-3 UFC) fell to 1-1 as she fell in the UFC flyweight in December
Davis dropped to 2-2 since December 2016 from a nearly two-year-old Dismissal has returned.
Dustin Ortiz's (19-7 MMA, 8-5 UFC) three-man flyweight UFC winning streak is behind in the division's second-longest active series the current champion Demetrious Johnson (13)
Ortiz's UFC flyweight victories are tied with John Moraga for the third-highest in the division's history behind Johnson (13) and Joseph Benavidez (10).
Ortiz's four knockout victories in UFC Flyweight is with John Lineker for most in the division's history.
Matheus Nicolau (13-2-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) dropped to 2-1 since he dropped into the UFC flyweight in July 2016.  Nicolau has lost both his career losses through knockout.
Nina Ansaroffs (9-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) UFC win The series in the Strawberry Contest is linked to reigning champions Rose Namajunas and Tatiana Suarez for the division's longest-standing active winning streak.
Randa Markos (8-6 MMA, 4-5 UFC) has alternately won and lost in the last 12 careers
Markos has completed at least one takedown against eight of her nine UFC opponents.
Markos has had to accept five of his six career losses.
Alvaro Herrera (9-6 MMA, 1-3 UFC) dropped to 0-2 as he joined the UFC Athletics Division in August 2017.
Herrera fell to 1-3 after coming back from a more than three-year layoff in August.
Herrera has suffered all of his career losses from the interruption
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