UFC Fight Night 37 post-fight press conference video
UFC Fight Night 37 post-fight facts: Latifi-Diabate set history with striking shutout
Gustafsson, Manuwa and Gunnar Nelson earned UFC Fight Night 37 fight-night bonuses. Gustafsson earned two for $100,000 in additional pay.
UFC Fight Night 37 drew an announced attendance of 14,604 for a live gate of $2 million.
Betting favorites went 8-1 on the card.
Total fight time for the nine-bout card was 1:19:33.
In the 15 events the UFC has held in England, fighters from the country are 40-32 with one no-contest against foreign opponents. English fighters went 2-4 at UFC Fight Night 37.
Gustafsson has stopped his opponent by knockout or submission in six of his eight UFC victories. Those six finishes are tied for the third most in UFC light-heavyweight history behind Jon Jones and Chuck Liddell (nine).
Manuwa suffered the first loss of his 15-fight career.
Michael Johnson (15-8 MMA, 7-4 UFC) has earned four of his seven UFC victories by decision.
Melvin Guillard (31-13-2 MMA, 12-9 UFC) fell to 2-5 with one no-contest in his past eight UFC appearances.
Brad Pickett (24-8 MMA, 4-3 UFC) made a successful flyweight debut and is 1-0 in the weight class. “One Punch” has registered victories at flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight and lightweight throughout his 10-year MMA career.
Neil Seery (13-10 MMA, 0-1 UFC) suffered his first decision loss since May 15, 2010 – a span of 1,393 days (nearly four years) and eight fights.
Gunnar Nelson’s (12-0-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) three-fight UFC winning streak is tied for the third longest active streak in the welterweight division behind Matt Brown (six) and Dong Hyun Kim (four).
Nelson has earned 11 of his 12 career victories by knockout or submission, 10 in the first round. “Gunni” has earned two of his three UFC victories by submission.
Omari Akhmedov (12-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has been submitted in both of his career losses.
Ilir Latifi (8-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) became the 12th fighter in UFC history to earn a victory with the promotion without landing or absorbing a single significant strike. Moreover, Latifi’s victory marked the first bout in UFC history to feature zero significant strike attempts by either fighter.
Cyrille Diabate (19-10-1 MMA, 4-4 UFC) officially retired from MMA competition following his first-round submission loss to Latifi. “The Snake” was finished in all four of his UFC losses.
Luke Barnatt’s (8-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) three-fight UFC winning streak is tied for the fourth longest active streak in the middleweight division behind champ Chris Weidman (seven), Brad Tavares (five) and Vitor Belfort (four).
Mats Nilsson (11-3-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) suffered the first knockout loss of his 15-fight career.
Claudio Henrique da Silva (10-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) earned just the second decision victory of his career.
Brad Scott (9-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has suffered both of his UFC defeats by decision.
Igor Araujo (25-6 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has earned both of his UFC victories by decision.
Danny Mitchell (14-5-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) suffered his first decision loss since May 7, 2011 – a span of 1,036 days (nearly three years) and eight fights.
Louis Gaudinot’s (7-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) submission victory at 1:13 of Round 1 marked the first submission to ever take place in the first round of a UFC flyweight bout. “Goodnight” has earned both of his UFC victories by submission.
Gaudinot has alternated losses and wins through his four-fight UFC stint.
Phil Harris (22-12 MMA, 1-3 UFC) has been defeated by knockout or submission in 11 of his 12 career losses.
Jimi Manuwa on UFC Fight Night 37 stoppage: 'I felt I could carry on'
UFN 37 medical suspensions: Five fighters out for up to 180 days
Louis Gaudinot: 7 days mandatory rest period
Phil Harris: 7 days mandatory rest period
Danny Mitchell: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Igor Araujo: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Claudio Da Silva: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Brad Scott: 180 days or MRI clearance of right shoulder
Mats Nilson: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Luke Barnatt: 7 days mandatory rest period
Ilir Latifi: 7 days mandatory rest period
Cyrille Diabate: 7 days mandatory rest period
Omahi Arkmedov: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Gunnar Nelson: 180 days or MRI clearance of left knee
Brad Pickett: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contest
Brad Pickett: 180 days or MRI clearance of neck
Neil Seery: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Melvin Guillard: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Michael Johnson: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Michael Johnson: 180 days or X-ray clearance of left hand
Jimi Manuwa: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Jimi Manuwa: 180 days or ortho. clearance of both thumbs, right finger
Alexander Gustafsson: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
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