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Statistical breakdown on LI's Gian Villante

Gian Villante and Ryan LaFlare train together at

Gian Villante and Ryan LaFlare train together at Bellmore Kickboxing MMA for their title fights at Ring of Combat XXVIII in Atlantic City, N.J. Photo Credit: Mark La Monica

First, take a look below at the average fight statistics for Levittown's Gian Villante, who makes his Strikeforce debut Feb. 12 at the Izod Center against Chad Griggs.

VILLANTE COMPUSTRIKE STATS OPPONENTS
25/35 Total strikes landed/thrown 4/11
71% Percentage 36%
21 Total power strikes landed 2
4 Total non-power strikes landed 2
     
5/10 Total arm strikes landed/thrown 2/8
50% Percentage 25%
4 Power strikes landed 1
1 Non-power strikes landed 1
     
3/3 Total leg strikes landed/thrown 1/2
100% Percentage 50%
2 Power strikes landed 1
1 Non-power strikes landed 0
     
17/22 Total ground strikes landed/thrown 1/1
77% Percentage 100%
15 Power strikes landed 0
2 Non-power strikes landed 1
     
6/6 Takedowns/attempts* 1/11
100% Percentage 9%
1 Submission attempts* 0
3 Dominant positions 1

Now realize that those numbers don't look too impressive because this number is outrageous: 2:26.7.

That's how long, on average, Villante's seven fights have lasted. Villante was 6-1 in Ring of Combat, a well-respected regional MMA promotion run by Bellmore's Lou Neglia. Ring of Combat has sent more than 30 fighters to the UFC.

The above stats were compiled by the Long Island-based company CompuStrike, the MMA wing of CompuBox that compiles fight statistics.

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