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.
|25/35||Total strikes landed/thrown||4/11|
|21||Total power strikes landed||2|
|4||Total non-power strikes landed||2|
|5/10||Total arm strikes landed/thrown||2/8|
|4||Power strikes landed||1|
|1||Non-power strikes landed||1|
|3/3||Total leg strikes landed/thrown||1/2|
|2||Power strikes landed||1|
|1||Non-power strikes landed||0|
|17/22||Total ground strikes landed/thrown||1/1|
|15||Power strikes landed||0|
|2||Non-power strikes landed||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.