EA has expanded the attribute system to accommodate new gameplay features as well as allow for a more realistic representation of diverse fighting styles that can be seen in the UFC. Here are the new attributes:
- Punch Speed / Kick Speed – Punches and kicks are split in terms of their speed.
- Punch Power / Kick Power – Punches and kicks are split in terms of the damage they cause.
- Clinch Striking – Supporting the brand new clinch system.
- Ground Striking – Supporting the brand new ground and pound system.
- Cardio – Replaces strike stamina and ground stamina.
- Recovery – Replaces heart and toughness.