2014 in UFC

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2014 in UFC
A poster or logo for 2014 in UFC.
Information
First dateJanuary 4
Last dateDecember 20
Events
Total events46 (1 cancelled)
UFC12 (1 cancelled)
UFC on Fox4
UFC Fight Night28
TUF Finale events2
Fights
Total fights503
Title fights16
Chronology
2013 in UFC 2014 in UFC 2015 in UFC

The year 2014 is the 22nd year in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States.

Title fights[edit]

Title fights in 2014
Weight class Method Round Time Event Notes
Featherweight José Aldo (c) def. Ricardo Lamas Decision (unanimous) (49–46, 49–46, 49–46) 5 5:00 UFC 169 [a]
Bantamweight Renan Barão (c) def. Urijah Faber TKO (punches) 1 3:42 UFC 169 [b]
Women's Bantamweight Ronda Rousey (c) def. Sara McMann TKO (knee to the body) 1 1:06 UFC 170 [c]
Welterweight Johny Hendricks def. Robbie Lawler Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 48–47, 48–47) 5 5:00 UFC 171 [d]
Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) def. Glover Teixeira Decision (unanimous) (50–45, 50–45, 50–45) 5 5:00 UFC 172 [e]
Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw def. Renan Barão (c) TKO (head kick & punches) 5 2:26 UFC 173 [f]
Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) def. Ali Bagautinov Decision (unanimous) (50–45, 50–45, 50–45) 5 5:00 UFC 174 [g]
Women's Bantamweight Ronda Rousey (c) def. Alexis Davis KO (punches) 1 0:16 UFC 175 [h]
Middleweight Chris Weidman (c) def. Lyoto Machida Decision (unanimous) (49–45, 48–47, 49–46) 5 5:00 UFC 175
Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw (c) def. Joe Soto KO (head kick and punches) 5 2:20 UFC 177
Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) def. Chris Cariaso Submission (kimura) 2 2:29 UFC 178 [i]
Featherweight José Aldo (c) def. Chad Mendes Decision (unanimous) (49–46, 49–46, 49–46) 5 5:00 UFC 179 [j]
Heavyweight Fabrício Werdum def. Mark Hunt TKO (flying knee and punches) 2 2:27 UFC 180 [k]
Lightweight Anthony Pettis (c) def. Gilbert Melendez Submission (guillotine choke) 2 1:53 UFC 181
Welterweight Robbie Lawler def. Johny Hendricks (c) Decision (split) (48–47, 47–48, 49–46) 5 5:00 UFC 181 [l]
Women's Strawweight Carla Esparza def. Rose Namajunas Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 1:26 TUF 20 Finale [m]
  1. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Featherweight Championship title defenses (6).
  2. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Bantamweight Championship title defenses (3).
  3. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship title defenses (3).
  4. ^ Became the new UFC Welterweight Champion.
  5. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Light Heavyweight Championship defenses (7).
  6. ^ Became the new UFC Bantamweight Champion.
  7. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Flyweight Championship title defenses (4).
  8. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship title defenses (4).
  9. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Flyweight Championship title defenses (5).
  10. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Featherweight Championship title defenses (7).
  11. ^ Became the Interim UFC Heavyweight Championship.
  12. ^ Became the new UFC Welterweight Champion.
  13. ^ Became the inaugural UFC Women's Strawweight Championship.

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

Season Finale Division Winner Runner-up
TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia Apr 16, 2014 Welterweight Chad Laprise Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Middleweight Elias Theodorou Sheldon Westcott
TUF: Brazil 3 May 31, 2014 Middleweight Warlley Alves Márcio Alexandre Júnior
Heavyweight Antônio Carlos Júnior Vitor Miranda
TUF 19: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn Jul 6, 2014 Middleweight Eddie Gordon Dhiego Lima
Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson Matt Van Buren
TUF: Latin America Nov 15, 2014 Bantamweight Alejandro Pérez José Alberto Quiñonez
Featherweight Yair Rodríguez Leonardo Morales
TUF 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned Dec 12, 2014 Women's Strawweight Carla Esparza Rose Namajunas

Debut UFC fighters[edit]

The following fighters fought their first UFC fight in 2014:

Events List[edit]

# Event Date Venue Location Attendance
303 UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway Dec 20, 2014 Ginásio José Corrêa Barueri, Brazil N/A
302 UFC on Fox: dos Santos vs. Miocic Dec 13, 2014 US Airways Center Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. 15,300[1]
301 The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale Dec 12, 2014 Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 1,800[2]
300 UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II Dec 6, 2014 Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 9,617[3]
299 UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson Nov 22, 2014 Frank Erwin Center Austin, Texas, U.S. 10,131[4]
298 UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt Nov 15, 2014 Arena Ciudad de México Mexico City, Mexico 21,000[5]
297 UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. St. Preux Nov 8, 2014 Ginásio Municipal Tancredo Neves Uberlândia, Brazil 5,671[6]
296 UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping Nov 8, 2014 Allphones Arena Sydney, Australia 9,904[7]
295 UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 Oct 25, 2014 Ginásio do Maracanãzinho Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 11,415[8]
294 UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine Oct 4, 2014 Scotiabank Centre Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 10,782[9]
293 UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Story Oct 4, 2014 Ericsson Globe Arena Stockholm, Sweden 10,026[10]
292 UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso Sep 27, 2014 MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 10,544[11]
291 UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson Sep 20, 2014 Saitama Super Arena Saitama, Japan 12,395[12]
290 UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski Sep 13, 2014 Ginásio Nilson Nelson Brasília, Brazil 8,822[13]
289 UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi Sep 5, 2014 Foxwoods Resort Casino Ledyard, Connecticut, U.S. 4,086[14]
288 UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto Aug 30, 2014 Sleep Train Arena Sacramento, California, U.S. 11,100[15]
287 UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. dos Anjos Aug 23, 2014 BOK Center Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. 7,119[16]
286 UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le Aug 23, 2014 CotaiArena Macau, SAR, China 7,022[17]
285 UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux Aug 16, 2014 Cross Insurance Center Bangor, Maine, U.S. 5,329[18]
 – UFC 176: Aldo vs. Mendes II Aug 2, 2014 Staples Center Los Angeles, U.S. Cancelled
284 UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. Brown Jul 26, 2014 SAP Center San Jose, California, U.S. 11,482[19]
283 UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao Jul 19, 2014 The O2 Dublin, Ireland 9,500[20]
282 UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller Jul 16, 2014 Revel Casino Hotel Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S. 4,115[21]
281 The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn Finale Jul 6, 2014 Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 6,500[22]
280 UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida Jul 5, 2014 Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 10,088[23]
279 UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens Jun 28, 2014 AT&T Center San Antonio, U.S. 9,227[24]
278 UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs. Marquardt Jun 28, 2014 Vector Arena Auckland, New Zealand 8,089[25]
277 UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov Jun 14, 2014 Rogers Arena Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 13,506[26]
276 UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov Jun 7, 2014 Tingley Coliseum Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S. 8,775[27]
275 The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale: Miocic vs. Maldonado May 31, 2014 Ginásio do Ibirapuera São Paulo, Brazil 8,986[28]
274 UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs. Mousasi May 31, 2014 O2 World Berlin, Germany 8,000[29]
273 UFC 173: Barão vs. Dillashaw May 24, 2014 MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 11,036[30]
272 UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva May 10, 2014 U.S. Bank Arena Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. 6,143[31]
271 UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira Apr 26, 2014 Baltimore Arena Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. 13,485[32]
270 UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne Apr 19, 2014 Amway Center Orlando, Florida, U.S. 17,000[33]
269 The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale: Bisping vs. Kennedy Apr 16, 2014 Colisée Pepsi Quebec City, Quebec, Canada 5,029[34]
268 UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson Apr 11, 2014 du Arena Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 7,963[35]
267 UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 Mar 23, 2014 Ginásio Nélio Dias Natal, Brazil 6,828[36]
266 UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler Mar 15, 2014 American Airlines Center Dallas, Texas, U.S. 19,324[37]
265 UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa Mar 8, 2014 The O2 Arena London, England, U.K. 14,604[38]
264 The Ultimate Fighter China Finale: Kim vs. Hathaway Mar 1, 2014 CotaiArena Macau, SAR, China 6,000[39]
263 UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann Feb 22, 2014 Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 10,217[40]
262 UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi Feb 15, 2014 Arena Jaraguá Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil 7,511[41]
261 UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber II Feb 1, 2014 Prudential Center Newark, New Jersey, U.S. 14,308[42]
260 UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Thomson Jan 25, 2014 United Center Chicago, Illinois, U.S. 10,895[43]
259 UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou Jan 15, 2014 Arena at Gwinnett Center Duluth, Georgia, U.S. 5,822[44]
258 UFC Fight Night: Saffiedine vs. Lim Jan 4, 2014 Marina Bay Sands Marina Bay, Singapore 5,216[45]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff (December 13, 2014). "UFC on FOX 13 draws reported 15,300 attendance for $1.5 million gate". MMAjunkie.com.
  2. ^ Staff (December 13, 2014). "TUF 20 Finale draws reported 1,800 attendance for $143,000 gate". MMAjunkie.com.
  3. ^ "UFC 181 draws reported 9,617 attendance for $2.488 million gate". MMAjunkie.com. December 7, 2014.
  4. ^ "UFC Fight Night 57 draws reported 10,131 attendance for $670,022 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. November 23, 2014.
  5. ^ "UFC 180 draws reported 21,000 fans, sets Mexico City Arena gate record". MMAjunkie.com. November 16, 2014.
  6. ^ "UFC Fight Night 56 draws reported 5,671 fans in Brazil". MMAjunkie.com. November 9, 2014.
  7. ^ "UFC Fight Night 55 draws reported 9,904 attendance for $1.05 million gate". MMAjunkie.com. November 8, 2014.
  8. ^ "UFC 179 draws reported 11,415 attendance". MMAjunkie.com. October 26, 2014.
  9. ^ "UFC Fight Night 54 draws reported 10,782 attendance for $926,000 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. October 5, 2014.
  10. ^ "UFC Fight Night 53 draws reported 10,026 attendance for $1.1 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com. October 4, 2014.
  11. ^ "UFC 178 draws reported 10,544 attendance for $2.2 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com. September 28, 2014.
  12. ^ "UFC Fight Night 52 draws reported 12,395 attendance". MMAjunkie.com. September 20, 2014.
  13. ^ "UFC Fight Night 51 draws reported 8,822 attendance (updated)". MMAjunkie.com. September 13, 2014.
  14. ^ "UFC Fight Night 50 draws reported attendance of 4,086 for $479,620 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. September 6, 2014.
  15. ^ "UFC 177 draws reported 11,100 attendance for $700,000 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. August 31, 2014.
  16. ^ "UFC Fight Night 49 draws reported 7,119 attendance for $452,075 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. August 24, 2014.
  17. ^ "UFC Fight Night 48 draws attendance of 7,022, announced as sellout". MMAjunkie.com. August 23, 2014.
  18. ^ "UFC Fight Night 47 draws reported 5,329 attendance for $321,470 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. August 17, 2014.
  19. ^ "UFC on FOX 12 draws reported 11,482 attendance for $735,317 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. July 26, 2014.
  20. ^ "UFC Fight Night 46 draws one of the year's best non-PPV attendance figures". MMAjunkie.com. July 19, 2014.
  21. ^ "UFC Fight Night 45 draws 4,115 attendance". MMAjunkie.com. July 17, 2014.
  22. ^ "TUF 19 Finale draws reported 6,500 attendance for $835,000 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. July 7, 2014.
  23. ^ "UFC 175 draws reported 10,088 attendance for $4.4 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com. July 6, 2014.
  24. ^ "UFC Fight Night 44 draws reported 9,227 attendance for $728,358 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. June 29, 2014.
  25. ^ "UFC Fight Night 43 draws reported 8,089 attendance for $913,000 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. June 28, 2014.
  26. ^ "UFC 174 draws reported 13,506 attendance for $1.14 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com. June 15, 2014.
  27. ^ "UFC Fight Night 42 attendance". MMAweekly.com. June 7, 2014.
  28. ^ "TUF Brazil 3 Finale draws announced attendance of 8,986". MMAjunkie.com. May 31, 2014.
  29. ^ "After drawing 8,000 fans, UFC targeting May 2015 return to Berlin". MMAjunkie.com. May 31, 2014.
  30. ^ "UFC 173 draws 11,036 attendance for $1.7 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com. May 24, 2014.
  31. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva draws 6,143 attendance for $415,000 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. May 11, 2014.
  32. ^ "UFC 172 draws 13,485 attendance for $2.3 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com. April 27, 2014.
  33. ^ "UFC on FOX 11 draws reported 17,000 attendance for $1.65 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com. April 19, 2014.
  34. ^ "TUF Nations Finale's attendance mark pushes live gate to $340,000". MMAjunkie.com. April 17, 2014.
  35. ^ "UFC Fight Night 39 attendance pushes gate to $1.8 million". MMAjunkie.com. April 11, 2014.
  36. ^ "UFC Fight Night 38 draws reported 6,828 attendance". MMAjunkie.com. March 23, 2014.
  37. ^ "UFC 171 draws reported 19,324 attendance for $2.6 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com. March 15, 2014.
  38. ^ "UFC Fight Night 37 draws reported 14,604 attendance for $2 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com. March 8, 2014.
  39. ^ Staff (2014-03-01). "TUF China Finale draws announced attendance of 6,000 in Macau". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  40. ^ Staff (2014-02-23). "UFC 170 draws reported 10,217 attendance for $1,558,870 live gate". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-02-23.
  41. ^ John Morgan (February 16, 2014). "UFC Fight Night 36 draws reported attendance of 7,511". mmajunkie.com.
  42. ^ MMAJunkie staff (February 2, 2014). "UFC 169 draws reported 14,308 attendance for $1.651 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com.
  43. ^ John Morgan and Matt Erickson (January 25, 2014). "UFC on FOX 10 draws reported 10,895 attendance for $863,655 live gate". MMAjunkie.com.
  44. ^ "UFC Fight Night 35 draws reported 5,822 attendance for $231,951 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. January 15, 2014.
  45. ^ Staff (2014-01-04). "UFC Fight Night 34 draws reported 5,216 attendance in Singapore debut". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-01-04.

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