List of UFC records

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Below is a list of records held in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

Fighting[edit]

Most bouts[edit]

Most bouts - All fighters[edit]

On December 16, 1994, Royce Gracie became the first fighter to reach 10 fights in the UFC.[1]

On July 7, 2007, Tito Ortiz became the first fighter to reach 20 fights in the UFC.[2]

On September 8, 2018, Jim Miller became the first fighter to reach 30 fights in the UFC.[3]

Bold - Active UFC fighters

Most bouts - By division[edit]

  1. ^ 2 of 27 Light Heavyweight bouts in first deprecated UFC Middleweight (171-199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight) and 2 of 27 Light Heavyweight bouts in first deprecated UFC Lightweight (< 199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight)
  2. ^ a b Not listed in source. Information found in fighter's page.

Most bouts - In a calendar year[edit]

[citation needed]

Fighter Division/s Year Bouts[a]
1. United States Chris Leben MW 2006 5
United States Roger Huerta LW 2007
United States Donald Cerrone LW 2011
United States Daron Cruickshank LW 2014
United States Neil Magny WW 2014
2015
Jamaica Uriah Hall MW 2015
United Kingdom Ross Pearson LW \ WW 2016
Brazil Thiago Santos MW \ LHW 2018
United States Greg Hardy HW 2019
  1. ^ Does not include multiple-bout tournaments

Most total fight time[edit]

Most total fight time - All fighters[edit]

Most total fight time - By division[edit]

Updated to 04 July, 2020

In any bout
Division/s Fighter Time (hh:mm:ss)
Heavyweight Belarus Andrei Arlovski 4:33:42 [5]
Light Heavyweight United States Jon Jones 5:40:15 [14]
Middleweight United Kingdom Michael Bisping 5:15:15 [15]
Welterweight Canada Georges St-Pierre 5:28:12[6]
Lightweight United States Jim Miller 5:21:47[7]
Featherweight United States Max Holloway 4:32:00[8]
Bantamweight United States Urijah Faber 3:40:33[9]
Flyweight United States Demetrious Johnson 4:39:12[10]
Women's Featherweight Brazil Cris Cyborg 0:56:12[citation needed]
Women's Bantamweight United States Raquel Pennington 2:52:33[11]
Women's Flyweight United States Roxanne Modafferi 1:33:32[12]
Women's Strawweight Poland Joanna Jędrzejczyk 4:06:42[13]

Most PPV Main Events[edit]

[citation needed]

Fighter Division/s PPV Main Events Total
1. United States Randy Couture LHW \ HW Japan, 28, 31, 34, 36, 39, 43, 44, 46, 49, 52, 57, 68, 74, 91, 102, 105, 109 18
2. Brazil Anderson Silva MW \ LHW 64, 67, 73, 77, 82, 90, 97, 112, 117, 126, 134, 148 153, 162, 168, 183, 234 17
3. United States Tito Ortiz LHW 13, 19, 22, 25, 29, 30, 32, 33, 40, 44, 47, 50, 51, 66, 106, 133 16
4. United States Jon Jones LHW 128, 135, 140, 145, 152, 159, 165, 172, 182, 197, 214, 232, 235, 239, 247 15
5. Canada Georges St-Pierre WW \ MW 65, 69, 79, 83, 87, 94, 111, 124, 129, 154, 158, 167, 217 13
1.^ Minimum 10 pay-per-view main events.

Winning[edit]

Most wins[edit]

Most wins - All fighters[edit]

Bold - Active fighters
  1. ^ Not listed in source. Information found in fighter's page.

Most wins - By division[edit]

Most wins - In a calendar year[edit]

[citation needed]

Fighter Division/s Year Dates Events Opponents Wins[a]
United States Roger Huerta LW 2007 Feb 3 \ Apr 7 \ Jun 23 \ Aug 25 \ Dec 8 UFC 67 \ UFC 69 \ TUF 5 \ UFC 74 \ TUF 6 John Halverson \ Leonard Garcia \ Doug Evans \ Alberto Crane \ Clay Guida 5
United States Neil Magny WW 2014 Feb 1 \ May 10 \ Jun 28 \ Aug 23 \ Oct 25 UFC 169 \ UFC Fight Night 40 \ UFC Fight Night 43 \ UFC Fight Night 49 \ UFC 179 Gasan Umalatov \ Tim Means \ Rodrigo de Lima \ Alex Garcia \ William Macário
  1. ^ Does not include multiple-bout tournaments

Highest win percentage[edit]

Fighter Division Wins Losses Draws %
1. Russia Khabib Nurmagomedov LW \ CW 12 0 0 100.00
Nigeria Kamaru Usman WW
3. United States Jon Jones LHW 20 1 0 95.24
4. Brazil Amanda Nunes W-FTW \ W-BW 13 1 0 92.86
5. Canada Georges St-Pierre MW \ WW 20 2 0 90.91
6. United States Tony Ferguson LW \ WW 15 2 0 88.24
  • Minimum of 10 fights

Most consecutive wins[edit]

Updated as of July 12, 2020 after UFC 251.

All fighters[4]
Fighter Division Began Ended Winning streak
1. Brazil Anderson Silva LHW \ MW Jun 28, 2006 Jul 6, 2013 16
2. United States Jon Jones LHW Mar 21, 2010 Jul 29, 2017 13
United States Demetrious Johnson FLW Jun 8, 2012 Aug 4, 2018
Canada Georges St-Pierre MW \ WW Aug 25, 2007 Active
United States Max Holloway FTW \ CW Jan 4, 2014 Apr 13, 2019
6. Russia Khabib Nurmagomedov LW \ CW Jan 20, 2012 Active 12
Nigeria Kamaru Usman WW Jul 12, 2015 Active
United States Tony Ferguson LW Oct 17, 2013 May 9, 2020
9. Brazil Amanda Nunes W-FTW \ W-BW Mar 21, 2015 Active 11
Brazil Royce Gracie[a] OW Nov 12, 1993 Apr 7, 1995


By division
Division Fighter Began Ended Winning streak
Heavyweight Brazil Junior dos Santos Oct 25, 2008 Dec 29, 2012 9[5]
Light Heavyweight United States Jon Jones Mar 21, 2010 Jul 29, 2017 13[14]
Middleweight Brazil Anderson Silva Jun 28, 2006 Jul 6, 2013 13[15]
Welterweight Nigeria Kamaru Usman Jul 12, 2015 Active 12[6]
Canada Georges St-Pierre Aug 25, 2007 Active
Lightweight United States Tony Ferguson Oct 17, 2013 May 9, 2020 12[7]
Featherweight United States Max Holloway Jan 4, 2014 Dec 14, 2019 13[8]
Bantamweight Russia Petr Yan Jun 23, 2018 Active 7[9]
Brazil Raphael Assuncao Aug 27, 2011 Jul 9, 2016
Brazil Renan Barao May 20, 2011 May 24, 2014
Flyweight United States Demetrious Johnson Jun 8, 2012 Aug 4, 2018 13[10]
Women's Featherweight Brazil Cris Cyborg Jul 29, 2017 Dec 29, 2018 3
Women's Bantamweight Brazil Amanda Nunes Mar 21, 2015 Active 9[11]
Women's Flyweight Kyrgyzstan Valentina Shevchenko Feb 3, 2018 Active 5[10]
Women's Strawweight Poland Joanna Jedrzejczyk Dec 13, 2014 Nov 4, 2017 8[13]

Finishes[edit]

Bold - Active fighters

Most Finishes[edit]

Most Finishes - All fighters[edit]

  1. ^ Not listed in source. Information found in fighter's page.
  2. ^ Not listed in source, information fount in fighter's page.
  3. ^ 4 of 5 Finishes in deprecated UFC Middleweight (171-199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight) and 1 of 5 submissions in first deprecated UFC Lightweight (< 199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight)

Most Finishes - By division[edit]

  1. ^ 1 of 10 Light Heavyweight Finishes in deprecated UFC Middleweight (171-199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight)
  2. ^ 2 of 10 Light Heavyweight Finishes in deprecated UFC Middleweight (171-199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight) and 1 of 10 Light Heavyweight Finishes in first deprecated UFC Lightweight (< 199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight)

Most Finishes - In a single event[edit]

All records in this section are since the rules of two to five five-minute rounds and three judges scoring the bout should a contest go the distance was instituted for UFC 21 onward.[citation needed]

Event Date Finishes
1. UFC Fight Night 55 November 7, 2014 11
UFC 224 May 12, 2018
3. UFC Fight Night 13 April 2, 2008 10
UFC on Fuel TV 10 June 8, 2013
UFC Fight Night 65 May 10, 2015
UFC Fight Night 68 June 6, 2015
UFC Fight Night 178 September 19, 2020

From The Ultimate Fighting Championship in November 1993 to UFC 7, all matches ended in a draw or a finish. From Ultimate Ultimate 1995 to UFC 20, matches were set to a time limit (between 12 to 30 minutes), with judges scoring the match. The current format of two, three, or five rounds of five minutes each was implemented in UFC 21.

Fastest Finishes[edit]

Fastest Finishes - All fighters[edit]

  1. ^ Not listed in source, information fount in fighter's page.

Fastest Finishes - By division[edit]

Latest Finishes[edit]

Latest Finishes - All fighters[edit]

Latest Finishes - By division[edit]

  1. ^ Light Heavyweight bout in deprecated UFC Middleweight (171-199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight)

Highest Finishes per win percentage[edit]

Since UFC adopted the rounds and judges system in UFC 21.

Updated to 23 April, 2020.

Fighter Division/s Finishes Wins %
1. Brazil Charles Oliveira FTW \ LW 16 17 94.11%
2. Brazil Vitor Belfort MW \ LHW \ HW \ CW 14 15 93.33%
3. Brazil Gabriel Gonzaga HW 11 12 91.67%
United States B.J. Penn LW \ WW 11 12
1.^ Minimum 10 UFC wins.

Knockouts[edit]

Most knockouts[edit]

Most knockouts - All fighters[edit]

Most knockouts - By division[edit]

  1. ^ Not listed in source. Information found in fighter's page.

Most knockouts - In a single event[edit]

Updated to 27 April, 2020.[19]

Event Date Knockouts
1. UFC 92 December 27, 2008 8
UFC on Fox 7 April 20, 2013
UFC Fight Night 45 July 16, 2014
UFC 199 June 4, 2016
UFC 218 December 02, 2017

Fastest knockouts[edit]

Fastest knockouts - All fighters[edit]

  1. ^ Official UFC records have the bout time at 0:11, Dana White and UFC officials have admitted[20] the actual KO time was 0:06. The NSAC cannot retroactively amend bout times.

Fastest knockouts - By division[edit]

Latest knockouts[edit]

Latest knockouts - All fighters[edit]

Latest knockouts - By division[edit]

  1. ^ Light Heavyweight bout in deprecated UFC Middleweight (171-199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight)

Highest knockouts per win percentage[edit]

Fighter Division/s Knockouts Wins %
1. United States Shawn Jordan HW 6 6 100%
United States Ricco Rodriguez HW 5 5
3. United States Roy Nelson HW 8 9 88.89%
United States Derrick Lewis HW
United States Matt Mitrione HW
6. New Zealand Mark Hunt HW 7 8 87.5%
1.^ Minimum 5 UFC KOs.

Submissions[edit]

Most submissions[edit]

Most submissions - All fighters[edit]

Most submissions - By division[edit]

  1. ^ 2 of 3 submissions in deprecated UFC Middleweight (171-199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight) and 1 of 3 submissions in first deprecated UFC Lightweight (< 199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight)

Most submissions - In a single event[edit]

Event Date Submissions
1. UFC 2 March 11, 1994 10
2. UFC 4 December 16, 1994 8
UFC on Fuel TV 10 June 8, 2013
4. Ultimate Ultimate 1995 December 16, 1995 6
The Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale December 8, 2007
UFC Fight Night 17 February 7, 2009
UFC on Fuel TV 2 April 14, 2012
UFC Fight Night 80 December 10, 2015
UFC Fight Night 90 July 7, 2016

Fastest submissions[edit]

Fastest submissions - All fighters[edit]

Fastest submissions - By division[edit]

  1. ^ a b Light Heavyweight submission in first deprecated UFC Lightweight (< 199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight)

Latest submissions[edit]

Latest submissions - All fighters[edit]

Latest submissions - By division[edit]

  1. ^ a b At UFC 17, the main event was scheduled for three rounds. One 15-minute round, followed by two 3-minute overtime rounds. The bout ended at 1:28 in the second round. This is equivalent to 1:28 in the modern UFC's fourth round.

Highest submissions per win percentage[edit]

Fighter Division/s SUBs Wins %
1. Brazil Royce Gracie WW \ OW \ CW 10 11 90.91%
2. Iceland Gunnar Nelson WW \ CW 7 8 87.5%
3. Russia Oleg Taktarov OW 5 6 83.33%
4. Brazil Charles Oliveira FTW \ LW 13 16 81.25%
5. Brazil Rousimar Palhares WW \ MW 6 8 75.00%

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First-ever Submissions executed in UFC history[edit]

Submission Fighter Opponent Event Round Time
Heel Hook United States Ken Shamrock Patrick Smith UFC 1 - 1:49
Rear-Naked Choke Brazil Royce Gracie Ken Shamrock - 0:57
Lapel Choke Brazil Royce Gracie Minoki Ichihara UFC 2 - 5:08
Triangle Choke United States Jason DeLucia Scott Baker - 6:41
Forearm Choke Netherlands Remco Pardoel Alberto Cerra Leon - 9:51
Armbar Netherlands Frank Hamaker Thaddeus Luster - 4:52
Guillotine Choke United States Patrick Smith Ray Wizard - 0:58
Bulldog Choke United States Johnny Rhodes Fred Ettish - 3:07
Blood Choke (Finger Choke) United States Keith Hackney Joe Son UFC 4 - 2:44
Arm Triangle Choke United States Dan Severn Marcus Bossett - 0:52
Key Lock (Americana) United States Dan Severn Dave Beneteau UFC 5 - 3:01
Neck Crank United States Tank Abbot Steve Jennum Ultimate Ultimate 1995 - 1:14
Knee Bar United States Ken Shamrock Kimo Leopoldo UFC 8 - 4:24
Scarf Hold Choke United States Mark Coleman Julian Sanchez UFC 11 - 0:45
Achilles Lock (Ankle Lock) United States Don Frye Mark Hall Ultimate Ultimate 1996 - 0:20
Chin to the Eye United States Mark Kerr Dan Bobish UFC 14 - 1:38
Inside Shoulder Lock (Mir Lock) United States Frank Mir Pete Williams UFC 36 1 0:46
Toe Hold United States Frank Mir Tank Abbot UFC 41 1 0:45
Body Triangle Canada Ivan Salaverry Tony Fryklund UFC 50 1 1:36
Von Flue Choke United States Jason Von Flue Alex Karalexis UFC Fight Night 3 3 1:17
North-South choke United States Jeff Monson Branden Lee Hinkle UFC 57 1 4:35
Peruvian Necktie United States C.B. Dollaway Jesse Taylor UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Irvin 1 3:58
Schultz Choke United States Matt Hughes Ricardo Almeida UFC 117 1 3:15
Pillory choke United States Nick Pace Will Campuzano The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale 3 4:32
Twister South Korea Chan Sung Jung Leonard Garcia UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Davis 2 4:59
Reverse Calf Slicer Brazil Charles Oliveira Eric Wisely UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis 1 1:43
Mounted Triangle Armbar United States Dustin Poirier Max Holloway UFC 143 1 3:23
Omoplata United States Ben Saunders Chris Heatherly UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. dos Anjos 1 2:18
Suloev Stretch United States Kenny Robertson Brock Jardine UFC 157 1 2:57
Reverse Bulldog Choke United States Yancy Medeiros Damon Jackson UFC 177 2 1:54
Japanese Necktie Brazil Matheus Nicolau Bruno Mesquita UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 3 3:27
Ezekiel choke Russia Alexey Oleynik Viktor Pešta UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Penn 1 2:57
1.^ Minimum 5 UFC SUBs.

Decisions[edit]

Most Decision bouts[edit]

Most Decision wins - All fighters[edit]

Most Decision wins - By division[edit]

Most Decision bouts in one event[edit]

Event Date Venue City Decisions
1. UFC 169 February 1, 2014 Prudential Center Newark, New Jersey, U.S. 10
UFC Fight Night 36 February 15, 2014 Arena Jaraguá Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil
UFC Fight Night 84 February 27, 2016 The O2 Arena London, U.K.
UFC Fight Night 101 November 27, 2016 Rod Laver Arena Melbourne, Australia
UFC Fight Night 121 November 18, 2017 Qudos Bank Arena Sydney, Australia
UFC on ESPN: dos Anjos vs. Edwards July 20, 2019 AT&T Center San Antonio, Texas, U.S.

Highest Decision wins per win percentage[edit]

Fighter Division/s Dec.Wins Wins %
1. United States Gray Maynard FTW \ LW 9 10 90.0%
2. United States Benson Henderson LW \ WW 9 11 81.82%
3. United States Darren Elkins FTW 9 12 75.0%
4. United States Nik Lentz FTW \ LW 8 11 72.73%
United States Evan Dunham LW
1.^ Minimum 10 UFC wins.

Striking[edit]

Most significant strikes landed[edit]

Most significant strikes landed - Career[edit]

Most significant strikes landed - In a single bout[edit]

Updated to 25 April, 2020.

In any bout[24]
Fighter Opponent Division Event Strikes
1. United States Max Holloway United States Brian Ortega FTW UFC 231 290
2. United States Nate Diaz United States Donald Cerrone LW UFC 141 238
3. Poland Joanna Jędrzejczyk Brazil Jéssica Andrade W-SW UFC 211 225
4. Poland Joanna Jędrzejczyk Canada Valérie Létourneau W-SW UFC 193 220
5. United States Cub Swanson Russia Artem Lobov FTW UFC Fight Night 108 209

Most significant strikes landed - In a single event[edit]

Updated to 25 April, 2020.[19]

Event Date Strikes
1. UFC 238 June 8, 2019 1818
2. UFC 241 August 17, 2019 1717
3. UFC Fight Night 161 October 12, 2019 1684
4. UFC 231 December 8, 2018 1674
5. UFC Fight Night 121 November 19, 2017 1639

Highest significant strike percentage[edit]

Fighter Division/s Landed Attempted %
1. Brazil Anderson Silva MW \ LHW 740 1213 61.01%
2. United States Randy Couture LHW \ HW 778 1315 59.16%
3. Brazil Fábio Maldonado LHW \ HW \ CW 717 1218 58.87%
4. United States Cain Velasquez HW 718 1246 57.62%
5. Brazil Fabrício Werdum HW 581 1022 56.85%
2.^ Minimum 1000 significant strike attempts.
Fighter Division/s Landed Attempted %
1. Netherlands Alistair Overeem HW 391 525 74.48%
2. United States Don Frye OW 127 191 66.49%
3. United States Josh Barnett Super HW \ HW 392 637 61.54%
4. Brazil Anderson Silva MW \ LHW 740 1213 61.01%
5. United States Evan Tanner MW \ LHW 388 647 59.97%
1.^ Minimum 10 UFC bouts.

Highest significant strike landed per minute[edit]

Fighter Division/s Strikes/minute
1. United States Cain Velasquez HW 6.49
2. Brazil Jéssica Andrade W-SW \ W-BW 6.45
3. Republic of Ireland Conor McGregor FTW \ LW \ WW 5.82
4. United States Evan Dunham LW 5.68
5. United States Max Holloway FTW \ CW 5.67
1.^ Minimum 10 UFC bouts.

Knockdowns[edit]

Most knockdowns - Career[edit]

Most knockdowns - By division[edit]

Updated to 25 April, 2020.

Division Fighter Knockdowns
Heavyweight Brazil Junior dos Santos 14[5]
Light Heavyweight United States Chuck Liddell 14[14]
Brazil Maurício Rua
Middleweight Brazil Anderson Silva 13[15]
Welterweight Brazil Thiago Alves 13[6]
Lightweight United States Melvin Guillard 13[7]
Featherweight United States Jeremy Stephens 11[8]
Bantamweight United States T.J. Dillashaw 9[9]
Flyweight Brazil John Lineker 7[10]
Women's Featherweight Brazil Cristiane Justino 3
Women's Bantamweight Brazil Amanda Nunes 3[11]
Women's Flyweight Scotland Joanne Calderwood 2[12]
Women's Strawweight United States Rose Namajunas 3[13]

Most knockdowns - In a single bout[edit]

Most knockdowns - In a single event[edit]

Updated to 25 April, 2020.[19]

Event Date Knockdowns
1. UFC 199 June 4, 2016 15
2. UFC Fight Night 126 February 18, 2018 13
3. UFC 160 May 25, 2013 12
UFC 215 September 9, 2017
5. UFC on Versus 4 June 26, 2011 11
UFC 230 November 3, 2018

Takedowns[edit]

Most Takedowns Landed - All fighters[edit]

Most Takedowns Landed - By division[edit]

Updated to 25 April, 2020.

Division/s Fighter Takedowns
Heavyweight United States Curtis Blaydes 45[5]
Light Heavyweight United States Tito Ortiz[a] 58
Middleweight Brazil Thales Leites 37[15]
United States Chris Weidman
Welterweight Canada Georges St-Pierre 87[6]
Lightweight Brazil Gleison Tibau 84[7]
Featherweight United States Dennis Bermudez 46[8]
Bantamweight Georgia (country) Merab Dvalishvili 51[9]
Flyweight United States Demetrious Johnson 58[10]
Women's Featherweight United States Holly Holm 8
Women's Bantamweight United States Sara McMann 20[11]
Women's Flyweight Kyrgyzstan Valentina Shevchenko 13[12]
Women's Strawweight Brazil Cláudia Gadelha 33[13]
United States Carla Esparza
  1. ^ 8 of 58 Light Heavyweight takedowns in deprecated UFC Middleweight (171-199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight) and 2 of 58 Light Heavyweight takedowns in first deprecated UFC Lightweight (< 199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight)

Most Takedowns Landed - In a single bout[edit]

Most Takedowns Landed - In a single event[edit]

Updated to 25 April, 2020.[19]

Event Date Takedowns
1. UFC 171 March 15, 2014 55
2. UFC 94 January 31, 2009 49
3. UFC Fight Night 66 May 16, 2015 47
UFC on Fox 22 December 17, 2016
5. UFC Fight Night 24 March 26, 2011 46

Highest takedown accuracy[edit]

Updated to 25 April, 2020.[22]

Fighter Division %
1. United States Robbie Lawler MW \ WW 77.3%
2. Canada Nordine Taleb MW \ WW 76.2%
3. Canada Georges St-Pierre MW \ WW 73.8%
4. Canada Jonathan Goulet WW 70.0%
5. Brazil Diego Brandão FTW 68.0%
Russia Islam Makhachev LW
  • Minimum 5 UFC Fights and 20 Takedown Attempts

Submission attempts[edit]

Submission attempts - Career[edit]

  1. ^ 8 of 9 Light Heavyweight title submission attempts in deprecated UFC Middleweight (171-199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight) and 1 of 9 Light Heavyweight title submission attempts in first deprecated UFC Lightweight (< 199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight)

Submission attempts - In a single bout[edit]

  1. ^ 4 of 4 Light Heavyweight title submission attempts in deprecated UFC Middleweight (171-199 lbs.) class (now known as Light Heavyweight)

Highest submission attempt rate[edit]

Fighter Division/s Submission attempts/5 minute round
1. United States Dustin Hazelett LW \ WW 1.379
2. Brazil Renato Sobral LHW \ HW 1.054
3. Brazil Rousimar Palhares WW \ MW 1.047
4. Brazil Charles Oliveira FTW \ LW 0.908
5. Brazil Royce Gracie OW \ CW 0.828
1.^ Minimum 10 UFC bouts.

Championships[edit]

Most title reigns[edit]

Fighter Division Reigns
1. United States Randy Couture HW \ LHW 6 (5 undisputed, 1 interim)
2. Canada Georges St-Pierre MW \ WW 4 (3 undisputed, 1 interim)
3. Republic of Ireland Conor McGregor LW \ FTW 3 (2 undisputed, 1 interim)
Brazil José Aldo FTW
United States Jon Jones LHW
  • Bold – Active reign.

Longest single title reigns[edit]

By number of Days
Fighter Division Days
1. Brazil Anderson Silva MW 2457
2. United States Demetrious Johnson FLW 2142
3. Canada Georges St-Pierre WW 2064
4. Brazil José Aldo FTW 1848
5. Brazil Amanda Nunes W-BW 1536
By number of Title Defenses
Fighter Division Defenses
1. United States Demetrious Johnson FLW 11
2. Brazil Anderson Silva MW 10
3. Canada Georges St-Pierre WW 9
4. United States Jon Jones LHW 8
5. Brazil José Aldo FTW 7

Longest single title reigns - By division[edit]

By number of Days
Division Fighter Days
HW United States Cain Velasquez 896
LHW United States Jon Jones 1501
MW Brazil Anderson Silva 2457
WW Canada Georges St-Pierre 2064
LW Russia Khabib Nurmagomedov 899
FTW Brazil José Aldo 1848
BW United States Dominick Cruz 1117
FLW United States Demetrious Johnson 2142
W-FTW Brazil Amanda Nunes 633
W-BW 1536
W-FLW Kyrgyzstan Valentina Shevchenko 654
W-SW Poland Joanna Jedrzejczyk 966
By number of Title Defenses
Division Fighter Defenses
HW United States Stipe Miocic 3
LHW United States Jon Jones 8
MW Brazil Anderson Silva 10
WW Canada Georges St-Pierre 9
LW United States B.J. Penn 3
United States Frankie Edgar
United States Benson Henderson
FTW Brazil José Aldo 7
BW United States Dominick Cruz 2
United States T.J. Dillashaw
FLW United States Demetrious Johnson 11
W-FTW Brazil Cris Cyborg 2
W-BW United States Ronda Rousey 6
W-FLW Kyrgyzstan Valentina Shevchenko 3
W-SW Poland Joanna Jedrzejczyk 5
  • Bold – Active reign.

Longest combined title reigns[edit]

By number of Days
Fighter Division Reigns Days
1. Brazil Anderson Silva MW 1 2457
2. Canada Georges St-Pierre MW \ WW 1 \ 2 2237
3. Brazil Amanda Nunes W-FTW \ W-BW 1 \ 1 2169
4. United States Demetrious Johnson FLW 1 2142
5. United States Jon Jones LHW 2 2098
By number of Title Defenses
Fighter Division Reigns Defenses
1. United States Demetrious Johnson FLW 1 11
United States Jon Jones LHW 2
3. Brazil Anderson Silva MW 1 10
4. Canada Georges St-Pierre WW 2 9
5. Brazil José Aldo FTW 1 7
United States Matt Hughes WW 2
7. Brazil Amanda Nunes W-FTW \ W-BW 1 \ 1 6
United States Ronda Rousey W-BW 1

Longest combined title reigns - By division[edit]

By number of Days
Division Fighter Reigns Days
Heavyweight United States Cain Velasquez 2 1281
Light Heavyweight United States Jon Jones 2 2098
Middleweight Brazil Anderson Silva 1 2457
Welterweight Canada Georges St-Pierre 2 2204
Lightweight Russia Khabib Nurmagomedov 1 899
Featherweight Brazil José Aldo 2 2037
Bantamweight United States Dominick Cruz 2 1465
Flyweight United States Demetrious Johnson 1 2142
Women's Featherweight Brazil Amanda Nunes 1 633
Women's Bantamweight 1536
Women's Flyweight Kyrgyzstan Valentina Shevchenko 1 654
Women's Strawweight Poland Joanna Jedrzejczyk 1 966
By number of Title Defenses
Division Fighter Reigns Defenses
Heavyweight United States Stipe Miocic 2 4
Light Heavyweight United States Jon Jones 2 11
Middleweight Brazil Anderson Silva 1 10
Welterweight Canada Georges St-Pierre 2 9
Lightweight United States B.J. Penn 1 3
United States Frankie Edgar
United States Benson Henderson
Featherweight Brazil José Aldo 2 7
Bantamweight United States Dominick Cruz 2 3
United States TJ Dillashaw
Flyweight United States Demetrious Johnson 1 11
Women's Featherweight Brazil Cris Cyborg 1 2
Women's Bantamweight United States Ronda Rousey 1 6
Women's Flyweight Kyrgyzstan Valentina Shevchenko 1 3
Women's Strawweight Poland Joanna Jedrzejczyk 1 5
  • Bold - Active reign.

Youngest champions[edit]

Fighter Division Won/Awarded Birthday Age
1. United States Jon Jones LHW Mar 19, 2011 Jul 19, 1987 23 years, 243 days
2. Brazil José Aldo FTW Nov 20, 2010 Sept 9, 1986 24 years, 72 days2
3. United States Josh Barnett HW Mar 22, 2002 Nov 10, 1977 24 years, 132 days
4. Anguilla Carlos Newton WW May 4, 2001 Aug 17, 1976 24 years, 260 days
5. United States Frank Shamrock LHW Dec 21, 1997 Dec 8, 1972 25 years, 13 days
2.^ José Aldo was awarded the Featherweight Championship at UFC 123 but did not fight in his first UFC bout until UFC 129, at which point he was 24 years and 233 days of age. Aldo successfully defended his title at UFC 129.

Oldest champions[edit]

Fighter Division Last Held Birthday Age
1. United States Randy Couture HW Nov 15, 2008 Jun 22, 1963 45 years, 147 days
2. United States Daniel Cormier HW Aug 17, 2019 Mar 20, 1979 40 years, 150 days
3. Brazil Fabrício Werdum HW May 14, 2016 Jul 30, 1977 38 years, 289 days
4. England Michael Bisping MW Nov 4, 2017 Feb 28, 1979 38 years, 249 days
5. Brazil Anderson Silva MW Jul 6, 2013 Apr 14, 1975 38 years, 83 days

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Multi-division champions[edit]

Fighters who have won championships in multiple weight classes.[25] Tournament championships and The Ultimate Fighter winners are not included.

  • Randy Couture was the first champion to hold titles in two different divisions.
  • Conor McGregor was the first champion to hold two titles simultaneously.
  • Daniel Cormier was the first champion to successfully defend titles in two different divisions.
  • Amanda Nunes was the first champion to successfully defend two titles while holding them simultaneously.
Champion Division Won Lost Defenses Reign Total reign
United States Randy Couture Heavyweight Dec 21, 1997 (UFC Japan) Jan ?, 1998 (stripped) 0 00? days 1,478+ days
Nov 17, 2000 (UFC 28) Mar 22, 2002 (UFC 36) 2 490 days
Light Heavyweight Sep 26, 2003 (UFC 44) Jan 31, 2004 (UFC 46) 0 127 days
Aug 21, 2004 (UFC 49) Apr 16, 2005 (UFC 52) 0 238 days
Heavyweight Mar 3, 2007 (UFC 68) Nov 15, 2008 (UFC 91) 1 623 days
United States B.J. Penn Welterweight Jan 31, 2004 (UFC 46) May 17, 2004 (stripped) 0 107 days 919 days
Lightweight Jan 19, 2008 (UFC 80) Apr 10, 2010 (UFC 112) 3 812 days
Republic of Ireland Conor McGregor Featherweight Dec 12, 2015 (UFC 194) Nov 26, 2016 (stripped) 0 350 days 862 days
Lightweight Nov 12, 2016 (UFC 205) Apr 7, 2018 (stripped) 0 512 days
Canada Georges St-Pierre Welterweight Nov 18, 2006 (UFC 65) Apr 7, 2007 (UFC 69) 0 140 days 3,257 days
Apr 19, 2008 (UFC 83) Dec 13, 2013 (vacated) 9 2,064 days
Middleweight Nov 4, 2017 (UFC 217) Dec 7, 2017 (vacated) 0 34 days
United States Daniel Cormier Light Heavyweight May 23, 2015 (UFC 187) Dec 29, 2018 (vacated) 3 1143 days 1550 days
Heavyweight Jul 7, 2018 (UFC 226) Aug 17, 2019 (UFC 241) 1 407 days
Brazil Amanda Nunes Women's Bantamweight Jul 9, 2016 (UFC 200) Incumbent 5 1536 days 2169 days
Women's Featherweight Dec 29, 2018 (UFC 232) Incumbent 1 633 days
United States Henry Cejudo Flyweight Aug 4, 2018 (UFC 227) Feb 29, 2020 (vacated) 1 575 days 912 days
Bantamweight June 8, 2019 (UFC 238) May 9, 2020 (vacated) 1 337 days
  • Bold - Active reigns.

Tournaments[edit]

Multiple tournament wins[edit]

Fighter Tournament Wins
1. Brazil Royce Gracie UFC 1, UFC 2, UFC 4 3
2. United States Dan Severn UFC 5, The Ultimate Ultimate 2
United States Don Frye UFC 8, The Ultimate Ultimate 2
United States Mark Coleman UFC 10, UFC 11
United States Mark Kerr UFC 14, UFC 15

Bonuses[edit]

Most overall[edit]

Fighter No. of bonuses[22]
1. United States Donald Cerrone 18
2. Brazil Charles Oliveira 16
3. United States Nate Diaz 15
United States Joe Lauzon
5. Brazil Anderson Silva 14

Most Performance of the Night bonuses[edit]

Fighter POTN bonuses
1. Brazil Charles Oliveira 10
2. United States Donald Cerrone 7
Republic of Ireland Conor McGregor
4. United States Stipe Miocic 5
United States T.J. Dillashaw
United States Anthony Johnson

Most Fight of the Night bonuses[edit]

Fighter FOTN bonuses
1. United States Nate Diaz 8
2. United States Frankie Edgar 7
United States Diego Sanchez
United States Joe Lauzon
Brazil Edson Barboza
United States Jim Miller
7. United States Clay Guida 6
United States Chris Lytle
Canada Sam Stout
United States Dustin Poirier
United States Donald Cerrone
United States Jeremy Stephens

Most Knockout of the Night bonuses (discontinued)[edit]

Fighter KOTN bonuses
1. Brazil Anderson Silva 7
2. Brazil Vitor Belfort 5
3. United States Chris Leben 4
Brazil Lyoto Machida
United States Roy Nelson

Most Submission of the Night bonuses (discontinued)[edit]

Fighter SOTN bonuses
1. United States Joe Lauzon 6
2. United States Nate Diaz 5
3. Brazil Demian Maia 4
United States Cole Miller
5. United States Clay Guida 3
United States Chris Lytle
United States Jim Miller
Brazil Charles Oliveira

Attendances[edit]

Overall[edit]

Event Main Event Date Venue City Attendance
1. UFC 243 Whittaker (c) vs. Adesanya (ic) Oct 6, 2019 Marvel Stadium Australia Melbourne, Australia 57,127[26]
2. UFC 193 Rousey (c) vs. Holm Nov 14, 2015 Marvel Stadium Australia Melbourne, Australia 56,214[27]
3. UFC 129 St-Pierre (c) vs. Shields Apr 30, 2011 Rogers Centre Canada Toronto, Ontario, Canada 55,724[28]
4. UFC 198 Werdum (c) vs. Miocic May 14, 2016 Arena da Baixada Brazil Curitiba, Brazil 45,207[29]
5. UFC on Fox 14 Gustafsson vs. Johnson Jan 24, 2015 Tele2 Arena Sweden Stockholm, Sweden 30,000[30]

United States[edit]

Event Main Event Date Venue City Attendance
1. UFC 205 Alvarez (c) vs. McGregor Nov 12, 2016 Madison Square Garden United States New York City, New York 20,427
2. UFC 244 Masvidal vs. Diaz Nov 2, 2019 Madison Square Garden United States New York City, New York 20,143
3. UFC 229 Khabib (c) vs. McGregor Oct 6, 2018 T-Mobile Arena United States Paradise, Nevada 20,034
4. UFC 171 Hendricks vs. Lawler Mar 15, 2014 American Airlines Center United States Dallas, Texas 19,324
5. UFC 68 Sylvia (c) vs. Couture Mar 3, 2007 Nationwide Arena United States Columbus, Ohio 19,049

Finances[edit]

This category only scores pay-per-view buys from The Ultimate Fighting Championship event held in Denver, CO (1993) to UFC 235. The UFC's 2019 contract with Disney+ mandates a subscription to the over-the-top service which is the exclusive distributor of UFC pay-per-views in the United States in order to purchase the event. UFC and Disney do not report on pay-per-view buys starting with UFC 236.

Highest Pay-Per-View buys[edit]

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Event Main Event Date Venue City PPV Buys
1. UFC 229 Khabib (c) vs. McGregor Oct 6, 2018 T-Mobile Arena United States Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 2,400,000
2. UFC 202 Diaz vs. McGregor 2 Aug 20, 2016 T-Mobile Arena United States Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 1,600,000
3. UFC 196 McGregor vs. Diaz Mar 5, 2016 MGM Grand Garden Arena United States Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 1,317,000
4. UFC 100 Lesnar (c) vs. Mir (ic) 2 Jul 11, 2009 Mandalay Bay Events Center United States Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 1,300,000
UFC 205 Alvarez (c) vs. McGregor Nov 12, 2016 Madison Square Garden United States New York City, U.S. 1,300,000
UFC 251 Usman (c) vs. Masvidal Jul 12, 2020 Flash Forum United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 1,300,000

Highest Pay-Per-View buys for a non-championship main event[edit]

Event Main Event Date Venue City PPV Buys
1. UFC 202 Diaz vs. McGregor 2 Aug 20, 2016 T-Mobile Arena United States Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 1,600,000
2. UFC 196 McGregor vs. Diaz Mar 5, 2016 MGM Grand Garden Arena United States Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 1,317,000
3. UFC 114 Rampage vs. Evans May 29, 2010 MGM Grand Garden Arena United States Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 1,050,000
4. UFC 246 Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone January 18th, 2020 T-Mobile Arena Las Vegas, Nevada 1,000,000
5. UFC 141 Lesnar vs. Overeem Dec 30, 2011 MGM Grand Garden Arena United States Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 750,000

Lowest Pay-Per-View buys for a championship main event[edit]

UFC 1–100
Event Date Main Event PPV Buys
1. UFC 42 Apr 25, 2003 Hughes (c) vs. Sherk 35,000
UFC 35 Jan 11, 2002 Pulver (c) vs. Penn
3. UFC 45 Nov 21, 2003 Hughes (c) vs. Trigg 40,000
4. UFC 39 Sep 27, 2002 Couture vs. Rodriguez 45,000
UFC 38 Jul 13, 2002 Hughes (c) vs. Newton
UFC 101–200
Event Date Main Event PPV Buys
1. UFC 174 Jun 14, 2014 Johnson (c) vs. Bagautinov 115,000
UFC 191 Sep 5, 2015 Johnson (c) vs. Dodson
3. UFC 177 Aug 30, 2014 Dillashaw (c) vs. Soto 125,000
UFC 186 Apr 25, 2015 Johnson (c) vs. Horiguchi
5. UFC 179 Oct 25, 2014 Aldo (c) vs. Mendes 180,000
UFC 201–235
Event Date Main Event PPV Buys
1. UFC 224 May 12, 2018 Nunes (c) vs. Pennington 85,000[32]
2. UFC 215 Sep 9, 2017 Nunes (c) vs. Shevchenko 100,000
3. UFC 228 Sep 8, 2018 Woodley (c) vs. Till 130,000
4. UFC 212 Jun 3, 2017 Aldo (c) vs. Holloway (ic) 167,000
5. UFC 234 Feb 10, 2019 Adesanya vs. Silva 175,000

NOTE: Starting with UFC 236, all pay-per-views in the United States are iPPV events where a Disney+ subscription is required. Neither UFC nor Disney report PPV buys with the new format.

Biggest gates[edit]

Event Main Event Date Venue City Gate
1. UFC 205 Alvarez (c) vs. McGregor Nov 12, 2016 Madison Square Garden United States New York City, New York U.S. $17,700,000
2. UFC 229 Khabib (c) vs. McGregor Oct 6, 2018 T-Mobile Arena United States Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. $17,200,000
3. UFC 129 St-Pierre (c) vs. Shields Apr 30, 2011 Rogers Centre Canada Toronto, Ontario, Canada $12,075,000
4. UFC 246 McGregor vs. Cowboy Jan 18, 2020 T-Mobile Arena United States Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. $11,100,000
5. UFC 200 Tate (c) vs. Nunes Jul 9, 2016 T-Mobile Arena United States Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. $10,700,000

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