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2013 in UFC
A poster or logo for 2013 in UFC.
Information
First date January 19
Last date December 28
Events
Total events 33
UFC 13
UFC on Fox 4
UFC on FX 2
UFC on Fuel TV 4
UFC Fight Night 8
TUF Finale events 2
Fights
Total fights 386
Title fights 19
Chronology
2012 in UFC 2013 in UFC 2014 in UFC

The year 2013 is the 21st year in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. 2013 started with UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping. 2013 also saw the introduction of the women's bantamweight weight class with UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche.[1]

Title fights[edit]

Title fights in 2012
Weight class Method Round Time Event Notes
Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) def. John Dodson Decision (unanimous) (49–46, 48–47, 48–47) 5 5:00 UFC on Fox 6 [a]
Featherweight José Aldo (c) def. Frankie Edgar Decision (unanimous) (49–46, 49–46, 48–47) 5 5:00 UFC 156 [b]
Bantamweight Renan Barão (ic) def. Michael McDonald Submission (arm-triangle choke) 4 3:57 UFC on Fuel TV 7
Women's Bantamweight Ronda Rousey (c) def. Liz Carmouche Submission (armbar) 1 4:49 UFC 157 [c]
Welterweight Georges St-Pierre (c) def. Nick Diaz Decision (unanimous) (50–45, 50–45, 50–45) 5 5:00 UFC 158 [d]
Lightweight Benson Henderson (c) def. Gilbert Melendez Decision (split) (47–48, 48–47, 48–47) 5 5:00 UFC on Fox 7 [e]
Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) def. Chael Sonnen TKO (elbows and punches) 1 4:33 UFC 159 [f]
Heavyweight Cain Velasquez (c) def. Antônio Silva TKO (punches) 1 1:21 UFC 160
Middleweight Chris Weidman def. Anderson Silva (c) KO (punches) 2 1:18 UFC 162 [g]
Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) def. John Moraga Submission (armbar) 5 3:43 UFC on Fox 8 [h]
Featherweight José Aldo (c) def. Chan Sung Jung TKO (punches) 4 2:00 UFC 163 [i]
Lightweight Anthony Pettis def. Benson Henderson (c) Verbal Submission (armbar) 1 4:31 UFC 164 [j]
Bantamweight Renan Barão (ic) def. Eddie Wineland TKO (spinning back kick and punches) 2 0:26 UFC 165 [k]
Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) def. Alexander Gustafsson Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 48–47, 49–46) 5 5:00 UFC 165 [l]
Heavyweight Cain Velasquez (c) def. Junior dos Santos TKO (punches) 5 3:09 UFC 166 [m]
Welterweight Georges St-Pierre (c) def. Johny Hendricks Decision (split) (48–47, 47–48, 48–47) 5 5:00 UFC 167 [n]
Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) def. Joseph Benavidez KO (punches) 1 2:08 UFC on Fox 9 [o]
Women's Bantamweight Ronda Rousey (c) def. Miesha Tate Submission (armbar) 3 0:58 UFC 168 [p]
Middleweight Chris Weidman (c) def. Anderson Silva TKO (leg injury) 2 1:16 UFC 168
  1. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Flyweight Championship title defenses (1).
  2. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Featherweight Championship title defenses (4).
  3. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship title defenses (1).
  4. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Welterweight Championship title defenses (8).
  5. ^ Tied the record for most consecutive UFC Lightweight Championship title defenses (3).
  6. ^ Tied the record for most consecutive UFC Light Heavyweight Championship title defenses (5).
  7. ^ Became the new UFC Middleweight Champion.
  8. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Flyweight Championship title defenses (2).
  9. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Featherweight Championship title defenses (5).
  10. ^ Became the new UFC Lightweight Champion.
  11. ^ Tied the record for most consecutive UFC Bantamweight Championship title defenses (2).
  12. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Light Heavyweight Championship title defenses (6).
  13. ^ Tied the record for most consecutive UFC Heavyweight Championship title defenses (2).
  14. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Welterweight Championship title defenses (9).
  15. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Flyweight Championship title defenses (3).
  16. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship defenses (2).

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

Season Finale Division Winner Runner-up
TUF 17: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen Apr 13, 2013 Middleweight Kelvin Gastelum Uriah Hall
TUF: Brazil 2 Jun 8, 2013 Welterweight Leonardo Santos William Macario
TUF 18: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate Nov 30, 2013 Bantamweight Chris Holdsworth David Grant
Women's Bantamweight Julianna Peña Jessica Rakoczy
TUF: China Nov 30, 2013 Featherweight Ning Guangyou Yang Jianping
Welterweight Zhang Lipeng Wang Sai

Debut UFC fighters[edit]

The following fighters fought their first UFC fight in 2013:

Events List[edit]

Main article: List of UFC events
# Event Date Venue Location Attendance
257 UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2 Dec 28, 2013 MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 15,650[2]
256 UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2 Dec 14, 2013 Sleep Train Arena Sacramento, California, U.S. 11,573[3]
255 UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot Dec 7, 2013 Brisbane Entertainment Centre Brisbane, Australia 11,393[4]
254 The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate Finale Nov 30, 2013 Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 4,853[5]
253 UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks Nov 16, 2013 MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 14,856[6]
252 UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson Nov 9, 2013 Goiânia Arena Goiânia, Brazil 10,565[7]
251 UFC: Fight for the Troops 3 Nov 6, 2013 Fort Campbell Fort Campbell, Kentucky, U.S. N/A
250 UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Munoz Oct 26, 2013 Phones 4u Arena Manchester, England, U.K. 10,355[8]
249 UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3 Oct 19, 2013 Toyota Center Houston, Texas, U.S. 17,238[9]
248 UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields Oct 9, 2013 Ginásio José Corrêa Barueri, Brazil 6,621[10]
247 UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson Sep 21, 2013 Air Canada Centre Toronto, Ontario, Canada 15,504[11]
246 UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader Sep 4, 2013 Mineirinho Arena Belo Horizonte, Brazil 5,126[12]
245 UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis Aug 31, 2013 BMO Harris Bradley Center Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. 9,178[13]
244 UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Kampmann 2 Aug 28, 2013 Bankers Life Fieldhouse Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. 6,417[14]
243 UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen Aug 17, 2013 TD Garden Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. 14,181[15]
242 UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie Aug 3, 2013 HSBC Arena Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 13,873[16]
241 UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Moraga Jul 27, 2013 KeyArena Seattle, Washington, U.S. 8,967[17]
240 UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman Jul 6, 2013 MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 12,964[18]
239 UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson Jun 15, 2013 MTS Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 14,754[19]
238 UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum Jun 8, 2013 Ginásio Paulo Sarasate Fortaleza, Brazil 6,286[20]
237 UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 May 25, 2013 MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 12,380[21]
236 UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold May 18, 2013 Arena Jaraguá Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil 7,642[22]
235 UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen Apr 27, 2013 Prudential Center Newark, New Jersey, U.S. 15,227[23]
234 UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez Apr 20, 2013 HP Pavilion San Jose, California, U.S. 13,506[24]
233 The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen Finale Apr 13, 2013 Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 5,918[25]
232 UFC on Fuel TV: Mousasi vs. Latifi Apr 6, 2013 Ericsson Globe Arena Stockholm, Sweden 14,506[26]
231 UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz Mar 16, 2013 Bell Centre Montreal, Quebec, Canada 20,145[27]
230 UFC on Fuel TV: Silva vs. Stann Mar 3, 2013 Saitama Super Arena Saitama, Japan 14,682[28]
229 UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche Feb 23, 2013 Honda Center Anaheim, California, U.S. 13,257[29]
228 UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald Feb 16, 2013 Wembley Arena London, England, U.K. 10,349[30]
227 UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar Feb 2, 2013 Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 10,275[31]
226 UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson Jan 26, 2013 United Center Chicago, Illinois, U.S. 16,091[32]
225 UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping Jan 19, 2013 Ginásio do Ibirapuera São Paulo, Brazil 9,116[33]

UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping[edit]

UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping
Information
Date January 19, 2013
Venue Ginásio do Ibirapuera
City São Paulo, Brazil
Attendance 9,116[33]
Event chronology
UFC 155: dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2 UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson

UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping (also known as UFC on FX 7) was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on January 19, 2013 at Ginásio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil.[34][35]

Background[edit]

The main fight featured middleweights Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort. The event also held the first UFC fight for Daniel Sarafian, middleweight finalist on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. Sarafian was injured before the championship fight with Cezar Ferreira, who went on to win the show.[36]

Johnny Eduardo was briefly linked to a bout at this event against Yuri Alcantara, but was replaced by George Roop.[37] Roop was then injured and replaced by UFC newcomer Pedro Nobre.[38]

Thiago Perpetuo was expected to face Michael Kuiper at the event; however, Perpetuo suffered an injury and was replaced by Caio Magalhaes.[39] On December 27, it was announced that Magalhaes had also pulled out of the bout and that Kuiper would be shifted to UFC on Fox 6 on January 26, 2013 to face Buddy Roberts.[40]

Roger Hollett was expected to face Wagner Prado at the event; however, Hollett was forced out of the bout with a torn bicep and was replaced by promotional newcomer Ildemar Alcantara.[41]

Results[edit]

Main Card (FX)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Vitor Belfort def. Michael Bisping TKO (head kick and punches) 2 1:27
Middleweight C.B. Dollaway def. Daniel Sarafian Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga def. Ben Rothwell Submission (guillotine choke) 2 1:01
Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Thiago Tavares TKO (punches and elbows) 1 1:55
Preliminary Card (Fuel TV)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Godofredo Pepey def. Milton Vieira Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Ronny Markes def. Andrew Craig Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Nik Lentz def. Diego Nunes Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–26) 3 5:00
Lightweight Edson Barboza def. Lucas Martins TKO (punches) 1 2:38
Bantamweight Iuri Alcantara vs. Pedro Nobre No Contest (punches to back of head) 1 2:11 [a]
Light Heavyweight Ildemar Alcantara def. Wagner Prado Submission (kneebar) 2 2:39
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Francisco Trinaldo def. C.J. Keith Submission (arm triangle choke) 2 1:50
  1. ^ Nobre was unable to continue after Alcantara was ruled to have landed an illegal strike to the back of Nobre's head.[42]


Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[43]

  • Fight of the Night: C.B. Dollaway vs. Daniel Sarafian
  • Knockout of the Night: Vitor Belfort
  • Submission of the Night: Ildemar Alcantara

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche[edit]

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche
Information
Date February 23, 2013
Venue Honda Center
City Anaheim, California
Attendance 13,257[44]
Total gate $1,350,191[44]
Buyrate 450,000[45]
Event chronology
UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche UFC on Fuel TV: Silva vs. Stann

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on February 23, 2013 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.[46]

Background[edit]

The headline bout between Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche was the first-ever women's fight in UFC history.[47][48] The two fought in the newly created 135-pound bantamweight division.[47]

Manny Gamburyan was expected to face Chad Mendes at the event; however, Gamburyan was forced out of the bout with a thumb and elbow injury.[49] Mendes was then pulled from the card as a suitable replacement could not be found on short notice.[50] As a result, the bout between Court McGee and Josh Neer was promoted to the main card.[51]

At the weigh-ins, Nah-Shon Burrell came into his bout with Yuri Villefort heavy, weighing in at 175.8 lb. Villefort had already agreed in advance to a catchweight bout and received a portion of Burrell's purse.[52]

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Women's Bantamweight Ronda Rousey (c) def. Liz Carmouche Submission (armbar) 1 4:49 [a]
Light Heavyweight Lyoto Machida def. Dan Henderson Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Urijah Faber def. Ivan Menjivar Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:34
Welterweight Court McGee def. Josh Neer Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Robbie Lawler def. Josh Koscheck TKO (knee and punches) 1 3:57
Preliminary Card (FX)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight Brendan Schaub def. Lavar Johnson Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Michael Chiesa def. Anton Kuivanen Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:29
Featherweight Dennis Bermudez def. Matt Grice Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Sam Stout def. Caros Fodor Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Kenny Robertson def. Brock Jardine Verbal Submission (Suloev stretch)[53] 1 2:57
Welterweight Neil Magny def. Jon Manley Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Catchweight (175.8 lbs.) Nah-Shon Burrell def. Yuri Villefort Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00

[54][55]

Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[56]

  • Fight of the Night: Dennis Bermudez vs. Matt Grice
  • Knockout of the Night: Robbie Lawler
  • Submission of the Night: Kenny Robertson

Reported payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the California State Athletic Commission. It does not include sponsor money and also does not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses or Pay-Per-View quotas.[57]

  • Ronda Rousey: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus) def. Liz Carmouche: $12,000
  • Lyoto Machida: $200,000 (no win bonus) def. Dan Henderson: $250,000
  • Urijah Faber: $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus) def. Ivan Menjivar: $17,000
  • Court McGee: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus) def. Josh Neer: $16,000
  • Robbie Lawler: $105,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Josh Koscheck: $78,000
  • Brendan Schaub: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus) def. Lavar Johnson: $29,000
  • Michael Chiesa: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus) def. Anton Kuivanen: $8,000
  • Dennis Bermudez: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Matt Grice: $8,000
  • Sam Stout: $52,000 (includes $26,000 win bonus) def. Caros Fodor: $15,000
  • Kenny Robertson: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Brock Jardine: $8,000
  • Neil Magny: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Jon Manley: $8,000
  • Nah-Shon Burrell: $12,500 (includes $7,000 win bonus) def. Yuri Villefort: $6,550 ^

^ Nah-Shon Burrell was fined and a percentage of his fight purse went to Yuri Villefort for failing to make the required weight for his fight.

UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez[edit]

UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez
Information
Date April 20, 2013
Venue HP Pavilion
City San Jose, California
Attendance 13,506[58]
Total gate $1.333 million[58]
Event chronology
The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen Finale UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen

UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez (also known as UFC on Fox 7) was a mixed martial arts event held on April 20, 2013, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.[59] The event was broadcast live on FOX.

Background[edit]

The event was headlined by a title unification bout between the current UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson and Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez.[60] Also featured on the card was a bout between two time UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir and Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion Daniel Cormier.[61]

Clay Guida was expected to face Chad Mendes at this event. However it was revealed on March 15 that Guida had pulled out of the bout citing an injury[62] and was replaced by Darren Elkins.[63]

Dan Hardy was expected to face Matt Brown at the event. However, Hardy was forced out of the bout due to medical issues regarding his heart and was replaced by Jordan Mein.[64]

Francisco Rivera was expected to face Hugo Viana at the event. However, Rivera was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by T.J. Dillashaw.[65]

A scheduled bout between Jon Tuck and Norman Parke was scrapped during the week leading up to the event, as Tuck was forced out of the bout with an injury.[66]

Results[edit]

Main card (Fox)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Benson Henderson
(UFC Champion)
def. Gilbert Melendez
(StrikeForce Champion)
Decision (split) (47–48, 48–47, 48–47) 5 5:00 [a]
Heavyweight Daniel Cormier def. Frank Mir Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Josh Thomson def. Nate Diaz TKO (head kick and punches) 2 3:44
Welterweight Matt Brown def. Jordan Mein TKO (elbows to the body) 2 1:00
Preliminary Card (FX)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Chad Mendes def. Darren Elkins TKO (punches) 1 1:08
Middleweight Francis Carmont def. Lorenz Larkin Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Myles Jury def. Ramsey Nijem KO (punch) 2 1:02
Flyweight Joseph Benavidez def. Darren Uyenoyama TKO (body kick and punches) 2 4:50
Lightweight Jorge Masvidal def. Tim Means Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw def. Hugo Viana TKO (punches) 1 4:22
Preliminary card (Facebook)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Anthony Njokuani def. Roger Bowling KO (punch) 2 2:52
Middleweight Yoel Romero def. Clifford Starks KO (flying knee and punches) 1 1:32

[67]

Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[68]

  • Fight of the Night: Matt Brown vs. Jordan Mein
  • Knockout of the Night: Josh Thomson and Yoel Romero
  • Submission of the Night: None

Reported payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the California State Athletic Commission. It does not include sponsor money and also does not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses or Pay-Per-View quotas.[69]

  • Benson Henderson: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus) def. Gilbert Melendez: $175,000
  • Daniel Cormier: $126,000 (includes $63,000 win bonus) def. Frank Mir: $200,000
  • Josh Thomson: $95,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Nate Diaz: $15,000
  • Matt Brown: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus) def. Jordan Mein: $16,000
  • Chad Mendes: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus) def. Darren Elkins: $24,000
  • Francis Carmont: $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus) def. Lorenz Larkin: $23,000
  • Myles Jury: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Ramsey Nijem: $14,000
  • Joseph Benavidez: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus) def. Darren Uyenoyama: $12,000
  • Jorge Masvidal: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus) def. Tim Means: $10,000
  • T.J. Dillashaw: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) def. Hugo Viana: $8,000
  • Anthony Njokuani: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus) def. Roger Bowling: $12,000
  • Yoel Romero: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Clifford Starks: $8,000

See also[edit]

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