Undefeated UFC Fighters | 2020 Ultimate Ranking

Undefeated UFC Fighters Ranking

Who is the most undefeated UFC fighter?

Read on to find out.

Over the years, the Ultimate Fighter Championship (UFC) has seen a tremendous rise in the most prolific fighters in MMA sports. Rising martial artists keep coming and challenging already established names to intense contests.

Among the leagues of UFC incredible martial artists, there exist few fighters who have ensured to keep a clean slate of victories not tasting the bitter experience of defeat.

Below is a ranking of fighters who have never tasted defeats in the course of their MMA career. The list focuses on mixed martial artists who have had at least seven wins and beyond.

The Most Undefeated UFC Fighters

1. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Record: 28–0 (8 KO, 10 SUB)

The Russian professional mixed martial artist is a two-time Combat Sambo World Champion and the current reigning UFC Lightweight Champion. He is the first Muslim mixed martial artist to win a UFC title. One of the most dominant athletes in the history of the MMA, his fight against Conor McGregor in 2018 broke record ground sales with 2.4 million pay-per-view buys, the most ever in an MMA event.

Since his debut in the MMA scene back in 2008, 31-year-old Nurmagomedov recorded 28 fights and no losses. Khabib Nurmagomedov is ultimately the most undefeated UFC fighter right now. He is the 2nd rated UFC men’s pound-for-pound fighter and holds the longest active unbeaten streak in MMA.

2. Israel Adesanya

Record: 19–0 (14 KO)

“The last style bender,” as the Nigerian is nicknamed, has had a brief stint in professional boxing and kickboxing before debuting the MMA. He fought his first UFC MMA fight in December 2017, which he emerged victoriously. Before that, he had fought in Hong Kong, Australia, and China. He currently is UFC Middleweight Champion. In his UFC MMA endeavors, he so far has recorded a total of 19 fights and 19 wins, thus joining the list of undefeated fighters in the UFC. He is 4th in UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.

3. Shamil Gamzatov

Record: 14–0 (5 KO, 5 SUB)

Of Russian descent, Gamzatov isn’t new to combat sport. At the tender age of 8, he had begun training in freestyle wrestling, and at 15, he had started training in Amateur MMA. He won the World MMA title in Amateur level. Thus wasn’t a surprise when he quickly recorded a victory by technical knockouts in the first round of his professional MMA debut in World Series of Fighting back in 2016. After signing a fight deal with UFC last year, July.

He made his first UFC appearance in a fight Klidson Abreu on November 9, 2019. He won the contest via split decision. In the MMA scene, he’s fought a total of 14 bouts and won all 14 — 5 via knockouts, five via submission, and four via split decision.

=4. Paulo Costa

Record: 13–0 (11 KO, 1 SUB)

The Brazilian mixed martial artist had at the age of nine been enrolled in Muay Thai to curb off his excessive violent behavior and frequent street fights. Years later, he was competing in Jiu-Jitsu under the guidance and influence of his elder brother, who was a purple belt holder at the time. It wasn’t long he became a regular face in Brazil’s MMA cage fights.

On March 11, 2017, he made his debut in the UFC at UFC Fight Night 106, where he won via TKO and earned his first performance of the night award. He has since gone on to fight 12 more bouts, winning all. In the UFC middleweight rankings, he comes 2nd.

=4. Movsar Evloev

Record: 13–0 (3 KO, 4 SUB)

Movsar Evloev – Undefeated UFC Fighter
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Evloev is a Russian mixed martial artist currently signed to the UFC. He competes in the featherweight category. Before his UFC endeavors, he’s had a brief stint in the M-1 global. He made his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night last year, April, and won via unanimous decision. In the MMA UFC scene, he fought 13 fights, winning all 13 — 6 by decision, four by submission, and three via knockouts.

=4. Bryce Mitchell

Record: 13–0 (9 SUB)

In his childhood years, Mitchell explored the sport of basketball and wrestling. During his amateur years in the MMA, he recorded a stunning 9-0 victory, which saw him invited to the reality television series The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated Featherweight tournament. His impressive performance at Ultimate Fighter thus gained the American signature deal with UFC. In his UFC MMA career, he’s so far recorded victory in all 13 fights.


=4. Jack Shore

Record: 13–0 (4 KO, 8 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Welsh
Weight Class: Bantamweight, Featherweight


=8. Sergio Giglio

UFC Record: 12–0 (2 KO, 6 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Peruvian
Weight Class: Featherweight, Welterweight


=8. Shavkat Rakhmonov

Record: 12–0 (7 KO, 5 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Kazakh
Weight Class: Welterweight, Catchweight


=8. Ottman Azaitar

Record: 12–0 (9 KO, 2 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Moroccan
Weight Class: Lightweight, Welterweight


=8. Umar Nurmagomedov

Record: 12–0 (1 KO, 5 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Russian
Weight Class: Bantamweight, Catchweight


=8. Sean Brady

Record: 12–0 (3 KO, 2 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: American
Weight Class: Welterweight, Catchweight


=8. Askar Askarov

Record: 12–0–1 (3 KO, 7 SUB)

Russians mixed martial artist Askarov, was born deaf. However, he doesn’t allow that impede against his physical strength in fighting cage before making his UFC MMA debut. He competed in the Absolute Championship Berkut and became the first flyweight champion after defeating Jose Maria via Submission in the fifth round. He successfully defended his belt before leaving the organization for UFC.

His UFC debut fight was against Brandon Moreno on UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens, which ended in a split draw. He is one of the few undefeated mixed martial artists with a total of 13 career fights, winning 12 and recording a draw.

=14. Dmitriy Sosnovskiy

Record: 11–0 (6 KO, 3 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Ukrainian
Weight Class: Heavyweight


=14. Alexander Romanov

Record: 11–0 (4 KO, 7 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Moldovan
Weight Class: Heavyweight


=14. Uros Jurisic

Record: 10–0 (5 KO, 4 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Slovenian
Weight Class: Welterweight, Catchweight


=14. Mark Madsen

Record: 10–0 (3 KO, 3 SUB)

Danish Mark Madsen’s first taste of combat sport was wrestling. He made a reputable impact in wrestling, winning several medals and titles. However, later on, he switched to MMA and won his first four fights, which earned him a signature deal with cage warriors. Before that, he had initially suffered a setback that saw his MMA dreams blinking in a fade after he was permanently forbidden to compete in the sport. Upon completely retiring from Greco-Roman wrestling, he was reinstated.

Currently, he plies his martial art skills in UFC and is among the list of undefeated UFC fighters with a total of 10 victories. Madsen competes in the Lightweight, Catchweight, and Welterweight divisions.

=14. Omar Morales

Record: 10–0 (2 KO, 5 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Venezuelan
Weight Class: Lightweight


=19. Martin Buschkamp

Record: 9–0 (1 NC, 7 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Brazilian
Weight Class: Featherweight


=19. Dusko Todorovic

Record: 9–0 (5 KO, 3 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Serb
Weight Class: Middleweight, Catchweight


=19. Miguel Baeza

Record: 9–0 (7 KO)

Gender: Male
Nationality: American
Weight Class: Welterweight, Lightweight


=19. Lerone Murphy

Record: 9–0–1 (6 KO)

Gender: Male
Nationality: English
Weight Class: Featherweight, Lightweight


=23. Tatiana Suarez

Record: 8–0 (2 KO, 3 SUB)

Suarez of Mexican ancestry but American nationality had her taste of wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu before debuting in MMA. She emerged the strawweight tournament winner in the 23rd season of the Ultimate Fighter reality show. Since debuting the MMA scene, she’s won all of 8 fights she’s fought in becoming one of the few undefeated female fighters in the UFC. She’s ranked 3rd in the UFC women’s strawweight rankings and placed 7th in its women’s pound-for-pound rankings.


=23. Chi Lewis-Parry

Record: 8–0–2 (2 NC, 6 KO, 2 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: English
Weight Class: Heavyweight


=23. Rodrigo Nascimento

Record: 8–0 (2 KO, 6 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Brazilian
Weight Class: Heavyweight, Catchweight


=23. Jamahal Hill

Record: 8–0 (4 KO)

Gender: Male
Nationality: American
Weight Class: Light Heavyweight, Catchweight


=23. Khamzat Chimaev

Record: 8–0 (5 KO, 3 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Russian
Weight Class: Welterweight, Middleweight, Catchweight


=28. Punahele Soriano

Record: 7–0 (4 KO, 2 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: American
Weight Class: Middleweight, Heavyweight


=28. Rodolfo Vieira

Record: 7–0 (1 KO, 6 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Brazilian
Weight Class: Middleweight, Light Heavyweight


=28. Roman Dolidze

Record: 7–0 (4 KO, 3 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Georgia
Weight Class: Light Heavyweight, Heavyweight


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