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.

* This page was last updated on November 2, 2020.

The Most Undefeated UFC Fighters

1. Khabib Nurmagomedov (Retired)

Record: 29–0 (8 KO, 11 SUB)

The Russian former professional mixed martial artist is a two-time Combat Sambo World Champion and the longest-reigning UFC Lightweight Champion.

He is the first Muslim mixed martial artist to win a UFC title.

One of the most dominant athletes in MMA history, 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 29 fights and no losses.

Khabib Nurmagomedov is ultimately the most undefeated UFC fighter ever.

After his retirement, he earned the first spot in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings as of October 26, 2020. He also held the longest active unbeaten streak in MMA.

2. Israel Adesanya

Record: 20–0 (15 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 has recorded a total of 20 fights and 20 wins, thus joining the list of undefeated fighters in the UFC.

He holds the third spot 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 at the Amateur level. This 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 with 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 β€” 5 via knockouts, five via submission, and four via split decision.

4. Bryce Mitchell

Record: 14–0 (9 SUB)

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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 14 fights.

5. Jack Shore

Record: 13–0 (4 KO, 8 SUB)

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


6. 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, bantamweight, and catchweight 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’s fought 13 fights, winning all 13 β€” 6 by decision, four by submission, and three via knockouts.

7. Sean Brady

Record: 13–0 (3 KO, 3 SUB)

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


8. Aliaskhab Khiziev

Record: 13–0 (5 KO, 4 SUB)

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


9. Ottman Azaitar

Record: 13–0 (10 KO, 2 SUB)

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


10. Shavkat Rakhmonov

Record: 13–0 (7 KO, 6 SUB)

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


11. Sergio Giglio

UFC Record: 12–0 (2 KO, 6 SUB)

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


12. Umar Nurmagomedov

Record: 12–0 (1 KO, 5 SUB)

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


13. 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 his physical strength in the 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. Askarov competes in the flyweight division.


14. Alexander Romanov

Record: 12–0 (5 KO, 7 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Moldovan
Weight Class: Heavyweight


15. Jordan Wright

Record: 11–0 (1 NC, 6 KO, 5 SUB)

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


16. 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.


17. Mason Jones

Record: 10–0 (4 KO, 3 SUB)

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


18. Dusko Todorovic

Record: 10–0 (6 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


20. Lerone Murphy

Record: 9–0–1 (6 KO)

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


21. Khamzat Chimaev

Record: 9–0 (6 KO, 3 SUB)

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


22. Ilia Topuria

Record: 9–0 (1 KO, 7 SUB)

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


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 in 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 was ranked 3rd in the UFC women’s strawweight rankings and placed 7th in its women’s pound-for-pound rankings.

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24. Kenneth Bergh

Record: 8–0 (1 NC, 2 KO, 6 SUB)

Gender: Male
Nationality: Norway
Weight Class: Light Heavyweight


25. Punahele Soriano

Record: 7–0 (4 KO, 2 SUB)

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


26. Jamahal Hill

Record: 7–0 (1 NC, 3 KO)

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


27. 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


29. Orion Cosce

Record: 7–0 (6 KO, 1 SUB)

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


30. Louis Cosce

Record: 7–0 (5 KO, 2 SUB)

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


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