Association: Rothwell MMA
Pro Debut Date: 2001-01-06
Pro Record: 39-14-0
Win Finish %: 89.7%
Quality Perf. %: 54.7%
Last Ranked: 1/01/2023

#43 Heavyweight

Highest Quarterly Ranking: 10/01/2015

#6 Heavyweight

Last Loss Date: 11/13/2021
Last Loss: [#24 HW] Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Opponent's Last 5: L W W L W
Longest Win Streak: 4 (2013-2016)
Next Best Win Streak: 2 (2019-2020)
UFC Debut: 2009-10-24
Last UFC Fight: 2021-11-13

Quarterly Generated Historical Rankings
Rating bar represents the fighter's standing relative to the top of the division at the time

Date ↑ ↓ Rank Record Points
01/01/2023 2 #43 Heavyweight 39-14-0
109
10/01/2022 2 #41 Heavyweight 39-14-0
119
07/01/2022 4 #39 Heavyweight 39-14-0
122
04/01/2022 1 #35 Heavyweight 39-14-0
124
01/01/2022 13 #36 Heavyweight 39-14-0
126
10/01/2021 1 #23 Heavyweight 39-13-0
183
07/01/2021 1 #22 Heavyweight 39-13-0
188
04/01/2021 5 #21 Heavyweight 38-13-0
191
01/01/2021 1 #26 Heavyweight 38-13-0
191
10/01/2020 2 #25 Heavyweight 38-12-0
203
07/01/2020   #27 Heavyweight 38-12-0
203
04/01/2020 1 #27 Heavyweight 37-12-0
189
01/01/2020 30 #26 Heavyweight 37-12-0
189
10/01/2019 7 #56 Heavyweight 36-12-0
78
07/01/2019 1 #49 Heavyweight 36-11-0
96
04/01/2019 NR #48 Heavyweight 36-11-0
97
07/01/2017 1 #10 Heavyweight 36-10-0
296
04/01/2017   #9 Heavyweight 36-10-0
340
01/01/2017   #9 Heavyweight 36-10-0
347
10/01/2016   #9 Heavyweight 36-10-0
347
07/01/2016 1 #9 Heavyweight 36-10-0
347
04/01/2016   #8 Heavyweight 36-9-0
431
01/01/2016 2 #8 Heavyweight 35-9-0
373
10/01/2015   #6 Heavyweight 35-9-0
373
07/01/2015 2 #6 Heavyweight 35-9-0
373
04/01/2015   #8 Heavyweight 34-9-0
342
01/01/2015   #8 Heavyweight 34-9-0
342
10/01/2014 14 #8 Heavyweight 34-9-0
342
07/01/2014   #22 Heavyweight 33-9-0
126
04/01/2014 2 #22 Heavyweight 33-9-0
126
01/01/2014 1 #24 Heavyweight 33-9-0
126
10/01/2013 12 #23 Heavyweight 33-9-0
126
07/01/2013 6 #35 Heavyweight 32-9-0
92
04/01/2013 12 #29 Heavyweight 32-9-0
95
01/01/2013 1 #17 Heavyweight 32-8-0
152
10/01/2012 1 #16 Heavyweight 32-8-0
152
07/01/2012 22 #17 Heavyweight 32-8-0
152
04/01/2012 2 #39 Heavyweight 31-8-0
83
01/01/2012 3 #37 Heavyweight 31-8-0
85
10/01/2011 9 #34 Heavyweight 31-8-0
87
07/01/2011 5 #25 Heavyweight 31-7-0
122
04/01/2011 3 #20 Heavyweight 31-7-0
127
01/01/2011 3 #23 Heavyweight 31-7-0
127
10/01/2010   #20 Heavyweight 31-7-0
127
07/01/2010 7 #20 Heavyweight 31-7-0
127
04/01/2010   #27 Heavyweight 30-7-0
98
01/01/2010 4 #27 Heavyweight 30-7-0
100
10/01/2009 1 #23 Heavyweight 30-6-0
115
07/01/2009 1 #22 Heavyweight 30-6-0
117
04/01/2009 2 #21 Heavyweight 30-6-0
120
01/01/2009 2 #19 Heavyweight 30-6-0
122
10/01/2008 5 #17 Heavyweight 29-6-0
125
07/01/2008   #12 Heavyweight 29-5-0
146
04/01/2008 1 #12 Heavyweight 29-5-0
146
01/01/2008   #13 Heavyweight 29-5-0
146
10/01/2007 4 #13 Heavyweight 29-5-0
146
07/01/2007 9 #17 Heavyweight 27-5-0
97
04/01/2007 2 #26 Heavyweight 25-5-0
77
01/01/2007 7 #28 Heavyweight 24-5-0
74
10/01/2006 2 #35 Heavyweight 22-5-0
60
07/01/2006 4 #33 Heavyweight 21-5-0
59
04/01/2006 13 #37 Heavyweight 20-5-0
56
01/01/2006 4 #50 Heavyweight 18-5-0
46
10/01/2005 14 #46 Heavyweight 17-5-0
41
07/01/2005 7 #60 Heavyweight 16-5-0
36
04/01/2005 27 #67 Heavyweight 16-5-0
36
01/01/2005 50 #40 Heavyweight 16-4-0
50
10/01/2004 32 #90 Heavyweight 15-4-0
30
07/01/2004 16 #122 Heavyweight 14-4-0
25
04/01/2004 11 #106 Heavyweight 14-4-0
25
01/01/2004 8 #95 Heavyweight 14-4-0
25
10/01/2003 25 #87 Heavyweight 14-4-0
26
07/01/2003 7 #62 Heavyweight 14-3-0
34
04/01/2003 6 #55 Heavyweight 13-3-0
34
01/01/2003 14 #61 Heavyweight 13-3-0
34
10/01/2002 9 #47 Heavyweight 12-2-0
39
07/01/2002 22 #56 Heavyweight 11-2-0
36
04/01/2002 NR #34 Heavyweight 9-1-0
46


Complete Professional MMA Fight History
Fighter rankings represent most recent generated quarterly rating prior to the fight

  Opponent Event Outcome
L Marcos Rogerio de Lima
#41 Heavyweight
  UFC Fight Night 197 - Holloway vs. Rodriguez
Saturday, November 13th 2021
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Chris Barnett
#82 Heavyweight
  UFC Fight Night 188 - Font vs. Garbrandt
Saturday, May 22nd 2021
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 2
L Marcin Tybura
#17 Heavyweight
  UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen
Saturday, October 10th 2020
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Ovince St. Preux
#22 Light Heavyweight
  UFC Fight Night 171 - Smith vs. Teixeira
Wednesday, May 13th 2020
Decision (Split)
Round 3
W Stefan Struve
#24 Heavyweight
  UFC on ESPN 7 - Overeem vs. Rozenstruik
Saturday, December 7th 2019
TKO (Punches)
Round 2
L Andrei Arlovski
#34 Heavyweight
  UFC on ESPN 4 - Dos Anjos vs. Edwards
Saturday, July 20th 2019
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Blagoy Ivanov
#21 Heavyweight
  UFC Fight Night 146 - Lewis vs. Dos Santos
Saturday, March 9th 2019
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Junior dos Santos
#6 Heavyweight
  UFC Fight Night 86 - Rothwell vs. Dos Santos
Sunday, April 10th 2016
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 5
W Josh Barnett
#11 Heavyweight
  UFC on FOX 18: Johnson vs. Bader
Saturday, January 30th 2016
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 2
W Matt Mitrione
#13 Heavyweight
  UFC Fight Night - Boetsch vs. Henderson
Saturday, June 6th 2015
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 1
W Alistair Overeem
#6 Heavyweight
  UFC Fight Night - Jacare vs. Mousasi 2
Friday, September 5th 2014
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Brandon Vera
#29 Light Heavyweight
  UFC 164 - Henderson vs. Pettis 2
Saturday, August 31st 2013
TKO (Punches and Knees)
Round 3
L Gabriel Gonzaga
#22 Heavyweight
  UFC on FX 7 - Belfort vs. Bisping
Saturday, January 19th 2013
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 2
W Brendan Schaub
#14 Heavyweight
  UFC 145 - Jones vs. Evans
Saturday, April 21st 2012
KO (Punches)
Round 1
L Mark Hunt
#42 Heavyweight
  UFC 135 - Jones vs. Rampage
Saturday, September 24th 2011
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Gilbert Yvel
#25 Heavyweight
  UFC 115 - Liddell vs. Franklin
Saturday, June 12th 2010
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Cain Velasquez
#12 Heavyweight
  UFC 104 - Machida vs. Shogun
Saturday, October 24th 2009
TKO (Punches)
Round 2
W Chris Guillen
#189 Heavyweight
AMMA 2 - Adrenaline MMA 2
Thursday, December 11th 2008
Submission (Elbows)
Round 1
L Andrei Arlovski
#6 Heavyweight
  Affliction - Banned
Saturday, July 19th 2008
KO (Punches)
Round 3
W Ricco Rodriguez
#15 Heavyweight
IFL - 2007 Team Championship Final
Thursday, September 20th 2007
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Krzysztof Soszynski
#39 Heavyweight
IFL - 2007 Semifinals
Thursday, August 2nd 2007
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Travis Fulton
#44 Heavyweight
  IFL - Chicago
Saturday, May 19th 2007
Submission (Kimura)
Round 2
W Roy Nelson
#41 Heavyweight
  IFL - Moline
Saturday, April 7th 2007
Decision (Split)
Round 3
W Matt Thompson
#123 Heavyweight
  IFL - Houston
Friday, February 2nd 2007
TKO (Punches)
Round 2
W Devin Cole
#37 Heavyweight
  IFL - Championship Final
Friday, December 29th 2006
KO (Head Kick)
Round 1
W Wojtek Kaszowski   IFL - World Championship Semifinals
Thursday, November 2nd 2006
Submission (Keylock)
Round 1
W Bryan Vetell   IFL - Gracie vs. Miletich
Saturday, September 23rd 2006
KO (Punch)
Round 1
W Krzysztof Soszynski
#162 Heavyweight
  IFL - Legends Championship 2006
Saturday, April 29th 2006
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Dan Bobish
#79 Heavyweight
  GFC - Team Gracie vs. Team Hammer House
Friday, March 3rd 2006
KO (Knee)
Round 1
W Joey Smith   ISCF - Gladiators X
Friday, February 24th 2006
Submission (Punches)
Round 1
W Don Richards
#154 Heavyweight
  KOTC - Conquest
Saturday, December 3rd 2005
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Allan Weickert
#170 Heavyweight
  NAAFS - Fight Night in the Flats 1
Saturday, September 17th 2005
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
L Dan Christison
#159 Heavyweight
  Euphoria - USA vs. World
Saturday, February 26th 2005
Submission (Kimura)
Round 3
W Jonathan Wiezorek
#38 Heavyweight
  Euphoria - Road to the Titles
Friday, October 15th 2004
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Matt Bear   UT - Ultimate Throwdown
Friday, July 16th 2004
Submission (Punches)
Round 1
L Carlos Barreto   Heat FC 1 - Genesis
Thursday, July 31st 2003
KO (Head Kick)
Round 1
W Royce Louck   FCC 11 - Freestyle Combat Challenge 11
Saturday, June 28th 2003
TKO (Cut)
Round 1
L Ibragim Magomedov
#50 Heavyweight
  M-1 MFC - Russia vs. the World 4
Friday, November 15th 2002
TKO (Retirement)
Round 1
W Travis Fulton
#67 Heavyweight
  FCC 8 - Freestyle Combat Challenge 8
Friday, October 4th 2002
Submission (Injury)
Round 1
W Johnathan Ivey   USMMA 2 - Ring of Fury
Saturday, September 21st 2002
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
Round 1
W Kerry Schall
#94 Heavyweight
  SB 24 - Return of the Heavyweights 2
Saturday, April 27th 2002
TKO (Neck Injury)
Round 2
L Mike Whitehead   SB 24 - Return of the Heavyweights 2
Saturday, April 27th 2002
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 2
W Curtis Crawford   SB 24 - Return of the Heavyweights 1
Friday, April 26th 2002
Submission (Forearm Choke)
Round 1
W Mike Priest   FCC 7 - Freestyle Combat Challenge 7
Saturday, March 23rd 2002
Submission (Injury)
Round 1
W Kerry Schall
#52 Heavyweight
  EC 46 - Extreme Challenge 46
Saturday, February 16th 2002
Submission (Broken Foot)
Round 1
W Mike Radnov
#98 Heavyweight
  EC 46 - Extreme Challenge 46
Saturday, February 16th 2002
TKO (Cut)
Round 1
W Mike Marshalleck   FCC 6 - Freestyle Combat Challenge 6
Saturday, January 5th 2002
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Steve Hutson   SC 8 - Fight Night
Saturday, November 10th 2001
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Round 1
L Tim Sylvia   EC 42 - Extreme Challenge 42
Friday, August 24th 2001
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Bill Billington   IC 2 - Iowa Challenge 2
Saturday, August 11th 2001
Submission (Knees)
Round 1
W Anthony Ferguson   Dangerzone - Auburn
Saturday, April 28th 2001
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Darren Block   Dangerzone - Auburn
Saturday, April 28th 2001
KO (Punch)
Round 1
W Robert Schinkel FCC 3 - Freestyle Combat Challenge 3
Saturday, January 6th 2001
TKO (Corner Stoppage)
Round 1