Last 5: W W L W W
Association: Sussex County MMA
Pro Debut Date: 2005-11-19
Pro Record: 37-17-0
Current Ranking:
'Big League' Record: 27-16-0
Last 3 Years: 5-2-0
Win Finish %: 73%
Combat Age: 60
Quality Perf. %: 59.3%
Last Quality Perf.: 2023-06-03
540 Metric: .579
Rating Points: 175
Highest Quarterly Ranking: 4/01/2011

#6 Lightweight

Last Fight Date: 1/13/2024 [UFC]
Last Opponent: [#419 LW] Gabriel Benitez
Opponent's Last 5: W L L W L
Next Fight: UFC 300: Pereira vs. Hill
Next Opponent: [#18 LW] Bobby Green
Opponent's Last 5: L NC W W L
Last Loss Date: 2/18/2023
Last Loss: [#77 FW] Alexander Hernandez
Opponent's Last 5: W L L W L
UFC Record: 26-16-0 , 1 NC
Longest Win Streak: 7 (2009-2011)
Next Best Win Streak: 3 (2021-2022)
UFC Debut: 2008-10-18
Last UFC Fight: 2024-01-13

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
01/01/2024   #51 Lightweight 36-17-0
174
10/01/2023 2 #51 Lightweight 36-17-0
174
07/01/2023   #49 Lightweight 36-17-0
174
04/01/2023 28 #49 Lightweight 35-17-0
170
01/01/2023   #21 Lightweight 35-16-0
271
10/01/2022 42 #21 Lightweight 35-16-0
271
07/01/2022 7 #63 Lightweight 34-16-0
141
04/01/2022 8 #56 Lightweight 34-16-0
141
01/01/2022 1 #64 Lightweight 33-16-0
133
10/01/2021 3 #63 Lightweight 32-16-0
127
07/01/2021 26 #60 Lightweight 32-16-0
130
04/01/2021 3 #34 Lightweight 32-15-0
169
01/01/2021 5 #37 Lightweight 32-15-0
169
10/01/2020 10 #42 Lightweight 32-15-0
169
07/01/2020 9 #32 Lightweight 32-14-0
212
04/01/2020 13 #41 Lightweight 31-14-0
185
01/01/2020 2 #28 Lightweight 31-13-0
237
10/01/2019 14 #26 Lightweight 31-13-0
237
07/01/2019 2 #40 Lightweight 30-13-0
195
04/01/2019 1 #38 Lightweight 29-13-0
195
01/01/2019 3 #37 Lightweight 29-13-0
195
10/01/2018 5 #34 Lightweight 29-12-0
195
07/01/2018 12 #39 Lightweight 28-12-0
187
04/01/2018   #27 Lightweight 28-11-0
224
01/01/2018 7 #27 Lightweight 28-11-0
228
10/01/2017 1 #20 Lightweight 28-10-0
260
07/01/2017   #19 Lightweight 28-9-0
265
04/01/2017 3 #19 Lightweight 28-9-0
265
01/01/2017 6 #16 Lightweight 28-8-0
302
10/01/2016 33 #22 Lightweight 27-8-0
226
07/01/2016 4 #55 Lightweight 25-8-0
140
04/01/2016 10 #51 Lightweight 25-8-0
140
01/01/2016 14 #41 Lightweight 25-7-0
157
10/01/2015 4 #27 Lightweight 25-6-0
186
07/01/2015 5 #31 Lightweight 24-6-0
178
04/01/2015 3 #26 Lightweight 24-5-0
193
01/01/2015 4 #29 Lightweight 24-5-0
193
10/01/2014 8 #25 Lightweight 24-5-0
199
07/01/2014 3 #17 Lightweight 24-4-0
239
04/01/2014 1 #14 Lightweight 23-4-0
250
01/01/2014 1 #13 Lightweight 23-4-0
251
10/01/2013 1 #12 Lightweight 22-4-0
250
07/01/2013 2 #13 Lightweight 22-4-0
250
04/01/2013 1 #11 Lightweight 22-4-0
250
01/01/2013 8 #10 Lightweight 22-4-0
250
10/01/2012 2 #18 Lightweight 21-4-0
198
07/01/2012 8 #16 Lightweight 21-4-0
198
04/01/2012 4 #8 Lightweight 21-3-0
242
01/01/2012   #12 Lightweight 20-3-0
195
10/01/2011 5 #12 Lightweight 20-3-0
195
07/01/2011 1 #7 Lightweight 20-2-0
259
04/01/2011 1 #6 Lightweight 20-2-0
259
01/01/2011 2 #7 Lightweight 19-2-0
243
10/01/2010 1 #9 Lightweight 18-2-0
221
07/01/2010 1 #10 Lightweight 17-2-0
177
04/01/2010 6 #11 Lightweight 17-2-0
177
01/01/2010 1 #17 Lightweight 15-2-0
147
10/01/2009   #18 Lightweight 15-2-0
147
07/01/2009 2 #18 Lightweight 13-2-0
135
04/01/2009 7 #16 Lightweight 13-2-0
135
01/01/2009 27 #9 Lightweight 13-1-0
171
10/01/2008   #36 Lightweight 11-1-0
89
07/01/2008 10 #36 Lightweight 11-1-0
89
04/01/2008 4 #46 Lightweight 10-1-0
71
01/01/2008 87 #50 Lightweight 9-1-0
63
10/01/2007 6 #137 Lightweight 7-1-0
37
07/01/2007 118 #131 Lightweight 7-1-0
37
04/01/2007 NR #249 Lightweight 5-1-0
23
10/01/2006 13 #166 Lightweight 5-0-0
26
07/01/2006 NR #179 Lightweight 3-0-0
23


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

  Opponent Event Outcome
W Gabriel Benitez   UFC Fight Night 234 - Ankalaev vs. Walker 2
Saturday, January 13th 2024
Submission (Face Crank)
Round 3
W Jesse Butler
#123 Featherweight
  UFC on ESPN 46 - Kara-France vs. Albazi
Saturday, June 3rd 2023
KO (Punch)
Round 1
L Alexander Hernandez
#79 Featherweight
  UFC Fight Night 219 - Andrade vs. Blanchfield
Saturday, February 18th 2023
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Donald Cerrone
#62 Welterweight
  UFC 276 - Adesanya vs. Cannonier
Saturday, July 2nd 2022
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 2
W Nikolas Motta
#141 Lightweight
  UFC Fight Night 201 - Walker vs. Hill
Saturday, February 19th 2022
TKO (Punches)
Round 2
W Erick Gonzalez
#189 Lightweight
  UFC Fight Night 195 - Ladd vs. Dumont
Saturday, October 16th 2021
KO (Punch)
Round 2
L Joe Solecki
#90 Lightweight
  UFC on ABC 2 - Vettori vs. Holland
Saturday, April 10th 2021
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Vinc Pichel
#71 Lightweight
  UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3
Saturday, August 15th 2020
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Roosevelt Roberts
#65 Lightweight
  UFC on ESPN 11 - Blaydes vs. Volkov
Saturday, June 20th 2020
Submission (Armbar)
Round 1
L Scott Holtzman
#47 Lightweight
  UFC Fight Night 167 - Anderson vs. Blachowicz 2
Saturday, February 15th 2020
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Clay Guida
#45 Lightweight
  UFC on ESPN 5 - Covington vs. Lawler
Saturday, August 3rd 2019
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 1
W Jason Gonzalez   UFC Fight Night 150 - Jacare vs. Hermansson
Saturday, April 27th 2019
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
L Charles Oliveira
#11 Lightweight
  UFC on Fox 31 - Iaquinta vs. Lee 2
Saturday, December 15th 2018
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
W Alex White
#110 Lightweight
  UFC 228 - Woodley vs. Till
Saturday, September 8th 2018
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
L Dan Hooker
#40 Lightweight
  UFC Fight Night 128 - Barboza vs. Lee
Saturday, April 21st 2018
KO (Knee)
Round 1
L Francisco Trinaldo
#24 Lightweight
  UFC Fight Night 119 - Brunson vs. Machida
Saturday, October 28th 2017
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Anthony Pettis
#4 Featherweight
  UFC 213 - Romero vs. Whittaker
Saturday, July 8th 2017
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Dustin Poirier
#24 Lightweight
  UFC 208: Holm vs. de Randamie
Saturday, February 11th 2017
Decision (Majority)
Round 3
W Thiago Alves   UFC 205 - Alvarez vs. McGregor
Saturday, November 12th 2016
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Joe Lauzon
#34 Lightweight
  UFC on Fox 21 - Maia vs. Condit
Saturday, August 27th 2016
Decision (Split)
Round 3
W Takanori Gomi
#63 Lightweight
  UFC 200 - Tate vs. Nunes
Saturday, July 9th 2016
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
L Diego Sanchez
#36 Featherweight
  UFC 196 - McGregor vs. Diaz
Saturday, March 5th 2016
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Michael Chiesa
#29 Lightweight
  UFC Fight Night 80 - Namajunas vs. VanZant
Thursday, December 10th 2015
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 2
W Danny Castillo
#59 Lightweight
  UFC on FOX 16: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2
Saturday, July 25th 2015
SD
Round 3
L Beneil Dariush
#20 Lightweight
  UFC on FOX 15: Machida vs. Rockhold
Saturday, April 18th 2015
UD
Round 3
L Donald Cerrone
#7 Lightweight
  UFC Fight Night - Cerrone vs. Miller
Wednesday, July 16th 2014
KO (Head Kick and Punches)
Round 2
W Yancy Medeiros
#401 Lightweight
  UFC 172 - Jones vs. Teixeira
Saturday, April 26th 2014
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 1
W Fabricio Camoes   UFC 168 - Weidman vs. Silva 2
Saturday, December 28th 2013
Submission (Armbar)
Round 1
NC Pat Healy
#14 Lightweight
  UFC 159 - Jones vs. Sonnen
Saturday, April 27th 2013
No Contest Overturned by Commission
Round 3
W Joe Lauzon
#17 Lightweight
  UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2
Saturday, December 29th 2012
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Nate Diaz
#7 Lightweight
  UFC on Fox 3 - Diaz vs. Miller
Saturday, May 5th 2012
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 2
W Melvin Guillard
#28 Lightweight
  UFC on FX - Guillard vs. Miller
Friday, January 20th 2012
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
L Ben Henderson
#14 Lightweight
  UFC Live 5 - Hardy vs. Lytle
Sunday, August 14th 2011
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Kamal Shalorus
#50 Lightweight
  UFC 128 - Shogun vs. Jones
Saturday, March 19th 2011
TKO (Punches)
Round 3
W Charles Oliveira
#44 Lightweight
  UFC 124 - St. Pierre vs. Koscheck 2
Saturday, December 11th 2010
Submission (Kneebar)
Round 1
W Gleison Tibau
#17 Lightweight
  UFC - Fight Night 22
Wednesday, September 15th 2010
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Mark Bocek
#37 Lightweight
  UFC 111 - St. Pierre vs. Hardy
Saturday, March 27th 2010
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Duane Ludwig
#96 Lightweight
  UFC 108 - Evans vs. Silva
Saturday, January 2nd 2010
Submission (Armbar)
Round 1
W Steve Lopez
#190 Welterweight
  UFC 103 - Franklin vs. Belfort
Saturday, September 19th 2009
TKO (Shoulder Injury)
Round 2
W Mac Danzig
#79 Lightweight
  UFC 100 - Lesnar vs. Mir 2
Saturday, July 11th 2009
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Gray Maynard
#12 Lightweight
  UFC 96 - Jackson vs. Jardine
Saturday, March 7th 2009
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Matt Wiman
#34 Lightweight
  UFC - Fight for the Troops
Wednesday, December 10th 2008
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W David Baron
#14 Welterweight
  UFC 89 - Bisping vs. Leben
Saturday, October 18th 2008
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 3
W Bart Palaszewski
#51 Lightweight
  IFL - New Jersey
Friday, April 4th 2008
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Chris Liguori
#201 Lightweight
  ROC 18 - Ring of Combat 18
Friday, March 7th 2008
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 2
W Chris Liguori
#91 Welterweight
  ROC 17 - Beast of the Northeast Finals
Friday, November 30th 2007
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
Round 2
W Nuri Shakir
#158 Welterweight
  BCX 3 - Battle Cage Xtreme 3
Saturday, October 20th 2007
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 3
W Anthony Morrison   CFFC 5 - Two Worlds, One Cage
Saturday, June 23rd 2007
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Round 1
W Al Buck   CFFC 4 - Cage Fury Fighting Championships 4
Friday, April 13th 2007
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
L Frankie Edgar
#145 Lightweight
  RF 14 - Fall Brawl
Saturday, November 18th 2006
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W James Jones   CITC - Marked Territory
Saturday, September 30th 2006
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Round 2
W Muhsin Corbbrey   RF 13 - Battle at the Beach 2006
Saturday, August 5th 2006
Submission (Armbar)
Round 2
W Joseph Andujar   RF 12 - Return to Boardwalk Hall
Saturday, April 29th 2006
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Round 1
W Kevin Roddy   RF 11 - Battle at Taj Mahal
Saturday, February 11th 2006
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
W Eddie Fyvie   RF 10 - Reality Fighting 10
Saturday, November 19th 2005
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 2