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Fighter Summary

81

Gunnar Nelson

Welterweight #43

Record: 8-5

Active: 8 years, 7 months

Ratings and Rankings
Metric Rating Ranking
Performance 81
B-
43
Power 91
A-
19
Offensive 88
B+
27
Defensive 94
A
12
Records
Overall 8-5 (61.5%)
Versus Top 10 0-2 (0%)
Versus > .500 Fighters 5-5 (50%)
Versus < .500 Fighters 3-0 (100%)
Last 5 Fights 2-3 (40%)
Superlatives
Best Win Welterweight #11 Omari Akhmedov (9-4)
2014-03-08 UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs Manuwa
Round 1 SUB Guillotine Choke
Worst Loss Welterweight #20 Demian Maia (22-10)
2015-12-12 UFC 194: Aldo vs McGregor
Round 3 U-DEC
Other Statistics
Finishes 7 (53.8%)
KOs 0 (0%)
Submissions 7 (53.8%)
Decisions 1 (7.7%)
Opponent Record 114-65
Average Opponent Rank 19
Long Streak W 4 (07/19/2014)
Current Streak L 2

Recent Trend Analysis

Fight Results
ResultOpponent
L
2019-09-28
Gilbert Burns (12-4)
Welterweight #5
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Cannonier
L
2019-03-16
Leon Edwards (10-2)
Welterweight #3
Round 3 S-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal
W
2018-12-08
Alex Oliveira (11-8)
Welterweight #45
Round 2 SUB Rear Naked Choke
UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega
L
2017-07-16
Santiago Ponzinibbio (9-3)
Welterweight #18
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio
W
2017-03-18
Alan Jouban (8-5)
Welterweight #34
Round 2 SUB Guillotine Choke
UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Anderson
W
2016-05-08
Albert Tumenov (5-3)
Welterweight
Round 2 SUB Rear Naked Choke
UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs Arlovski
L
2015-12-12
Demian Maia (22-10)
Welterweight #20
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 194: Aldo vs McGregor
W
2015-07-11
Brandon Thatch (2-4)
Welterweight
Round 1 SUB Rear Naked Choke
UFC 189: Mendes vs McGregor
L
2014-10-04
Rick Story (12-7)
Welterweight
Round 5 S-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs Story
W
2014-07-19
Zak Cummings (9-4)
Welterweight #16
Round 2 SUB Rear Naked Choke
UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Brandao
W
2014-03-08
Omari Akhmedov (9-4)
Welterweight #11
Round 1 SUB Guillotine Choke
UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs Manuwa
W
2013-02-16
Jorge Santiago (1-5)
Welterweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC on FUEL TV: Barao vs McDonald
W
2012-09-29
DaMarques Johnson (4-6)
Catch Weight
Round 1 SUB Rear Naked Choke
UFC on FUEL TV: Struve vs Miocic