Fighter Summary

86

Gunnar Nelson

Welterweight #30

Record: 10-5

Active: 11 years, 6 months

Ratings and Rankings
Metric Rating Ranking
Performance 86
B
30
Power 92
A-
17
Offensive 86
B
30
Defensive 95
A
10
Records
Overall 10-5 (66.7%)
Versus Top 10 0-1 (0%)
Versus > .500 Fighters 5-5 (50%)
Versus < .500 Fighters 5-0 (100%)
Last 5 Fights 3-2 (60%)
Superlatives
Best Win Welterweight #13 Zak Cummings (10-4)
2014-07-19 UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Brandao
Round 2 SUB Rear Naked Choke
Worst Loss Welterweight #36 Santiago Ponzinibbio (11-6)
2017-07-16 UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
Other Statistics
Finishes 8 (53.3%)
KOs 0 (0%)
Submissions 8 (53.3%)
Decisions 2 (13.3%)
Opponent Record 135-90
Average Opponent Rank 34.7
Long Streak W 4 (07/19/2014)
Current Streak W 2

Recent Trend Analysis

Fight Results
ResultOpponent
W
2023-03-18
Bryan Barberena (9-10)
Welterweight #63
Round 1 SUB Armbar
UFC 286: Edwards vs. Usman 3
W
2022-03-19
Takashi Sato (2-5)
Welterweight #77
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Aspinall
L
2019-09-28
Gilbert Burns (15-7)
Welterweight #15
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Cannonier
L
2019-03-16
Leon Edwards (14-2)
Welterweight #4
Round 3 S-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal
W
2018-12-08
Alex Oliveira (11-10)
Welterweight
Round 2 SUB Rear Naked Choke
UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega
L
2017-07-16
Santiago Ponzinibbio (11-6)
Welterweight #36
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio
W
2017-03-18
Alan Jouban (8-5)
Welterweight
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 (22-11)
Welterweight
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 (10-4)
Welterweight #13
Round 2 SUB Rear Naked Choke
UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Brandao
W
2014-03-08
Omari Akhmedov (9-5)
Welterweight
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