- Georges St-Pierre: Most Wins in UFC History
- Anderson Silva: Second Most Wins in UFC History
- Demetrious Johnson: Third Most Wins in UFC History
- Jon Jones: Fourth Most Wins in UFC History
- Khabib Nurmagomedov: Fifth Most Wins in UFC History
- Randy Couture: Sixth Most Wins in UFC History
- Matt Hughes: Seventh Most Wins in UFC History
- Frankie Edgar: Eighth Most Wins in UFC History
- B.J. Penn: Ninth Most Wins in UFC History
- Joe Lauzon: Tenth Most Wins in UFC History
We take a look at the UFC fighters with the most wins in their careers.
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Georges St-Pierre: Most Wins in UFC History
Georges St-Pierre, from Canada, is a retired professional mixed martial artist who is widely considered one of the greatest fighters in UFC history. He is a two-division UFC champion, having won titles in the welterweight and middleweight divisions. St-Pierre retired with an MMA record of 26 wins and 2 losses. Of those 26 wins, 19 came by way of knockout and 6 were via submission.
Anderson Silva: Second Most Wins in UFC History
Anderson Silva is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and former UFC Middleweight Champion. He is currently signed with Bellator MMA. In his prime, he was widely regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. He holds the longest title streak in UFC history, which includes 10 consecutive title defenses. Anderson Silva has the second most wins in UFC history with 26.
Demetrious Johnson: Third Most Wins in UFC History
Demetrious Johnson is an American mixed martial artist and the former UFC Flyweight Champion. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time. As of July 8, 2019, he is #12 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings. In his professional MMA career, Johnson has competed in the bantamweight, featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight divisions. He is the only person to have defended the UFC Flyweight Championship multiple times.
Johnson holds several other notable records in the UFC, including most title defenses in UFC flyweight history (11), most consecutive title defenses in UFC flyweight history (9), most finishes in UFC flyweight history (8), and most wins in UFC flyweight history (15). He also holds the record for the latest finish ina five-round UFC championship bout with his submission of Ray Borg at 4:51 of round 5 at UFC 216.
Jon Jones: Fourth Most Wins in UFC History
Jon Jones is an American mixed martial artist and the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time. Jones holds the record for the most title defenses in UFC history, and is tied for the fourth most wins in UFC history.
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Fifth Most Wins in UFC History
Khabib Nurmagomedov is a Russian mixed martial artist and the current undisputed UFC Lightweight Champion. He was ranked as the #1 lightweight fighter in the world for several years and is widely considered one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time.
Nurmagomedov has an impressive MMA record of 27 wins and 0 losses, with 10 of those wins coming by way of knockout. He is currently tied for fifth place (with Georges St-Pierre) on the UFC’s all-time list for most wins.
Randy Couture: Sixth Most Wins in UFC History
Randy Couture is a retired American mixed martial artist, actor, and former United States Army soldier. He is a three-time former heavyweight champion, two-time light heavyweight champion, an interim light heavyweight champion, and the Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament Winner. Throughout his career, he has been a pioneer of the sport and considered one of the greats.
Couture has the sixth most wins in UFC history behind Georges St-Pierre, Michael Bisping, Donald Cerrone, Jeremy Stephens and Demetrious Johnson. He also has the seventh most fight time in UFC history.
Matt Hughes: Seventh Most Wins in UFC History
MMA fighter Matt Hughes accumulated the seventh most wins in UFC history, with forty-four. He fought in the welterweight and lightweight divisions.
Frankie Edgar: Eighth Most Wins in UFC History
Frankie Edgar is an American mixed martial artist who competes as a featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is a former UFC Lightweight Champion, and has fought two title bouts with reigning featherweight king Max Holloway for the title. As of July 8th, 2019, Edgar is ranked as the #4 featherweight fighter in the world by UFC, and is currently on a three-fight win streak.
Fighting out of Toms River Township, New Jersey, Frankie Edgar made his UFC debut at UFC 67 against Mark Hominick. He would go on to have his first professional loss against Gray Maynard at UFC 136, but would earn himself a title shot against then-champion Benson Henderson at UFC 144. Edgar would lose the belt in a controversial split decision.
Edgar rebounded from his first title loss by winning five out of his next six fights, with notable wins over Charles Oliveira and Urijah Faber. This streak earned him another title shot against Jose Aldo at UFC 156, but he would again come up short. After dropping two more fights to BJ Penn andCub Swanson respectively, Edgar put together another win streak that saw him defeat Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens. These wins put him back in contention for the featherweight championship.
At UFC 240, Frankie Edgar faced Max Holloway for the Featherweight strap in what would be one of the best fights of 2019 thus far. In a hard-fought battle, Frankie Edgar would ultimately lose by unanimous decision; however, many felt that he deserved to win based on his performance. This fight marked Frankie Edgar’s eighth loss in the UFC; however, with 21 total wins under his belt, he currently sits at eighth all time for most wins in company history – ahead of legends such as Matt Hughes, BJ Penn, and Randy Couture.
B.J. Penn: Ninth Most Wins in UFC History
B.J. Penn holds the ninth position for most wins in UFC history. As of July 28, 2020, he has 24 wins and 14 losses. His most recent win was in 2010 against Matt Hughes. Penn has fought in both the lightweight and welterweight divisions. Known for his incredibly fast hands, Penn was the lightweight champion from 2004-2008 and is a former welterweight champion, as well.
Joe Lauzon: Tenth Most Wins in UFC History
As of July 2017, Joe Lauzon has the tenth most wins in UFC history. He has fought in the UFC for over a decade, amassing an impressive record of 27 wins and 14 losses. Lauzon is a well-rounded fighter who is equally adept at striking and grappling. He is known for his aggressive fighting style and propensity for finishing fights.