Title defense finishing rates of UFC champions

There has been a lot of talk about fighters finishing fights lately, so I figured I would list the finishing rates of every dominant champion (3 or more defenses) in UFC/Pride history. 1. Ronda Rousey-100%-Finished 7/7 defenses 2.Frank Shamrock-100%-Finished 4/4 defenses 3.Chuck Liddell-100%-Finished 4/4 title defenses 4.BJ Penn-100%-Finished 3/3 defenses 5.Matt Hughes-86%-Finished 6/7 defenses 6.Anderson … Continue reading Title defense finishing rates of UFC champions

Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II, Edgar vs. Aldo for Interim Featherweight championship set for UFC 200

C is for Conor. The UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor will get his wish at UFC 200 when he rematches TUF Season 5 winner and top ranked Lightweight Nate Diaz in a rematch from their bout at UFC 196. The bout will be contested once again at Welterweight at 170 lbs. The bout was announced … Continue reading Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II, Edgar vs. Aldo for Interim Featherweight championship set for UFC 200

Frankie Edgar: “It’s Conor McGregor or bust”

Out of the handful of names that have earned the popular consensus for a title shot in their divisions in the last few years, only to have it snatched away, no one has had to bite down on that bullet harder than UFC Featherweight Frankie "The Answer" Edgar. The former UFC Lightweight champion Edgar (20-4-1, … Continue reading Frankie Edgar: “It’s Conor McGregor or bust”