The Top 15 Pound for Pound Fighters in the UFC

DaveBets

Sunday, March 31, 2019 3:15 PM UTC

Sunday, Mar. 31, 2019 3:15 PM UTC

Join our MMA expert DaveBets while he takes a look at the Top 15 pound for pound fighters in the UFC.

<h2 style="text-align:center;">#1 Daniel Cormier</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://www.reviewjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/11255232_web1_MMA-UFC226_070718ev_044.jpg" style="width:700px;height:467px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> USA</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 39</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Light Heavyweight &amp; Heavyweight</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut: </strong>May 12th, 2012</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 1.17 / 2.40 / 1.26 / 2.95 / 1.95</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies:</strong> Daniel Cormier has cashed 4 out of 5 times in his previous 5 fights.</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Fight Winning Streak: 3</li> <li>Wins by Knockout: 9</li> <li>Title Defenses: 3</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 51%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 625</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 1218</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 38%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 17</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 45</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#2 Jon Jones</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://conteudo.imguol.com.br/c/esporte/ce/2018/12/30/jon-jones-e-alexander-gustafsson-se-enfrentam-na-luta-principal-do-ufc-232-1546147875756_v2_1170x540.jpg" style="width:700px;height:323px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> USA</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 31</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> August 9th, 2008</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 1.20 / 1.50 / 1.54 / 1.15 / 1.59</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies:</strong> Jon Jones has cashed 5 out 5 times in his previous five fight</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Wins by Knockout: 10</li> <li>Wins by Submission: 6</li> <li>Wins by Decision: 7</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 57%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 1300</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 2270</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 42%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 36</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 85</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#3 Khabib Nurmagomedov</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://www.casino.org/news/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/582058_689653.jpg" style="width:700px;height:394px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> Russian</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 30</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Lightweight Title</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> January 21st, 2012</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 1.61 / 1.11 / 1.38 / 1.29 / 1.14</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies:</strong> Khabib has cashed 5 out 5 times in his previous 5 fight</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Fight Win Streak: 27</li> <li>Wins by Knockout: 8</li> <li>Wins by Submission: 8</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 50%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 657</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 1323</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 42%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 49</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 116</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#4 Max HollowayHaw</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://sports.inquirer.net/files/2018/12/holloway-ufc-231.jpeg" style="width:700px;height:516px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> Hawaii</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 27</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Featherweight Title</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> February 4th, 2012</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 1.74 / 1.37 / 2.20 / 1.54 / 1.38</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies:</strong> Max has cashed 5 out of 5 in his previous 5 fights</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Fight Win Streak: 13</li> <li>Wins by Knockout: 9</li> <li>Title Defenses: 1</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 46%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 1627</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 3530</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 67%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 4</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 6</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#5 Henry Cejudo</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/henry-cejudo.jpg?quality=90&amp;strip=all" style="width:700px;height:467px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> USA</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 31</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Flyweight Title</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> December 13th, 2014</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 2.65 / 4.25 / 1.28 / 1.24 / 2.80</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies:</strong> Henry has cashed 5 out of 5 in his previous 5 fights</p><p><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Fight Win Streak: 4</li> <li>Wins by Knockout: 5</li> <li>Wins by Decision: 7</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 43%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 440</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 1014</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 36%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 19</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 53</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#6 Amanda NunesBat</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/1600/1*0G6-4glrrR8gQZG9Wo_ufQ.jpeg" style="width:700px;height:466px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> Brazilian</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 30</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Women’s Bantamweight &amp; Featherweight titles</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> August 4th, 2013</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 3.30 / 1.19 / 2.00 / 3.40 / 2.95</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies: </strong>One of the best underdogs, Amanda has cashed 5 out of 5 in her previous 5</p><p><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Fight Win Streak: 8</li> <li>Wins by Knockout: 12</li> <li>First Round Finishes: 7</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 52%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 417</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 808</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 42%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 11</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 26</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#7 Kamaru Usman</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://ms.sbrfeeds.com/redirect-proxy/redirect/?url=http://images.performgroup.com/di/library/sporting_news/d0/2d/kamaru-usman-2282019-getty-ftr_1smuot049zhkg16nyt0n1x4x36.jpg?t=922674849&amp;w=960&amp;quality=70" style="width:700px;height:394px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> Nigerian</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 31</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Welterweight Title</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> July 12th, 2015</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 2.38 / 1.47 / 1.57 / 1.14 / 1.23</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies: </strong>Usman has cashed 5 out of 5 times in his previous 5 fights</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Fight Win Streak: 14</li> <li>Wins by Knockout: 6</li> <li>Wins by Decision: 6</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 54%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 668</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 1234</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 34%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 28</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 83</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#8 Conor McGregor</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://a3.espncdn.com/combiner/i?img=%2Fphoto%2F2016%2F1122%2Fr154934_1296x729_16%2D9.jpg&amp;w=570&amp;format=jpg" style="width:700px;height:394px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> Irish</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 30</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Featherweight &amp; Lightweight Titles</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> April 6th, 2013</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 2.35 / 1.54 / 1.80 / 1.33 / 1.92</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies:</strong> Conor has cashed 3 times out of 5 in his previous 5 fights</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Wins by Knockout: 18</li> <li>First Round Finishes: 4</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 49%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 524</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 1074</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 63%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 5</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 8</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#9 Stipe Miocic</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://sportshub.cbsistatic.com/i/2018/01/21/1c338bea-a563-4a9f-ac3e-9fa1518b9939/stipe-miocic-champion.jpg" style="width:700px;height:394px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> USA</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 36</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Heavyweight Title</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> October 9th, 2011</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 1.59 / 2.30 / 1.54 / 1.68 / 2.75</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies:</strong> Stipe has cashed 4 out of 5 times in his previous 5 fights</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Wins by Knockout: 13</li> <li>Title Defenses: 3</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 52%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 720</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 1392</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 38%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 24</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 63</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#10 Rob Whittaker</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://ufc-video.s3.amazonaws.com/styles/gallery_collapsed_mobile_1x/s3/2018-10/GettyImages-811001964.jpg?Of_x51whiPuScpZv.ysB56Nq85iS2Oa0&amp;itok=lsGvnJhU" style="width:700px;height:471px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> New Zealand</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 28</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Middleweight Title</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut: </strong>December 16th, 2012</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds: </strong>1.67 / 2.20 / 3.00 / 2.15 / 1.30</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies:</strong> Rob has cashed 5 out of 5 times in his previous 5 fights</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Fight Win Streak: 9</li> <li>Wins by Knockout: 10</li> <li>First Round Finishes: 1</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 41%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 774</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 1901</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 57%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 4</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 7</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#11 Tony Ferguson</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://m0.sportsjoe.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/07133616/Ferguson-Pettis-1.jpg" style="width:700px;height:480px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> USA</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 34</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Interim Lightweight Title</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> June 5th, 2011</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 1.38 / 1.54 / 2.10 / 1.17 / 1.77</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies:</strong> Tony has cashed 5 out of 5 in his previous 5 fights</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Fight Win Streak: 11</li> <li>Wins by Submission: 6</li> <li>First Round Finishes: 5</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 45%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 832</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 1865</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 43%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 6</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 14</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#12 Tyron Woodley</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/5-UNZotl2YFyIjUXgEuiI5O_TEQ=/0x0:1920x1080/920x613/filters:focal(664x16:970x322):format(webp)/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/54595609/825_Robbie_Lawler_vs_Tyron_Woodley.0.0.jpg" style="width:700px;height:466px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> USA</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 36</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Welterweight Title</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> January 8th, 2012</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 1.69 / 1.87 / 1.48 / 2.05 / 2.40</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies:</strong> Tyron has cashed 4 out of 5 times in his previous 5 fights</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Wins by Knockout: 7</li> <li>Wins by Submission: 5</li> <li>Title Defenses: 4</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 48%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 448</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 939</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 38%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 5</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 13</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#13 Rose Namajunas</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/e7fSNYwuxMG2CfHtSDZFMCYtNG8=/0x0:4759x3172/920x613/filters:focal(1952x927:2712x1687):format(webp)/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/59310281/usa_today_10775860.0.jpg" style="width:700px;height:466px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> USA</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 26</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Women’s Strawweight Title</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> December 12th, 2014</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 2.80 / 4.50 / 1.83 / 1.45 / 1.71</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies:</strong> Rose has cashed 4 out of 5 times in her previous 5 fights</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Fight Win Streak: 3</li> <li>Wins by Submission: 6</li> <li>First Round Finishes: 2</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 42%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 381</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 913</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 59%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 16</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 27</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#14 Cris Cyborgay</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://www.rollingstone.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gettyimages-610271156-07f77a7d-7bf2-46b2-8290-8e1e089fd0a2.jpg?crop=900:600&amp;width=1910" style="width:700px;height:467px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> Brazil</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 33</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Women’s Featherweight Title</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> May 15th, 2016</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds: </strong>1.43 / 1.10 / 1.28 / 1.08 / 1.08</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies: </strong>Cyborg has cashed 4 out of 5 times in her previous 5 fights</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Fight Win Streak: 0</li> <li>Wins by Knockout: 17</li> <li>First Round Finishes: 2</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 57%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 338</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 591</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 60%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 3</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 5</li></ul><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;">#15 Valentina Shevchenko</h2><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1Gmc2zjsXM7Ybv9u-g26FE5kbw4=/0x0:5171x3541/920x613/filters:focal(1814x793:2640x1619):format(webp)/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/55592539/usa_today_9845251.0.jpg" style="width:700px;height:466px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Nationality:</strong> Peru</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Age:</strong> 31</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Championships Held:</strong> Women’s Flyweight Championship</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>UFC Debut:</strong> December 19th, 2015</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Previous 5 odds:</strong> 1.10 / 1.33 / 1.14 / 1.77 / 1.59</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Cashed at the bookies:</strong> Valentina has cashed 4 out of 5 times in her previous 5 fights</p><p><br /><strong>STATS &amp; RECORDS</strong></p><ul> <li>Wins by Knockout: 4</li> <li>Wins by Submission: 7</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>STRIKING ACCURACY: 51%</strong></p><ul> <li>Sig. Strikes Landed: 416</li> <li>Sig. Strikes Attempted: 811</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>GRAPPLING ACCURACY: 47%</strong></p><ul> <li>Takedowns Landed: 12</li> <li>Takedowns Attempted: 36</li></ul><p> </p><p>For all the latest available UFC odds then check out <a href="https://www.oddsmarket.com/fighting/" target="_blank" title="Check Odds Market Fighting Section">Odds Markets Fighting Section</a></p>
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