Ben
Rothwell
36-10-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #5 Heavyweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 2 Performance of the Night / 1 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 18 fights.
Record: 36-10-0
Summary: Well-rounded, size, speed, strength

Fighter Info

From: Kenosha, Wisconsin USA
Fights Out Of: Kenosha, Wisconsin USA
Age: 34
Height: 6' 4" ( 193 cm )
Weight: 265 lb ( 120 kg )
Reach 78"
Leg Reach 43"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
636
43% Successful
276
Types of Successful Strikes
0
276
69% Standing
12%
18%
191
34
51
Striking Defense
47
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
21
33% Successful
7
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
4
16
0
Takedown Defense
69
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Ben Rothwell
UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem
Sep 10, 2016
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Loss
Ben Rothwell
Apr 10, 2016
77
157
0
0
0
0
0
0
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Ben Rothwell
Jan 30, 2016
35
35
0
0
0
1
0
0
R2 Submission
Performance of the Night
Win
Ben Rothwell
Jun 6, 2015
5
8
0
0
1
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Ben Rothwell
Sep 5, 2014
20
17
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Win
Ben Rothwell
Aug 31, 2013
56
41
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 KO/TKO
Loss
Ben Rothwell
Jan 19, 2013
17
12
3
0
1
0
0
0
R2 Submission
Win
Ben Rothwell
Apr 21, 2012
9
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Knockout of the Night
Loss
Ben Rothwell
Sep 24, 2011
19
47
2
2
0
1
2
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Ben Rothwell
Jun 12, 2010
44
33
5
0
2
2
14
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Ben Rothwell
Oct 24, 2009
62
3
5
0
0
0
3
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Ben Rothwell
Chris Guillen
Adrenaline MMA 2: Miletich vs. Denny
Dec 11, 2008
7
3
0
0
0
0
2
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Ben Rothwell
Affliction - Banned
Jul 19, 2008
52
18
2
0
1
0
1
0
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Ben Rothwell
IFL - 2007 Team Championship Final
Sep 20, 2007
16
18
0
0
0
3
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Ben Rothwell
IFL - 2007 Semifinals
Aug 2, 2007
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Ben Rothwell
IFL - Moline
Apr 7, 2007
58
37
0
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Ben Rothwell
Devin Cole
IFL - Championship Final
Dec 29, 2006
14
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Ben Rothwell
Bryan Vetell
IFL - Gracie vs. Miletich
Sep 23, 2006
7
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Ben Rothwell
IFL - Legends Championship 2006
Apr 29, 2006
12
3
1
0
0
0
2
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: Cardio & weight lifting in the morning, MMA at night.

When and why did you start training for fighting? 1999 to learn self-defense

Do you have any heroes?
George Washington

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? For my career in MMA, it is everything

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Waukesha County Technical College - technical degree in collision repair

What was your job before you started fighting?
I was 17 and worked for my parents in their restaurant.

Favorite grappling technique:
The Jackson

Favorite striking technique: The Vertical Hammer aka Rothafier

• 27 wins by KO; six wins by submission (Kimura, Americana, forearm choke, arm triangle, choke)
 
• 9-0 in IFL with wins over Krzysztof Soszynski, Ricco Rodriguez, and Roy Nelson
 
• Has also defeated Dan Bobish, Kerry Schall
 
• Has fought five former or future UFC heavyweight champions – Cain Velasquez, Andrei Arlovski, Tim Sylvia, Josh Barnett and Ricco Rodriguez

Career

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