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Undefeated: The UFC's Perfect Fighters

Currently, 18 men and women on the UFC roster own no professional losses, including UFC 162 headliner Chris Weidman (10-0*). Here, some more impressive facts and figures about those fighters.
6
Wins that Chris Weidman has inside the Octagon, more than any other undefeated fighter.*

3
Number of US Olympians with perfect UFC records -- Daniel Cormier (12-0) (wrestling), Ronda Rousey (7-0) (bronze medal, judo), Sara McMann (7-0) (silver medal, wrestling)

2
Number of perfect fighters from the British Isles - middleweight Luke Barnatt (6-0) and light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa (13-0)

2
Number from Long Island - middleweight Chris Weidman (10-0*) and welterweight Ryan LaFlare (8-0)

169
Total wins by the undefeated fighters

80

Number of submission wins

61
Number of knockouts

20

Number of wins held by Khabib Nurmagomedov, the most of any undefeated fighters

21
Number of takedowns Nurmagomedov scored in his three-round victory at UFC 160, surpassing the previous record of 16 (which was set during a five-round fight)

83
Percentage of fights by undefeated stars that end via finish

18

Season of TUF that was going to be coached by two undefeated women, bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (7-0) and Cat Zingano (8-0), before Zingano suffered an injury and was replaced by Miesha Tate

2
Number of zero-record heroes who have won The Ultimate Fighter -- Michael Chiesa (9-0) and Kelvin Gastelum (7-0)

4
Number of undefeated fighters who appeared on TUF Live - Myles Jury (12-0), Jon Tuck (7-0), Michael Chiesa (9-0), James Vick (4-0)

3
Number of signed fighters who have yet to debut in the UFC - Robert Drysdale (3-0) at UFC 163, Nikita Krylov (14-0) at UFC 164, James Vick (4-0) at UFC on FOX Sports 1.

100

Percentage of 21-year-old Ukrainian Nikita “The Al Capone” Krylov's 14 fights won in the first round -- 5 KO/TKOs, 9 subs

11
Number of months that Kyrlov has been fighting professionally

8
Number of fights bantamweight Dustin Kimura has won by submission

0
Number he's won by Kimura

12:28
Total time, in minutes, of bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey's fights, all seven of which have ended by armbar in the first round

9:40

Total time, in minutes, of light heavyweight Robert Drysdale's fights, all six of which have ended by submission in the first round

2007
Year that Robert Drysdale tapped Marcelo Garcia to win gold in the ADCC Submission Wrestling Championships

2009
Year that Icelandic welterweight Gunnar Nelson (11-0-1) defeated BJJ black belt heavyweights Jeff Monson and David Avellan in the ADCC Submission Wrestling Championships.

5000
Number of years it would take for one to forget the smell of Iceland’s delicacy fermented shark.

*Weidman's record updated after UFC 162

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