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Team Marcio Simas
Age 35
Gender Male
Height 6' 2"
Weight 180 lbs.

Ben Saunders is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 22 wins, 11 losses and 2 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 22-11-2 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 14 years, 6 months, 2 days
Rounds Fought 55.4
Avg. Fights/Year 2.4
Longest Layoff 11 months, 28 days
Quickest Turnaround 3 weeks, 6 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 10 7 5
Losses 7 1 3
Finish Rate 77.3%
Finished Rate 72.7%
Win by Decision Rate 22.7%
Loss by Decision Rate 27.3%
Win by KO Rate 45.5%
Loss by KO Rate 63.6%
Win by SUB Rate 31.8%
Loss by SUB Rate 9.1%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

2 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:17
Fastest KO 00:22
Fastest SUB 00:17
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.4
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 07:01
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.9
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 09:17
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Weightclass Opponent Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 11/03/2018 L WW
(170.4 vs. 169.6)
Lyman Good KO (Strike)
UFC 230
1 1:32
Official MMA Fight Results 09/22/2018 L WW
(170.0 vs. 171.0)
Sergio Moraes Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: SANTOS vs ANDERS
2 4:42
Official MMA Fight Results 06/01/2018 W WW
(169.4 vs. 170.4)
Jake Ellenberger TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night: Rivera vs. Moraes
1 1:56
Official MMA Fight Results 02/24/2018 L WW
(171.0 vs. 171.0)
Alan Jouban KO
UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs Stephens
2 2:38
Official MMA Fight Results 05/28/2017 L WW Peter Sobotta TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira
2 2:29
Official MMA Fight Results 01/15/2017 W WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Court McGee Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Penn
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/09/2016 W WW
(170.6 vs. 169.2)
Jacob Volkmann Submission
Fight Night at the Island
1 0:17
Official MMA Fight Results 01/17/2016 L WW
(170.0 vs. 171.0)
Patrick Cote TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs Cruz
2 1:14
Official MMA Fight Results 07/25/2015 W WW
(170.5 vs. 170.0)
Kenny Robertson Decision (Split Decision)
UFC on FOX 16: Dillashaw vs Barao
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/13/2014 W WW
(170.0 vs. 171.0)
Joe Riggs TKO/RSC (Injury)
UFC on FOX: Miocic vs Dos Santos
1 0:57
Official MMA Fight Results 08/23/2014 W WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Chris Heatherly Submission
UFC Fight Night 49: Dos Anjos vs Henderson
1 2:18
Official MMA Fight Results 09/20/2013 L WW
(169.4 vs. 169.9)
Douglas Lima KO
Bellator MMA 100
2 4:33
Official MMA Fight Results 02/21/2013 W WW
(170.3 vs. 169.9)
Raul Amaya KO (Kick)
Bellator MMA 90
1 2:56
Official MMA Fight Results 01/24/2013 W WW
(169.8 vs. 170.8)
Koffi Adzitso Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator Fighting Championships 86
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/20/2012 W WW
(177.0* vs. 173.6*)
Brian Warren TKO/RSC
Bellator Fighting Championships 72
1 0:22
Official MMA Fight Results 05/04/2012 L WW
(171.0 vs. 171.0)
Bryan Baker Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator Fighting Championships 67
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/30/2012 W WW Raul Amaya Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator Fighting Championships 63
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/12/2011 L WW Douglas Lima TKO/RSC
Bellator Fighting Championships 57
2 1:21
Official MMA Fight Results 10/08/2011 W WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Luis Santos Submission
Bellator Fighting Championships 53
3 1:45
Official MMA Fight Results 09/10/2011 W WW
(171.0 vs. 171.0)
Chris Cisneros TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Bellator Fighting Championships 49
3 0:29
Official MMA Fight Results 04/02/2011 W WW
(174.5* vs. 174.0*)
Matt Lee TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Bellator Fighting Championships 39
3 1:24
Official MMA Fight Results 11/06/2010 W WW
(171.2* vs. 168.0)
Elijah Harshbarger Submission
World Extreme Fighting 44
1 4:22
Official MMA Fight Results 08/07/2010 L WW
(171.0 vs. 171.0)
Dennis Hallman Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/27/2010 L WW
(169.0 vs. 171.0)
Jon Fitch Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 111: St. Pierre vs. Hardy
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/21/2009 W WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Marcus Davis TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 106: Ortiz vs Griffin 2
1 3:24
Official MMA Fight Results 06/13/2009 L WW
(169.0 vs. 169.0)
Mike Swick TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 99: The Comeback
2 3:47
Official MMA Fight Results 12/10/2008 W WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Brandon Wolff TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC Fight Night: Fight For The Troops
1 1:49
Official MMA Fight Results 08/09/2008 W WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Ryan Thomas Submission (Arm Bar)
UFC 87: Seek & Destroy
2 2:28
Official MMA Fight Results 12/08/2007 W WW
(169.0 vs. 170.0)
Dan Barrera Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night: The Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/09/2007 L WW
(170.0 vs. 171.0)
Thomas Speer Decision (Majority Decision)
The Ultimate Fighter Season 6: Quarter Finals*
2 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/26/2007 W WW
(170.0 vs. 171.0)
Dan Barrera Decision (Majority Decision)
The Ultimate Fighter Season 6*
2 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/17/2007 W WW
(167.0 vs. 169.0)
Charles Blanchard Submission
Combat Fighting Championship 3
1 0:46
Official MMA Fight Results 07/15/2006 W MW
(183.8 vs. 185.0)
Kenny Stevens TKO/RSC
Combat Fighting Championship 1
3 3:05
Official MMA Fight Results 02/18/2006 W MW
(184.5 vs. 184.5)
Rick Veccio TKO/RSC
Absolute Fighting Championships 15
1 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/10/2005 W MW
(178.0 vs. 180.0)
Reggie Pena Submission (Triangle Choke)
Absolute Fighting Championships 14
1 1:12
Official MMA Fight Results 04/29/2005 D MW
(182.4 vs. 178.2)
Diego Vitoski Draw
Absolute Fighting Championships 12
2 5:00
NSF 05/01/2004 D Crafton Wallace Draw
Absolute Fighting Championships 8
2 5:00
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class