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Team Miletich Martial Arts
Age 37
Gender Male
Height 6' 4"
Weight Class Heavyweight

Ben Rothwell is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 36 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 36-11-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 18 years, 2 months, 2 days
Rounds Fought 59.1
Avg. Fights/Year 2.6
Longest Layoff 2 years, 10 months, 26 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 day

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 20 13 3
Losses 4 2 5
Finish Rate 91.7%
Finished Rate 54.5%
Win by Decision Rate 8.3%
Loss by Decision Rate 45.5%
Win by KO Rate 55.6%
Loss by KO Rate 36.4%
Win by SUB Rate 36.1%
Loss by SUB Rate 18.2%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

2 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:13
Fastest KO 00:13
Fastest SUB 01:03
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.9
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:37
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 11:44
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 03/09/2019 L
(36-10-0)
Blagoy Ivanov
(14-2-0)
HW
(264.0 vs. 254.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on ESPN+ #4
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/10/2016 L
(36-9-0)
Junior Dos Santos
(17-4-0)
HW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs Dos Santos
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/30/2016 W
(35-9-0)
Josh Barnett
(28-7-0)
HW
(265.0 vs. 241.0)
Submission
UFC on FOX 18: Bader vs. Johnson
2 3:48
Official MMA Fight Results 06/06/2015 W
(34-9-0)
Matthew Mitrione
(9-3-0)
Submission
UFC Fight Night 68: Henderson vs Boetsch
1 1:54
Official MMA Fight Results 09/05/2014 W
(33-9-0)
Alistair Overeem
(37-13-0)
HW
(264.0 vs. 248.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC Fight Night 50: Mousasi vs Souza
1 2:19
Official MMA Fight Results 08/31/2013 W
(32-9-0)
Brandon Vera
(12-6-0)
HW
(262.0 vs. 241.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 164: Pettis vs. Henderson
3 1:54
Official MMA Fight Results 01/19/2013 L
(32-8-0)
Gabriel Gonzaga
(13-6-0)
HW
(265.0 vs. 265.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC on FX: Bisping vs. Belfort
2 1:01
Official MMA Fight Results 04/21/2012 W
(31-8-0)
Brendan Schaub
(7-2-0)
HW
(263.0 vs. 237.0)
KO
UFC 145 Jones vs. Evans
1 1:10
Official MMA Fight Results 09/24/2011 L
(31-7-0)
Mark Hunt
(6-7-0)
HW
(263.0 vs. 261.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/12/2010 W
(30-7-0)
Gilbert Yvel
(35-14-1)

(264.0 vs. 243.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 115: Liddell vs. Franklin
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/24/2009 L
(30-6-0)
Cain Velasquez
(6-0-0)
HW
(265.0 vs. 238.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 104: Machida vs Shogun
2 0:58
Official MMA Fight Results 12/11/2008 W
(29-6-0)
Chris Guillen
(13-11-0)
HW
(265.5 vs. 240.5)
Submission (Strikes)
Adrenaline MMA II
1 3:40
Official MMA Fight Results 07/19/2008 L
(29-5-0)
Andrei Arlovski
(13-5-0)
HW
(264.0 vs. 241.0)
KO (Strike)
Affliction: Banned
3 1:13
Official MMA Fight Results 09/20/2007 W
(28-5-0)
Ricco Rodriguez
(27-6-0)
HW
(264.3 vs. 252.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
International Fight League: World Championship Finals
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/02/2007 W
(27-5-0)
Krzysztof Soszynski
(13-7-1)
HW
(265.0 vs. 229.5)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
International Fight League: 2007 Semifinals
1 0:13
NSF 05/19/2007 W
(26-5-0)
Travis Fulton
(206-42-8)
HW Submission (Kimura)
International Fight League: Chicago 05/19/07
2 3:11
NSF 04/07/2007 W
(25-5-0)
Roy Nelson
(8-1-0)
Decision (Split Decision)
International Fight League: 2007 Season
3 4:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/02/2007 W
(24-5-0)
Matthew Thompson
(5-1-0)
HW
(264.5 vs. 245.7)
TKO/RSC
International Fight League: 2007 Season
2 1:47
NSF 12/29/2006 W
(23-5-0)
Devin Cole
(6-3-0)
HW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
International Fight League: World Team Championship Finals
1 3:16
Official MMA Fight Results 11/02/2006 W
(22-5-0)
Wojtek Kaszowski
(0-3-0)
Submission (Keylock)
International Fight League: World Team Semi-Finals
1 3:14
NSF 09/23/2006 W
(21-5-0)
Bryan Vetell
(1-0-0)
KO
International Fight League: World Team Championship
1 3:17
Official MMA Fight Results 04/29/2006 W
(20-5-0)
Krzysztof Soszynski
(8-4-1)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
International Fight League: 2006 Legends Tournament
1 3:59
Official MMA Fight Results 03/02/2006 W
(19-5-0)
Dan Bobish
(11-7-0)
SHW
(277.0 vs. 330.5)
TKO/RSC
Gracie Fighting Championships: Team Gracie vs. Team Hammer House
1 0:00
NSF 02/24/2006 W
(18-5-0)
Joey Smith
(3-3-0)
Submission (Strikes)
Gladiators Fighting Series: Gladiators X
1 5:00
NSF 12/03/2005 W
(17-5-0)
Donald Richard
(4-6-1)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
King of the Cage: Conquest
1 3:32
NSF 09/17/2005 W
(16-5-0)
Allan Weickert
(4-1-0)
TKO/RSC
Gladiators Fighting Series: Fight Nite in the Flats
1 3:45
Official MMA Fight Results 02/26/2005 L
(16-4-0)
Daniel Christison
(5-3-0)
Submission (Kimura)
Mixed Fighting Championship 3: USA vs. the World
3 0:57
Official MMA Fight Results 10/15/2004 W
(15-4-0)
Jonathan Wiezorek
(6-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Mixed Fighting Championship 2: Road to the Titles
1 1:09
NSF 07/16/2004 W
(14-4-0)
Matt Bear
(3-0-0)
Submission (Knees)
Ultimate Throwdown
1 2:57
NSF 07/31/2003 L
(14-3-0)
Carlos Barreto
(12-5-0)
KO (Kick)
Heat Fighting Championships 1
1 5:00
NSF 06/28/2003 W
(13-3-0)
Royce Lueck
(7-15-0)
TKO/RSC (Strikes)
Freestyle Combat Challenge 11
1 5:00
NSF 11/15/2002 L
(13-2-0)
Ibragim Magomedov
(3-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Didn't Answer the bell for Round 2)
M-1 Mix- Fight: Russia vs the World 4
1 10:00
NSF 10/04/2002 W
(12-2-0)
Travis Fulton
(114-33-8)
Submission (Injury)
Freestyle Combat Challenge 8
1 5:00
NSF 09/21/2002 W
(11-2-0)
Johnathan Ivey
(8-11-0)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
Ring of Fury 2
1 1:14
NSF 04/27/2002 W
(10-1-0)
Kerry Schall
(10-4-0)
TKO/RSC (Injury ( Schall fell out of the Ring ))
Superbrawl 24: Return of the Heavyweights Day 2
2 2:10
NSF 04/27/2002 L
(10-1-0)
Mike Whitehead
(1-1-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision (20-18), (20-18), (20-18)
Superbrawl 24: Return of the Heavyweights Day 2
2 5:00
NSF 04/26/2002 W
(9-1-0)
Curtis Crawford
(1-1-0)
Submission (Forearm Choke)
Superbrawl 24: Return of the Heavyweights Day 1
1 1:03
NSF 03/23/2002 W
(8-1-0)
Mike Priest
(0-2-0)
Submission (Injury)
Freestyle Combat Challenge 7
1 0:00
NSF 02/16/2002 W
(6-1-0)
Kerry Schall
(9-3-0)
Submission (Verbal)
Extreme Challenge 46: Return of the Heavyweights
1 5:00
NSF 02/16/2002 W
(6-1-0)
Mike Radnov
(1-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Extreme Challenge 46: Return of the Heavyweights
2 0:55
NSF 01/05/2002 W
(5-1-0)
Michael Marshalleck
(1-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Freestyle Combat Challenge 6
1 0:38
NSF 11/10/2001 W
(4-1-0)
Steve Hutson
(0-0-0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Silverbacks Classic 8: Fight Night USA
1 3:35
NSF 08/24/2001 L
(4-0-0)
Tim Sylvia
(3-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Extreme Challenge 42
3 5:00
NSF 08/11/2001 W
(3-0-0)
Bill Billington
(0-1-0)
Submission (Verbal)
Iowa Challenge 2: Gladiators Come to Fight
1 1:07
NSF 04/28/2001 W
(1-0-0)
Anthony Ferguson
(1-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Danger Zone 9: Auburn
1 1:00
NSF 04/28/2001 W
(1-0-0)
Darren Block
(0-0-0)
KO
Danger Zone 9: Auburn
1 0:16
NSF 01/06/2001 W
(0-0-0)
Rob Schinkle
(1-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Freestyle Combat Challenge 3
1 0:21
* 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

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 4-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 10 months, 25 days
Rounds Fought 2.8
Avg. Fights/Year 4.8
Longest Layoff 10 months, 25 days
Quickest Turnaround 10 months, 25 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 1 3 0
Losses 0 0 0
Finish Rate 100.0%
Finished Rate 0.0%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 25.0%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 75.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method

Current Streak

4 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:17
Fastest KO 00:17
Fastest SUB 01:22
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.7
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 02:05
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 0.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 00:00
Finish Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 05/20/2000 W
(2-0-0)
Mike Hall
(0-0-0)
KO
Danger Zone 5: Ft. Wayne 2
1 0:17
NSF 05/20/2000 W
(2-0-0)
Ron Faircloth
(1-1-0)
Submission
Danger Zone 5: Ft. Wayne 2
1 2:55
NSF 06/25/1999 W
(0-0-0)
Nick Bartlett
(0-0-0)
Submission (Punches)
Extreme Challenge Trials
1 1:22
NSF 06/25/1999 W
(0-0-0)
Pete Delmutti
(0-0-0)
Submission (Punches)
Extreme Challenge Trials
1 3:48
* 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