Ultimate Fighting Championship Welterweight Title History

Date Title Holder Defeated Event Notes
07/11/2015 Robbie "Ruthless" Lawler Rory MacDonald UFC 189: McGregor vs Mendes
12/06/2014 Robbie "Ruthless" Lawler Johny Hendricks UFC 181: Lawler vs Hendricks
03/15/2014 Johny Hendricks Robbie "Ruthless" Lawler UFC 171
11/16/2013 Georges "Rush" St-Pierre Johny Hendricks UFC 167
03/16/2013 Georges "Rush" St-Pierre Nick "Diablo" Diaz UFC 158: Diaz vs. St-Pierre
11/17/2012 Georges "Rush" St-Pierre Carlos "Natural Born Killer" Condit UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit
02/04/2012 Carlos "Natural Born Killer" Condit Nick "Diablo" Diaz UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit
04/30/2011 Georges "Rush" St-Pierre Jake Shields UFC 129 St. Pierre vs. Shields
12/11/2010 Georges "Rush" St-Pierre Josh Koscheck UFC 124 St-Pierre vs Koscheck
03/27/2010 Georges "Rush" St-Pierre Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy UFC 111: St. Pierre vs. Hardy
07/11/2009 Georges "Rush" St-Pierre Thiago "Pitbull" Alves UFC 100
01/31/2009 Georges "Rush" St-Pierre BJ "The Prodigy" Penn UFC 94: St-Pierre vs Penn 2
08/09/2008 Georges "Rush" St-Pierre Jon Fitch UFC 87: Seek & Destroy
04/19/2008 Georges "Rush" St-Pierre Matt "The Terror" Serra UFC 83: Serra vs. St. Pierre 2
12/29/2007 Georges "Rush" St-Pierre Matt Hughes UFC 79: Nemesis
04/07/2007 Matt "The Terror" Serra Georges "Rush" St-Pierre UFC 69: Shootout
11/18/2006 Georges "Rush" St-Pierre Matt Hughes UFC 65: Bad Intentions
11/11/2006 Matt "The Terror" Serra Chris "Lights Out" Lytle UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Season 4 Finale
09/23/2006 Matt Hughes BJ "The Prodigy" Penn UFC 63: Penn vs. Hughes
04/16/2005 Matt Hughes Frank "Twinkle Toes" Trigg UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2
10/22/2004 Matt Hughes Georges "Rush" St-Pierre UFC 50: The War of '04
01/31/2004 BJ "The Prodigy" Penn Matt Hughes UFC 46: Super Natural
11/21/2003 Matt Hughes Frank "Twinkle Toes" Trigg UFC 45: Revolution
04/25/2003 Matt Hughes Sean "The Muscle Shark" Sherk UFC 42: Sudden Impact
11/22/2002 Matt Hughes Gil Castillo UFC 40: Vendetta
07/13/2002 Matt Hughes Carlos "The Ronin" Newton UFC 38: Brawl at the Hall
03/22/2002 Matt Hughes Hayato "Mach" Sakurai UFC 36: Worlds Collide
11/02/2001 Matt Hughes Carlos "The Ronin" Newton UFC 34: High Voltage
05/04/2001 Carlos "The Ronin" Newton Patrick "The Croatian Sensation" Miletich UFC 31: Locked and Loaded
12/16/2000 Patrick "The Croatian Sensation" Miletich Kenichi Yamamoto UFC 29: Defense of the Belts
06/09/2000 Patrick "The Croatian Sensation" Miletich John "The Natural" Alessio UFC 26: Ultimate Field of Dreams
07/16/1999 Patrick "The Croatian Sensation" Miletich Andre Pederneiras UFC 21: Return of the Champions
01/08/1999 Patrick "The Croatian Sensation" Miletich Jorge "Macaco" Patino UFC 18: Road to the Heavyweight Title
10/16/1998 Patrick "The Croatian Sensation" Miletich Mikey "The Eastside Assassin" Burnett UFC: Ultimate Brazil