Ben
Rothwell

  • Age:
    39
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 4"
  • Weight:
    265
  • Fighting Out Of:
    IA

Stats

W-L-D
38-13-0
(T)KO
21-4
SUB
13-2
  • Age:
    39
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 4"
  • Weight:
    265
  • Fighting Out Of:
    IA

Stats

W-L-D
38-13-0
(T)KO
21-4
SUB
13-2

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:13
  • Fastest KO:
    00:13
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:03

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    89.5%
  • Finished Rate:
    46.2%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    10.5%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    53.8%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    55.3%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    30.8%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    34.2%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    15.4%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    38-13-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    19 years, 9 months, 3 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    70.1
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.6
  • Longest Layoff:
    2 years, 10 month, 26 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    1 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    05:02
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2.4
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    12:14

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
10/10/2020
Loss
38-12-0
Marcin Tybura
(19-6-0)
Heavyweight
265 vs 263
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC FN 53 ON ESPN: MORAES vs SANDHAGEN
3 05:00
05/13/2020
Win
37-12-0
Ovince Saint Preux
(24-13-0)
Heavyweight
265 vs 240.5
Decision
UFC on ESPN: SMITH vs TEIXEIRA
3 05:00
12/07/2019
Win
36-12-0
Stefan Struve
(28-11-0)
Heavyweight
265.2 vs 265.3
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC ON ESPN 7 - OVEREEM vs. ROZENSTRUIK
2 04:57
07/20/2019
Loss
36-11-0
Andrei Arlovski
(27-18-0)
Heavyweight
265 vs 246
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on ESPN 4
3 05:00
03/09/2019
Loss
36-10-0
Blagoy Ivanov
(14-2-0)
Heavyweight
264 vs 254
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on ESPN+ #4
3 05:00
04/10/2016
Loss
36-9-0
Junior Dos Santos
(17-4-0)
Heavyweight
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs Dos Santos
5 05:00
01/30/2016
Win
35-9-0
Josh Barnett
(28-7-0)
Heavyweight
265 vs 241
Submission
UFC on FOX 18: Bader vs. Johnson
2 03:48
06/06/2015
Win
34-9-0
Matthew Mitrione
(9-3-0)

Submission
UFC Fight Night 68: Henderson vs Boetsch
1 01:54
09/05/2014
Win
33-9-0
Alistair Overeem
(37-13-0)
Heavyweight
264 vs 248
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC Fight Night 50: Mousasi vs Souza
1 02:19
08/31/2013
Win
32-9-0
Brandon Vera
(12-6-0)
Heavyweight
262 vs 241
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 164: Pettis vs. Henderson
3 01:54
01/19/2013
Loss
32-8-0
Gabriel Gonzaga
(13-6-0)
Heavyweight
265 vs 265
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC on FX: Bisping vs. Belfort
2 01:01
04/21/2012
Win
31-8-0
Brendan Schaub
(7-2-0)
Heavyweight
263 vs 237
KO
UFC 145 Jones vs. Evans
1 01:10
09/24/2011
Loss
31-7-0
Mark Hunt
(6-7-0)
Heavyweight
263 vs 261
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage
3 05:00
06/12/2010
Win
30-7-0
Gilbert Yvel
(35-14-1)

264 vs 243
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 115: Liddell vs. Franklin
3 05:00
10/24/2009
Loss
30-6-0
Cain Velasquez
(6-0-0)
Heavyweight
265 vs 238
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 104: Machida vs Shogun
2 00:58
12/11/2008
Win
29-6-0
Chris Guillen
(13-11-0)
Heavyweight
265.5 vs 240.5
Submission (Strikes)
Adrenaline MMA II
1 03:40
07/19/2008
Loss
29-5-0
Andrei Arlovski
(13-5-0)
Heavyweight
264 vs 241
KO (Strike)
Affliction: Banned
3 01:13
09/20/2007
Win
28-5-0
Ricco Rodriguez
(27-6-0)
Heavyweight
264.25 vs 252.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
International Fight League: World Championship Finals
3 05:00
08/02/2007
Win
27-5-0
Krzysztof Soszynski
(13-7-1)
Heavyweight
265 vs 229.5
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
International Fight League: 2007 Semifinals
1 00:13
NSF
05/19/2007
Win
26-5-0
Travis Fulton
(206-42-8)
Heavyweight
Submission (Kimura)
International Fight League: Chicago 05/19/07
2 03:11
NSF
04/07/2007
Win
25-5-0
Roy Nelson
(8-1-0)

Decision (Split Decision)
International Fight League: 2007 Season
3 04:00
02/02/2007
Win
24-5-0
Matthew Thompson
(5-1-0)
Heavyweight
264.5 vs 245.7
TKO/RSC
International Fight League: 2007 Season
2 01:47
12/29/2006
Win
23-5-0
Devin Cole
(6-3-0)
Heavyweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
International Fight League: World Team Championship Finals
1 03:16
11/02/2006
Win
22-5-0
Wojtek Kaszowski
(0-3-0)

Submission (Keylock)
International Fight League: World Team Semi-Finals
1 03:14
NSF
09/23/2006
Win
21-5-0
Bryan Vetell
(1-0-0)

KO
International Fight League: World Team Championship
1 03:17
04/29/2006
Win
20-5-0
Krzysztof Soszynski
(8-4-1)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
International Fight League: 2006 Legends Tournament
1 03:59
03/02/2006
Win
19-5-0
Dan Bobish
(11-7-0)
Super-Heavyweight
277 vs 330.5
TKO/RSC
Gracie Fighting Championships: Team Gracie vs. Team Hammer House
1 05:00
NSF
02/24/2006
Win
18-5-0
Joey Smith
(3-3-0)

Submission (Strikes)
Gladiators Fighting Series: Gladiators X
1 05:00
NSF
12/03/2005
Win
17-5-0
Donald Richard
(4-6-1)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
King of the Cage: Conquest
1 03:32
NSF
09/17/2005
Win
16-5-0
Allan Weickert
(4-1-0)

TKO/RSC
Gladiators Fighting Series: Fight Nite in the Flats
1 03:45
02/26/2005
Loss
16-4-0
Daniel Christison
(5-3-0)

Submission (Kimura)
Mixed Fighting Championship 3: USA vs. the World
3 00:57
10/15/2004
Win
15-4-0
Jonathan Wiezorek
(6-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Mixed Fighting Championship 2: Road to the Titles
1 01:09
NSF
07/16/2004
Win
14-4-0
Matt Bear
(3-0-0)

Submission (Knees)
Ultimate Throwdown
1 02:57
NSF
07/31/2003
Loss
14-3-0
Carlos Barreto
(12-5-0)

KO (Kick)
Heat Fighting Championships 1
1 05:00
NSF
06/28/2003
Win
13-3-0
Royce Lueck
(7-15-0)

TKO/RSC (Strikes)
Freestyle Combat Challenge 11
1 05:00
NSF
11/15/2002
Loss
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
Win
12-2-0
Travis Fulton
(114-33-8)

Submission (Injury)
Freestyle Combat Challenge 8
1 05:00
NSF
09/21/2002
Win
11-2-0
Johnathan Ivey
(8-11-0)

TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
Ring of Fury 2
1 01:14
NSF
04/27/2002
Loss
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 05:00
NSF
04/27/2002
Win
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 02:10
NSF
04/26/2002
Win
9-1-0
Curtis Crawford
(1-1-0)

Submission (Forearm Choke)
Superbrawl 24: Return of the Heavyweights Day 1
1 01:03
NSF
03/23/2002
Win
8-1-0
Mike Priest
(0-2-0)

Submission (Injury)
Freestyle Combat Challenge 7
1 05:00
NSF
02/16/2002
Win
6-1-0
Mike Radnov
(1-1-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Extreme Challenge 46: Return of the Heavyweights
2 00:55
NSF
02/16/2002
Win
6-1-0
Kerry Schall
(9-3-0)

Submission (Verbal)
Extreme Challenge 46: Return of the Heavyweights
1 05:00
NSF
01/05/2002
Win
5-1-0
Michael Marshalleck
(1-0-0)

TKO/RSC
Freestyle Combat Challenge 6
1 00:38
NSF
11/10/2001
Win
4-1-0
Steve Hutson
(0-0-0)

Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Silverbacks Classic 8: Fight Night USA
1 03:35
NSF
08/24/2001
Loss
4-0-0
Tim Sylvia
(3-0-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Extreme Challenge 42
3 05:00
NSF
08/11/2001
Win
3-0-0
Bill Billington
(0-1-0)

Submission (Verbal)
Iowa Challenge 2: Gladiators Come to Fight
1 01:07
NSF
04/28/2001
Win
1-0-0
Darren Block
(0-0-0)

KO
Danger Zone 9: Auburn
1 00:16
NSF
04/28/2001
Win
1-0-0
Anthony Ferguson
(1-1-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Danger Zone 9: Auburn
1 01:00
NSF
01/06/2001
Win
0-0-0
Rob Schinkle
(1-0-0)

TKO/RSC
Freestyle Combat Challenge 3
1 00:21

* 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

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    4

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:17
  • Fastest KO:
    00:17
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:22

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    100%
  • Finished Rate:
    0%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    25%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    0%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    75%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

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

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    0.7
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    02:05
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    0
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    00:00

Amateur Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
05/20/2000
Win
2-0-0
Mike Hall
(0-0-0)

KO
Danger Zone 5: Ft. Wayne 2
1 00:17
NSF
05/20/2000
Win
2-0-0
Ron Faircloth
(1-1-0)

Submission
Danger Zone 5: Ft. Wayne 2
1 02:55
NSF
06/25/1999
Win
0-0-0
Nick Bartlett
(0-0-0)

Submission (Punches)
Extreme Challenge Trials
1 01:22
NSF
06/25/1999
Win
0-0-0
Pete Delmutti
(0-0-0)

Submission (Punches)
Extreme Challenge Trials
1 03:48

* 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