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Age 35
Gender Male
Height 6' 2"
Weight Class Heavyweight

Ryan Bader is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 27 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 27-5-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 11 years, 9 months, 26 days
Rounds Fought 57.0
Avg. Fights/Year 2.7
Longest Layoff 8 months, 7 days
Quickest Turnaround 4 weeks

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 11 4 12
Losses 3 2 0
Finish Rate 55.6%
Finished Rate 100.0%
Win by Decision Rate 44.4%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 40.7%
Loss by KO Rate 60.0%
Win by SUB Rate 14.8%
Loss by SUB Rate 40.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

7 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:15
Fastest KO 00:15
Fastest SUB 00:40
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.9
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 09:44
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 0.9
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 04:25
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 01/26/2019 W
(26-5-0)
Fedor Emelianenko
(38-5-0)
HW
(227.8 vs. 236.2)
KO (Strike)
Bellator MMA 214
1 0:35
Official MMA Fight Results 10/12/2018 W
(25-5-0)
Matthew Mitrione
(13-5-0)
HW
(229.5 vs. 255.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 207
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/12/2018 W
(24-5-0)
Muhammed Lawal
(20-6-0)
HW
(225.1 vs. 225.0)
KO (Strike)
Bellator MMA 199
1 0:15
Official MMA Fight Results 11/03/2017 W
(23-5-0)
Linton Vassell
(19-5-0)
LHW
(204.5 vs. 204.6)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Bellator MMA 186
2 3:58
Official MMA Fight Results 06/24/2017 W
(22-5-0)
Phil Davis
(17-3-0)
LHW
(204.4 vs. 204.8)
Decision (Split Decision)
Bellator MMA 180
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/19/2016 W
(21-5-0)
Rogerio Nogueira
(22-7-0)

(204.0 vs. 206.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: BADER vs. NOGUEIRA
3 3:51
Official MMA Fight Results 09/03/2016 W
(20-5-0)
Ilir Latifi
(13-4-0)
KO
UFN: ARLOVSKI vs. BARNETT
2 2:06
Official MMA Fight Results 01/30/2016 L
(20-4-0)
Anthony Johnson
(20-5-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.2)
KO
UFC on FOX 18: Bader vs. Johnson
1 1:26
Official MMA Fight Results 10/03/2015 W
(19-4-0)
Rashad Evans
(19-3-1)
LHW
(206.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 192: Cormier vs Gustafsson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/24/2015 W
(18-4-0)
Phil Davis
(13-2-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC on FOX: Gustafsson vs Johnson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/16/2014 W
(17-4-0)
Ovince Saint Preux
(16-5-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night # 47: St. Preux vs Bader
5 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/14/2014 W
(16-4-0)
Feijão Custodio
(12-4-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 204.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 174: Bagautinov vs. Johnson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/07/2013 W
(15-4-0)
Anthony Perosh
(14-7-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC - Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Hunt
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/04/2013 L
(15-3-0)
Glover Teixeira
(21-2-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
TKO/RSC
Ultimate Fight Night 28: Bader vs Teixeira
1 2:55
Official MMA Fight Results 01/26/2013 W
(14-3-0)
Vladimir Matyushenko
(26-6-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC on FOX 6: Johnson vs. Dodson
1 0:50
Official MMA Fight Results 08/04/2012 L
(14-2-0)
Lyoto Machida
(17-3-0)
LHW
(205.2 vs. 201.0)
KO
UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera
2 1:32
Official MMA Fight Results 02/26/2012 W
(13-2-0)
Quinton Jackson
(31-9-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 211.0*)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/19/2011 W
(12-2-0)
Jason Brilz
(18-4-1)
LHW KO
UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson
1 1:17
Official MMA Fight Results 07/02/2011 L
(12-1-0)
Tito Ortiz
(15-8-1)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC 132: Cruz vs.Faber
1 1:56
Official MMA Fight Results 02/05/2011 L
(12-0-0)
Jon Jones
(11-1-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 206.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC 126: Belfort vs. Silva
2 4:20
Official MMA Fight Results 09/25/2010 W
(11-0-0)
Rogerio Nogueira
(19-3-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 119: Mir vs. Cro Cop
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/20/2010 W
(10-0-0)
Keith Jardine
(15-6-1)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
KO
UFC 110: Nogueira vs. Velasquez
3 2:10
Official MMA Fight Results 10/24/2009 W
(9-0-0)
Eric Schafer
(12-4-2)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 104: Machida vs Shogun
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/01/2009 W
(8-0-0)
Carmelo Marrero
(10-2-0)
LHW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night: Condit vs Kampmann
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/13/2008 W
(7-0-0)
Vinicius Magalhaes
(2-2-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
TKO/RSC
The Ultimate Fighter 8 Finale
1 2:18
Official MMA Fight Results 06/25/2008 W
(7-0-0)
Eliot Marshall
(4-1-0)
LHW
(206.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
The Ultimate Fighter Season 8*
2 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/28/2008 W
(7-0-0)
Tom Lawlor
(4-1-0)

(205.0 vs. 204.0)
TKO/RSC
The Ultimate Fighter Season 8*
1 3:44
Official MMA Fight Results 05/21/2008 W
(7-0-0)
Kyle Kingsbury
(7-1-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
The Ultimate Fighter Season 8*
2 1:33
Official MMA Fight Results 04/05/2008 W
(6-0-0)
Buckley Acosta
(5-5-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 203.0)
Submission (Choke)
Xtreme Cage Combat 6: The Western Threat
1 0:40
Official MMA Fight Results 12/28/2007 W
(5-0-0)
Brad Peterson
(1-1-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 204.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
IFO: Fireworks in the Cage IV
3 0:00
NSF 10/27/2007 W
(4-0-0)
Ulysses Cortez
(4-2-0)
KO
SE Vale Tudo
1 0:00
NSF 09/15/2007 W
(3-0-0)
Dickie Chavez
(2-0-0)
TKO/RSC
King of the Cage: Unstoppable
1 0:41
NSF 06/09/2007 W
(2-0-0)
Tim Peacock
(3-3-0)
TKO/RSC
WFC: Rumble in the Red Rocks
2 1:50
NSF 05/12/2007 W
(1-0-0)
David Baggett
(4-1-0)
Submission (Choke)
Proving Grounds 1
1 0:00
NSF 03/31/2007 W
(0-0-0)
Dave Covello
(0-0-0)
Submission (Strikes)
Worldwide Fighting Championship: Desert Storm
1 2:21
* 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