Several elite UFC fighters have lost via T/KO at least once in their career, while some fighters have great defensive skills and have never been knocked out in their career. Here are the top 5 UFC fighters who have never lost by getting knocked out.
After more than a decade of domination in the UFC's lightweight division, Jon Jones has never been submitted or knocked out inside the octagon. His only professional loss was a disqualification, which is still controversial to this day.
The current UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, has never been knocked out and has a spectacular professional record of 21-1. His only loss came via unanimous decision against Jan Blachowicz.
Marvin Vettori took several brutal leg kicks in his last fight against Israel Adesanya and still went to the distance. 'The Italian Dream' is 17-5-1 in his professional MMA career. All of his losses have come via decision.
With his recent victory over Calvin Kattar, Max Holloway now officially holds the record for the most fights without ever being knocked down in the UFC (24).
The longest reigning and the former UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, has never been stopped in his entire professional career and has an undefeated professional record of 29-0.