Top Finishers in UFC History

Top Finishers in UFC History

In MMA, the most exciting part of the fight is the finish. Fans tune into every event to see exciting knockouts and submission finishes.

Here are the current five top finishers in the UFC. Read the highlights of these fighter’s best finishes below and get bonuses at vip betting sites.

Matt Brown/Dustin Poirier/Derrick Lewis(15) 

Dustin Poirier
Dustin Poirier

We currently have a 3-way tie for the 5th spot on the top finishers in UFC history list. Matt Brown, Dustin Poirier, and Derrick Lewis all have fifteen career finishes in their UFC careers.

The recently retired Matt Brown was a long-time favorite of the welterweight division, who delivered numerous stoppages. He stopped everyone from Diego Sanchez, Ben Saunders, Dhiego Lima, and Court McGee with devastating strikes.

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Heavyweight KO artist Derrick Lewis currently has the most finishes in UFC heavyweight history with fifteen. Lewis just made it a three-way tie for fifth place on the list with his recent KO win over Rodrigo Nascimento.

Then we have former UFC lightweight champ Dustin Poirier, who has been lighting people up for a decade plus. His last KO win against Benoit was one of the most impressive of his career.

Donald Cerrone(16) 

Donald Cerrone

Cowboy Donald Cerrone is currently number four on the top finishers in UFC history with 16 career UFC stoppages. Cerrone was a fan favorite for a long time, who always delivered impressive performances throughout his career.

He submitted and knocked out who’s who of top lightweight and welterweight fighters over the last decade. Everyone from Evan Dunham, Jim Miller, Edson Barboza, Yancy Medeiros, Matt Brown, and Alexander Hernandez all went down against Cowboy.

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Cowboy’s exciting style made him an eternal fan favorite and a well earned spot in the UFC HoF.

Jim Miller(18) 

Next up at number two on the list of top finishers in UFC history is the ageless Jim Miller. Jim holds numerous records in the UFC from most UFC fights(44) and most UFC wins(26).

The iron man veteran has been fighting in the organization for almost twenty years. Miller fought on every big show from UFC 100, 200, and most recently UFC 300 against Bobby Green.

Despite being forty, Miller is still a top contender in the lightweight division. He’s still adding to his record of UFC fights, wins, and finishes over twenty years into his impressive career.

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Charles Oliveira(20)

Charles Oliveira

Currently at number one on the list of top finishers in UFC history is former lightweight champion Charles Oliveira. Do Bronx has cemented his legacy as the greatest finisher in UFC history. 

He is never satisfied with a decision win and is always going for a submission or knockout. Everytime Oliveira enters the octagon, the fans rise to their feet expecting to see fireworks.

Out of all the fighters in UFC history, Charles arguably has the best MMA Jiu Jitsu in the sport’s history. In recent years, Oliveira has improved into an elite fighter and has finished everyone from Dustin Poirier to Michael Chandler.

Do Bronx has cemented his legacy as the top finisher in UFC history.