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Top 5 fighters with the most submission wins in UFC history

Every MMA fighter’s dream is to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, also known as the UFC. It is not only the biggest MMA ring in the world, but the best fighters around the world compete here. There are a total of nine divisions for male fighters and four divisions for female fighters in the UFC. It is the dream of every fighter around the world to represent their country and win the UFC Championship. Well, to become a champion, you have to win fights, and there are three different ways of winning. Either by decision, submission, or knockout. Now, you might have thought about which fighter has the most submission wins in UFC history. So we are here to answer all your questions. Let’s not wait any longer and take a look at the below-mentioned list.

Top 5 fighters with the most wins by submission in UFC history

  1. Charles Oliveira: 16 wins
  2. Demian Maia: 11 wins
  3. Jim Miller: 11 wins
  4. Nate Diaz: 10 wins
  5. Gerald Meerschaert: 9 wins

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Top 5 fighters with the most wins by submission in UFC history

1. Charles Oliveira: 16 wins

The Brazilian mixed martial artist, Charles Oliveira, has the most wins by submission in UFC history. He has won 16 fights by submission out of his 22 fight wins in the UFC. He is a former UFC lightweight champion and also holds the record for most finishes in UFC history.

Charles Oliveria has his name written on every record of the UFC. Whether it is wins, finishes, or submission wins, he will always be there in the books.

2. Demian Maia: 11 wins

Following Oliveira, another Brazilian fighter, Demian Maia, finds his place on the list. He has won 11 fights by submission in his UFC career, which is the second-most in the UFC.

Demian Maia has won 22 fights in his UFC career, of which 11 have come by submission. He began his journey in the UFC with five consecutive wins, and all the wins were by submission. Triangle choke, rear naked choke, mounted triangle choke, neck crank, and various other methods were used by him to pin out opponents.

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3. Jim Miller: 11 wins

The next fighter on the list is the fighter who has fought the most fights in the UFC and has also won the most fights in the UFC. None other than Jim Miller. He has fought a total of 42 fights in his UFC career, out of which he has won 25. In those 25 wins, 11 have come by submission.

4. Nate Diaz: 10 wins

The American fighter, Nate Diaz, with 10 submission wins, finds his place fourth on the list. The fighter is 38 years old and is currently a free agent.

He has fought a total of 35 fights in his UFC career and has won 22 of them. In those 22 wins, 10 have come by submission. His first win in the UFC came by guillotine choke submission against Junior Assuncao. Similarly, his last win in the UFC came via a guillotine choke submission against Tony Ferguson.

5. Gerald Meerschaert: 9 wins

The last fighter on the list is Gerald Meerschaert, with nine submission wins in his UFC career. He is the only middleweight fighter to have nine submissions in UFC history. So far, he has fought over 19 fights in the UFC and has won 10 fights among them. Well, of those 10 wins, only one has come by knockout. Whereas the other nine wins have come from various types of submissions.

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