We’ve all witnessed some great fights during the various UFC events. From Jorge’s 5-second knockout against Ben Askren to the two legendary fights between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, and much more. With that being said, we wanted to remind you of some of the fastest finishes in UFC history. One note to the term though, the wins in this category are in title bouts only. Before we unveil the top 5 finishes, let’s have a look at the upcoming UFC events.
UFC 244/ UFC 245
UFC 244 will take place in New York on November 2. Nate Diaz vs Jorge Masvidal is the main event of the fight. It is a fight that will be remembered for a long time. Masvidal’s odds are 10/17, and Nate Diaz’s odds are 6/4. Cory Anderson vs Johnny Walker is also part of the event. Walker’s odds are 8/15, and Cory’s odds are 6/4.
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Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski have the main fight of the event. Holloway’s odds are 1/2, while Alexander’s odds are 3/2. Germaine de Randamie and Amanda Nunes will also step into the octagon to fight for the Women’s Bantamweight belt. Nunes’ odds are 4/11, and Germaine’s odds are 2/1.
Now that we’ve taken a look at the upcoming title bouts, let’s see which previous fights had the fastest wins in UFC history.
Frank Shamrock – Kevin Jackson
The fifth spot belongs to the fight between Frank Shamrock and Kevin Jackson during UFC 15.5 (also known as UFC Japan: Ultimate Japan). The event took place on December 21, 1997. Both fighters were competing for the Light Heavyweight title and after just 16 seconds in the first round, Shamrock got the win via submission.
Ronda Rousey – Alexis Davis
We all know how Ronda was dominating the Women’s Category before her sudden fall. She was the first female fighter in the UFC. During UFC 175, Rousey and Alexis Davis were fighting for the Women’s Bantamweight title. The fight took place on July 5, 2014, in Las Vegas. Ronda knocked Alexis Davis out after just 16 seconds on the clock, taking the belt in her possession.
Andrei Arlovski – Paul Buentello
For this fight, we go back to UFC 55. This event was the last event that would air live on Friday until December 30, 2011. The fight between Andrei Arlovski and Paul Buentello was the main event of the night. The fighters were competing for the Heavyweight title. After 15 seconds in the first round, Andrei knocked Paul Buentello out, earning today’s third-fastest knockout in a title bout.
Ronda Rousey – Cat Zingano
These days, Ronda is having a major role in the WWE, but no one has beaten her records in the UFC. Like we mentioned before, at the time, she was dominating the Women’s Category. Her fight against Cat Zingano was once again for the Women’s Bantamweight belt. The fight took place during UFC 184 and this was the main event of the night. After 14 seconds in the first round, Ronda won the fight by submission.
Conor McGregor – Jose Aldo
And the number one spot is reserved for one of the most anticipated fights in UFC history. At the time, Conor was one of the most promising fighters in the championship, but Jose Aldo was his biggest test. He was one of the best fighters in the Featherweight division with no lost fights to his name. The fight was part of UFC 194 and Conor McGregor knocked Jose out after just 13 seconds, earning the fastest knockout in a title bout.