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Tapology MMA Rankings

Annual Rankings

Annual Rankings are the place to celebrate the best that MMA had to offer in each calendar year. While regional action is eligible, the rankings will typically be filled with activity from the UFC and other top MMA organizations.

Tapology Annual Rankings are community-generated. Any Tapology user may create and submit their own ranking list. Based on the user's seniority, frequency of updates and comprehensiveness of rankings, the list will be weighted and eligible for inclusion into the consensus rankings.

Annual Rankings

2010 Fights of the Year

Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen

325 Bouts from 1240 contributors

Updated 35 minutes ago

2009 Fights of the Year

Clay Guida vs. Diego Sanchez

206 Bouts from 1135 contributors

Updated 36 minutes ago

2011 Fights of the Year

Maurício Rua vs. Dan Henderson

441 Bouts from 1225 contributors

Updated 36 minutes ago

2010 KOs of the Year

Dan Hardy vs. Carlos Condit

160 Bouts from 1113 contributors

Updated 36 minutes ago

2011 KOs of the Year

Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort

200 Bouts from 1158 contributors

Updated 36 minutes ago

2010 Subs of the Year

Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen

120 Bouts from 1026 contributors

Updated 37 minutes ago

2011 Subs of the Year

Leonard Garcia vs. Chan Sung Jung II

194 Bouts from 1088 contributors

Updated 37 minutes ago

2011 Events of the Year

UFC 139

77 Events from 790 contributors

Updated 39 minutes ago

2012 Fights of the Year

Dustin Poirier vs. Chan Sung Jung

348 Bouts from 864 contributors

Updated 39 minutes ago

2012 KOs of the Year

Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim

225 Bouts from 860 contributors

Updated 39 minutes ago

2012 Subs of the Year

Dustin Poirier vs. Chan Sung Jung

169 Bouts from 794 contributors

Updated 40 minutes ago

2012 Events of the Year

UFC 142

119 Events from 766 contributors

Updated 40 minutes ago

2013 Events of the Year

UFC 156

115 Events from 548 contributors

Updated 41 minutes ago

2013 Fights of the Year

Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson

437 Bouts from 676 contributors

Updated 42 minutes ago

2013 KOs of the Year

Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman

335 Bouts from 632 contributors

Updated 42 minutes ago

2013 Subs of the Year

Renan Barão vs. Michael McDonald

224 Bouts from 572 contributors

Updated 42 minutes ago

2012 Fighter of the Year

Jon "Bones" Jones

129 Fighters from 570 contributors

Updated 43 minutes ago

2013 Fighter of the Year

Chris "All American" Weidman

110 Fighters from 417 contributors

Updated 44 minutes ago

2014 Events of the Year

UFC 171

110 Events from 374 contributors

Updated 44 minutes ago

2014 Fights of the Year

Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler

869 Bouts from 433 contributors

Updated 45 minutes ago

2014 KOs of the Year

John Hathaway vs. Dong Hyun Kim

399 Bouts from 424 contributors

Updated 45 minutes ago

2014 Subs of the Year

Ovince St. Preux vs. Nikita Krylov

342 Bouts from 398 contributors

Updated 45 minutes ago

2014 Fighter of the Year

T.J. Dillashaw

406 Fighters from 409 contributors

Updated 46 minutes ago

2015 Events of the Year

UFC 189

112 Events from 309 contributors

Updated 46 minutes ago

2015 Fights of the Year

Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald II

245 Bouts from 365 contributors

Updated 47 minutes ago

2015 KOs of the Year

Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm

277 Bouts from 349 contributors

Updated 47 minutes ago

2015 Subs of the Year

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabrício Werdum

206 Bouts from 327 contributors

Updated 48 minutes ago

2015 Fighter of the Year

"The Notorious" Conor McGregor

263 Fighters from 349 contributors

Updated 49 minutes ago

2016 Events of the Year

UFC 196

95 Events from 275 contributors

Updated 50 minutes ago

2016 Fights of the Year

Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit

164 Bouts from 328 contributors

Updated 51 minutes ago

2016 KOs of the Year

Yair Rodriguez vs. Andre Fili

234 Bouts from 306 contributors

Updated 52 minutes ago

2016 Subs of the Year

Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate

143 Bouts from 281 contributors

Updated 53 minutes ago

2016 Fighter of the Year

Stipe Miocic

194 Fighters from 314 contributors

Updated 58 minutes ago

2017 Events of the Year

UFC 217

187 Events from 212 contributors

Updated 59 minutes ago

2017 Fights of the Year

Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Johnson

244 Bouts from 251 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 53 seconds ago

2017 KOs of the Year

Edson Barboza vs. Beneil Dariush

325 Bouts from 249 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 1 minute ago

2017 Subs of the Year

Alexey Oleinik vs. Viktor Pešta

214 Bouts from 222 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 2 minutes ago

2017 Fighter of the Year

Robert "The Reaper" Whittaker

211 Fighters from 247 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 3 minutes ago

2018 Events of the Year

UFC 220

330 Events from 164 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 4 minutes ago

2018 Fights of the Year

Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II

260 Bouts from 198 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 9 minutes ago

2018 KOs of the Year

Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega

253 Bouts from 204 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 16 minutes ago

2018 Subs of the Year

Alexey Oleinik vs. Júnior Albini

209 Bouts from 170 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 19 minutes ago

2018 Fighter of the Year

Daniel "DC" Cormier

233 Fighters from 201 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 22 minutes ago

2019 Events of the Year

UFC on ESPN+ 1

81 Events from 63 contributors

Updated 9 minutes ago

2019 Subs of the Year

Cory Sandhagen vs. Mario Bautista

63 Bouts from 60 contributors

Updated 9 minutes ago

2019 KOs of the Year

Aaron Pico vs. Henry Corrales

79 Bouts from 75 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 33 minutes ago

2019 Fights of the Year

Bryan Barberena vs. Vicente Luque

111 Bouts from 87 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 39 minutes ago

2019 Fighter of the Year

Henry "The Messenger" Cejudo

79 Fighters from 62 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 46 minutes ago

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