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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 1298 contributors

Updated 1 day, 22 hours, and 29 minutes ago

2009 Fights of the Year

Clay Guida vs. Diego Sanchez

206 Bouts from 1189 contributors

Updated 1 day, 22 hours, and 28 minutes ago

2011 Fights of the Year

Maurício Rua vs. Dan Henderson

441 Bouts from 1281 contributors

Updated 5 days, 21 hours, and 33 minutes ago

2010 KOs of the Year

Dan Hardy vs. Carlos Condit

160 Bouts from 1165 contributors

Updated 5 days, 21 hours, and 36 minutes ago

2011 KOs of the Year

Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort

200 Bouts from 1210 contributors

Updated 5 days, 21 hours, and 39 minutes ago

2010 Subs of the Year

Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen

120 Bouts from 1077 contributors

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day, 22 hours, and 44 minutes ago

2011 Subs of the Year

Leonard Garcia vs. Chan Sung Jung II

194 Bouts from 1139 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 16 hours, and 14 seconds ago

2011 Events of the Year

UFC 139

77 Events from 841 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 15 hours, and 57 minutes ago

2012 Fights of the Year

Dustin Poirier vs. Chan Sung Jung

348 Bouts from 914 contributors

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days, and 9 minutes ago

2012 KOs of the Year

Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim

225 Bouts from 909 contributors

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days, 6 hours, and 37 minutes ago

2012 Subs of the Year

Dustin Poirier vs. Chan Sung Jung

169 Bouts from 842 contributors

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days, 6 hours, and 36 minutes ago

2012 Events of the Year

UFC 142

119 Events from 813 contributors

Updated 6 days, 2 hours, and 12 minutes ago

2013 Events of the Year

UFC 156

115 Events from 595 contributors

Updated 6 days, 2 hours, and 11 minutes ago

2013 Fights of the Year

Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson

437 Bouts from 724 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 19 hours, and 29 minutes ago

2013 KOs of the Year

Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman

335 Bouts from 678 contributors

Updated 1 week, 6 days, 23 hours, and 33 minutes ago

2013 Subs of the Year

Renan Barão vs. Michael McDonald

224 Bouts from 617 contributors

Updated 6 days, 2 hours, and 9 minutes ago

2012 Fighter of the Year

Jon "Bones" Jones

129 Fighters from 615 contributors

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days, 6 hours, and 34 minutes ago

2013 Fighter of the Year

Chris "All American" Weidman

110 Fighters from 461 contributors

Updated 6 days, 2 hours, and 6 minutes ago

2014 Events of the Year

UFC 171

110 Events from 418 contributors

Updated 6 days, 2 hours, and 5 minutes ago

2014 Fights of the Year

Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler

869 Bouts from 479 contributors

Updated 1 week, 4 days, 18 hours, and 31 minutes ago

2014 KOs of the Year

Donald Cerrone vs. Adriano Martins

399 Bouts from 468 contributors

Updated 1 week, 4 days, 17 hours, and 43 minutes ago

2014 Subs of the Year

Ovince St. Preux vs. Nikita Krylov

342 Bouts from 441 contributors

Updated 1 week, 4 days, 17 hours, and 42 minutes ago

2014 Fighter of the Year

T.J. Dillashaw

406 Fighters from 453 contributors

Updated 1 week, 4 days, 17 hours, and 40 minutes ago

2015 Events of the Year

UFC 189

112 Events from 354 contributors

Updated 1 week, 4 days, 17 hours, and 38 minutes ago

2015 Fights of the Year

Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald II

245 Bouts from 412 contributors

Updated 1 week, 4 days, 16 hours, and 31 minutes ago

2015 KOs of the Year

Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm

277 Bouts from 393 contributors

Updated 1 week, 4 days, 17 hours, and 24 minutes ago

2015 Subs of the Year

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabrício Werdum

206 Bouts from 371 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 20 hours, and 13 minutes ago

2015 Fighter of the Year

"The Notorious" Conor McGregor

263 Fighters from 393 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 20 hours, and 7 minutes ago

2016 Events of the Year

UFC 196

95 Events from 322 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 19 hours, and 57 minutes ago

2016 Fights of the Year

Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit

164 Bouts from 381 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 19 hours, and 56 minutes ago

2016 KOs of the Year

Yair Rodriguez vs. Andre Fili

234 Bouts from 355 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 15 hours, and 39 minutes ago

2016 Subs of the Year

Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate

143 Bouts from 329 contributors

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days, 6 hours, and 26 minutes ago

2016 Fighter of the Year

Stipe Miocic

194 Fighters from 360 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 16 hours, and 55 minutes ago

2017 Events of the Year

UFC 217

187 Events from 263 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 16 hours, and 55 minutes ago

2017 Fights of the Year

Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Johnson

244 Bouts from 306 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 16 hours, and 52 minutes ago

2017 KOs of the Year

Edson Barboza vs. Beneil Dariush

325 Bouts from 302 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 16 hours, and 52 minutes ago

2017 Subs of the Year

Alexey Oleinik vs. Viktor Pešta

214 Bouts from 273 contributors

Updated 1 week, 14 hours, and 31 minutes ago

2017 Fighter of the Year

Robert "The Reaper" Whittaker

211 Fighters from 300 contributors

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days, 6 hours, and 22 minutes ago

2018 Events of the Year

UFC 220

330 Events from 221 contributors

Updated 1 week, 4 days, 23 hours, and 59 minutes ago

2018 Fights of the Year

Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II

262 Bouts from 265 contributors

Updated 1 week and 5 days ago

2018 KOs of the Year

Chan Sung Jung vs. Yair Rodriguez

255 Bouts from 268 contributors

Updated 1 week, 4 days, 23 hours, and 59 minutes ago

2018 Subs of the Year

Alexey Oleinik vs. Júnior Albini

211 Bouts from 230 contributors

Updated 1 week, 4 days, 23 hours, and 59 minutes ago

2018 Fighter of the Year

Daniel "DC" Cormier

234 Fighters from 270 contributors

Updated 5 days, 17 hours, and 58 minutes ago

2019 Events of the Year

UFC on ESPN+ 1

195 Events from 163 contributors

Updated 1 week, 14 hours, and 49 minutes ago

2019 Subs of the Year

Cory Sandhagen vs. Mario Bautista

165 Bouts from 149 contributors

Updated 3 days, 22 hours, and 27 minutes ago

2019 KOs of the Year

Ben Askren vs. Jorge Masvidal

238 Bouts from 200 contributors

Updated 1 week, 2 days, 15 hours, and 43 minutes ago

2019 Fights of the Year

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya

294 Bouts from 206 contributors

Updated 2 minutes ago

2019 Fighter of the Year

Israel "The Last Stylebender" Adesanya

204 Fighters from 199 contributors

Updated 5 days, 21 hours, and 32 minutes ago

2020 Fighter of the Year

"The Notorious" Conor McGregor

74 Fighters from 62 contributors

Updated 52 minutes ago

2020 Fights of the Year

Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes

111 Bouts from 88 contributors

Updated 29 seconds ago

2020 KOs of the Year

Nate Landwehr vs. Herbert Burns

64 Bouts from 76 contributors

Updated 52 minutes ago

2020 Subs of the Year

Ode Osbourne vs. Brian Kelleher

50 Bouts from 69 contributors

Updated 52 minutes ago

2020 Events of the Year

UFC 246

19 Events from 64 contributors

Updated 1 minute ago

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