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

336 Bouts from 1440 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 1 minute ago

2009 Fights of the Year

Clay Guida vs. Diego Sanchez

225 Bouts from 1319 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 1 minute ago

2011 Fights of the Year

Maurício Rua vs. Dan Henderson

449 Bouts from 1404 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 47 seconds ago

2010 KOs of the Year

Dan Hardy vs. Carlos Condit

162 Bouts from 1277 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 36 seconds ago

2011 KOs of the Year

Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort

203 Bouts from 1319 contributors

Updated 1 hour and 31 seconds ago

2010 Subs of the Year

Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen

121 Bouts from 1180 contributors

Updated 59 minutes ago

2011 Subs of the Year

Leonard Garcia vs. Chan Sung Jung II

197 Bouts from 1241 contributors

Updated 59 minutes ago

2011 Events of the Year

UFC 139

82 Events from 944 contributors

Updated 59 minutes ago

2012 Fights of the Year

Dustin Poirier vs. Chan Sung Jung

353 Bouts from 1025 contributors

Updated 59 minutes ago

2012 KOs of the Year

Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim

230 Bouts from 1014 contributors

Updated 59 minutes ago

2012 Subs of the Year

Dustin Poirier vs. Chan Sung Jung

171 Bouts from 943 contributors

Updated 58 minutes ago

2012 Events of the Year

UFC 142

124 Events from 910 contributors

Updated 58 minutes ago

2013 Events of the Year

UFC 156

116 Events from 696 contributors

Updated 58 minutes ago

2013 Fights of the Year

Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson

444 Bouts from 833 contributors

Updated 58 minutes ago

2013 KOs of the Year

Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman

338 Bouts from 780 contributors

Updated 55 minutes ago

2013 Subs of the Year

Renan Barão vs. Michael McDonald

227 Bouts from 714 contributors

Updated 55 minutes ago

2012 Fighter of the Year

Jon "Bones" Jones

138 Fighters from 716 contributors

Updated 55 minutes ago

2013 Fighter of the Year

Chris "All American" Weidman

124 Fighters from 560 contributors

Updated 55 minutes ago

2014 Events of the Year

UFC 171

112 Events from 511 contributors

Updated 54 minutes ago

2014 Fights of the Year

Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler

882 Bouts from 587 contributors

Updated 54 minutes ago

2014 KOs of the Year

Donald Cerrone vs. Adriano Martins

400 Bouts from 566 contributors

Updated 54 minutes ago

2014 Subs of the Year

Ovince St. Preux vs. Nikita Krylov

342 Bouts from 536 contributors

Updated 54 minutes ago

2014 Fighter of the Year

T.J. Dillashaw

409 Fighters from 551 contributors

Updated 54 minutes ago

2015 Events of the Year

UFC 189

112 Events from 452 contributors

Updated 53 minutes ago

2015 Fights of the Year

Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald II

255 Bouts from 517 contributors

Updated 53 minutes ago

2015 KOs of the Year

Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm

278 Bouts from 495 contributors

Updated 53 minutes ago

2015 Subs of the Year

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabrício Werdum

208 Bouts from 469 contributors

Updated 53 minutes ago

2015 Fighter of the Year

"The Notorious" Conor McGregor

286 Fighters from 499 contributors

Updated 53 minutes ago

2016 Events of the Year

UFC 196

96 Events from 424 contributors

Updated 52 minutes ago

2016 Fights of the Year

Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit

181 Bouts from 493 contributors

Updated 51 minutes ago

2016 KOs of the Year

Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping II

237 Bouts from 465 contributors

Updated 51 minutes ago

2016 Subs of the Year

Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

146 Bouts from 431 contributors

Updated 51 minutes ago

2016 Fighter of the Year

Stipe Miocic

215 Fighters from 467 contributors

Updated 51 minutes ago

2017 Events of the Year

UFC 217

188 Events from 370 contributors

Updated 1 day, 3 hours, and 14 minutes ago

2017 Fights of the Year

Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Johnson

251 Bouts from 420 contributors

Updated 50 minutes ago

2017 KOs of the Year

Alistair Overeem vs. Francis N'Gannou

329 Bouts from 413 contributors

Updated 50 minutes ago

2017 Subs of the Year

Aleksei Oleinik vs. Viktor Pešta

215 Bouts from 377 contributors

Updated 50 minutes ago

2017 Fighter of the Year

Max "Blessed" Holloway

212 Fighters from 414 contributors

Updated 50 minutes ago

2018 Events of the Year

UFC 229

333 Events from 334 contributors

Updated 49 minutes ago

2018 Fights of the Year

Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II

285 Bouts from 390 contributors

Updated 49 minutes ago

2018 KOs of the Year

Chan Sung Jung vs. Yair Rodriguez

259 Bouts from 389 contributors

Updated 49 minutes ago

2018 Subs of the Year

Aleksei Oleinik vs. Júnior Albini

214 Bouts from 342 contributors

Updated 49 minutes ago

2018 Fighter of the Year

Daniel "DC" Cormier

237 Fighters from 386 contributors

Updated 49 minutes ago

2019 Events of the Year

UFC 236

196 Events from 284 contributors

Updated 48 minutes ago

2019 Subs of the Year

David Branch vs. Jack Hermansson

170 Bouts from 271 contributors

Updated 48 minutes ago

2019 KOs of the Year

Ben Askren vs. Jorge Masvidal

248 Bouts from 338 contributors

Updated 48 minutes ago

2019 Fights of the Year

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya

317 Bouts from 345 contributors

Updated 17 hours and 37 minutes ago

2019 Fighter of the Year

Israel "The Last Stylebender" Adesanya

207 Fighters from 339 contributors

Updated 45 minutes ago

2020 Fighter of the Year

Jan Błachowicz

319 Fighters from 305 contributors

Updated 45 minutes ago

2020 Fights of the Year

Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jędrzejczyk

293 Bouts from 365 contributors

Updated 46 minutes ago

2020 KOs of the Year

Impa Kasanganay vs. Joaquin Buckley

207 Bouts from 330 contributors

Updated 46 minutes ago

2020 Subs of the Year

Kevin Lee vs. Charles Oliveira

136 Bouts from 263 contributors

Updated 46 minutes ago

2020 Events of the Year

UFC 249

86 Events from 268 contributors

Updated 46 minutes ago

2021 Fighter of the Year

Kamaru "Nigerian Nightmare" Usman

403 Fighters from 244 contributors

Updated 2 hours and 30 minutes ago

2021 Fights of the Year

Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler

445 Bouts from 311 contributors

Updated 47 minutes ago

2021 KOs of the Year

Cory Sandhagen vs. Frankie Edgar

334 Bouts from 280 contributors

Updated 7 minutes ago

2021 Subs of the Year

Rodolfo Vieira vs. Anthony Hernandez

202 Bouts from 212 contributors

Updated 8 minutes ago

2021 Events of the Year

UFC 261

114 Events from 222 contributors

Updated 9 minutes ago

2022 Fighter of the Year

Francis "The Predator" N'Gannou

259 Fighters from 100 contributors

Updated 16 minutes ago

2022 Fights of the Year

Gilbert Burns vs. Khamzat Chimaev

292 Bouts from 164 contributors

Updated 4 minutes ago

2022 KOs of the Year

Derrick Lewis vs. Tai Tuivasa

182 Bouts from 134 contributors

Updated 5 minutes ago

2022 Subs of the Year

Cody Stamann vs. Said Nurmagomedov

116 Bouts from 100 contributors

Updated 2 minutes ago

2022 Events of the Year

UFC 270

95 Events from 113 contributors

Updated 7 minutes ago

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