Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics
Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics

Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson

MMA Record: 17-5-1

WINS
17
3
13
1
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS
LOSSES
5
1
0
4
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS

FINISH RATE
95%
Age
33
Reach
72'
(182.9 cm)
Height
71.3'
(181 cm)
Country
Iceland

Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson is a 33 year old Male fighter from Iceland with a 17-5-1 pro MMA record. Nelson most recently fought Gilbert Burns at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on Saturday September 28, 2019. Gunnar Nelson lost to Gilbert Burns by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3 in the Welterweight division.

Gunnar Nelson has 17 wins with a 95% finish rate, including 3 by knockout, 13 by submission, 1 by decision.

Gunnar Nelson is currently on a 2 fight losing skid.


Gunnar Nelson's Last Fight

Loss • Gilbert Burns DEF Gunnar Nelson by Decision R3 5:00

Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
Loss
17-4-1 Gilbert Burns
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on ESPN+ 18 2019-09-28 Welterweight UFC
Loss
17-3-1 Leon Edwards
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on ESPN+ 5 2019-03-16 Welterweight UFC
Win
16-3-1 Alex Oliveira
SUB
R2 4:17
UFC 231 2018-12-08 Welterweight UFC
Loss
16-2-1 Santiago Ponzinibbio
KO/TKO
R1 1:22
UFC Fight Night 113 2017-07-16 Welterweight UFC
Win
15-2-1 Alan Jouban
SUB
R2 0:46
UFC Fight Night 107 2017-03-18 Welterweight UFC
Win
14-2-1 Albert Tumenov
SUB
R2 3:15
UFC Fight Night 87 2016-05-08 Welterweight UFC
Loss
14-1-1 Demian Maia
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 194 2015-12-12 Welterweight UFC
Win
13-1-1 Brandon Thatch
SUB
R1 2:54
UFC 189 2015-07-11 Welterweight UFC
Loss
13-0-1 Rick Story
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC Fight Night 53 2014-10-04 Welterweight UFC
Win
12-0-1 Zak Cummings
SUB
R2 4:48
UFC Fight Night 46 2014-07-19 Welterweight UFC
Win
11-0-1 Omari Akhmedov
SUB
R1 4:36
UFC Fight Night 37 2014-03-08 Welterweight UFC
Win
10-0-1 Jorge Santiago
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on FUEL TV 7 2013-02-16 Welterweight UFC
Win
9-0-1 DaMarques Johnson
SUB
R1 3:34
UFC on FUEL TV 5 2012-09-29 Catchweight UFC
Win
8-0-1 Alexander Butenko
SUB
R1 4:21
Cage Contender 12 2012-02-25 Welterweight CC
Win
7-0-1 Eugene Fadiora
SUB
R1 3:51
Regional circuit 2010-09-25 BAMMA
Win
6-0-1 Danny Mitchell
SUB
R1 2:51
Regional circuit 2010-08-28 CC
Win
5-0-1 Sam Elsdon
SUB
R1 2:30
Regional circuit 2010-02-13 BAMMA
Win
4-0-1 Iran Mascarenhas
KO/TKO
R2 3:22
Regional circuit 2008-09-06
Win
3-0-1 Barry Mairs
KO/TKO
R1 3:38
Regional circuit 2007-12-09 AM
Win
2-0-1 Niek Tromp
SUB
R1 1:50
Regional circuit 2007-11-24
Win
1-0-1 Adam Slawinski
KO/TKO
R1 2:30
Regional circuit 2007-10-06
Win
0-0-1 Driss El Bakara
SUB
R1 3:46
Regional circuit 2007-09-29 CR
Draw
0-0-0 John Olesen
R3 5:00
Regional circuit 2007-05-05
Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson MMA Record: 17-5-1

Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson's last five professional MMA fights

Recent form for Gunnar Nelson

Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson's MMA career highlights

Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson's Professional MMA debut

Nelson made his professional debut against John Olesen on May 5, 2007, fighting on the regional circuit.

Gunnar Nelson vs John Olesen ended in draw by at 5:00 of Round 3.

Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

Nelson made his debut in the UFC against DaMarques Johnson on September 29, 2012, fighting on the preliminary card of UFC on FUEL TV 5: Struve vs. Miocic having compiled a 9-0-1 professional MMA record.

Gunnar Nelson beat DaMarques Johnson by Submission at 3:34 of Round 1.

Since his debut, Nelson has gone on to fight a total of 13 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 8-5-0.

When was Gunnar Nelson's last win?

Nelson's last win came against Alex Oliveira at UFC 231 on Saturday December 8, 2018. Gunnar Nelson beat Alex Oliveira by Submission at 4:17 of Round 2.

Who is Gunnar Nelson's next opponent?

Nelson is not currently booked for any fights.

When was Gunnar Nelson's last loss?

Nelson's last loss came against Gilbert Burns at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on Saturday September 28, 2019. Gunnar Nelson lost to Gilbert Burns by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

How many UFC fights has Gunnar Nelson had?

Nelson has fought 13 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 8-5-0.

How many pro MMA knockouts does Gunnar Nelson have?

Nelson has knocked out 3 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does Gunnar Nelson have?

Nelson has submitted 13 opponents.

How many times has Gunnar Nelson been knocked out?

Nelson has been knocked out 1 times.

How many times has Gunnar Nelson been submitted?

Nelson has never been submitted.