Ben
Rothwell
33-9-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 14 fights.
Record: 33-9-0
Summary: Well-rounded, size, speed, strength

Fighter Info

From: Kenosha, WI USA
Fights Out Of: Kenosha, WI USA
Age: 32
Height: 6' 4" ( 193 cm )
Weight: 265 lb ( 120 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
290
49% Successful
142
Types of Successful Strikes
0
142
45% Standing
23%
32%
64
32
46
Striking Defense
42
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
21
33% Successful
7
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
16
0
Takedown Defense
47
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Ben Rothwell Aug 31, 2013
56 0 0 0 R3 KO/TKO
Brandon Vera 41 0 0 0
Loss
Gabriel Gonzaga Jan 19, 2013
17 3 1 0 R2 Submission
Ben Rothwell 12 0 0 0
Win
Brendan Schaub Apr 21, 2012
9 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Ben Rothwell 8 0 0 0
Loss
Ben Rothwell Sep 24, 2011
19 2 0 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Mark Hunt 47 2 1 4
Win
Ben Rothwell Jun 12, 2010
44 5 2 14 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Gilbert Yvel 33 0 2 1
Loss
Cain Velasquez Oct 24, 2009
62 5 0 3 R2 KO/TKO
Ben Rothwell 3 0 0 0
Win
Ben Rothwell
Adrenaline MMA 2: Miletich vs. Denny
Dec 11, 2008
7 0 0 2 R1 Submission
Chris Guillen 3 0 0 0
Loss
Andrei Arlovski
Affliction - Banned
Jul 19, 2008
52 2 1 1 R3 KO/TKO
Ben Rothwell 18 0 0 0
Win
Ben Rothwell
IFL - 2007 Team Championship Final
Sep 20, 2007
16 0 0 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Ricco Rodriguez 18 0 3 0
Win
Ben Rothwell
IFL - 2007 Semifinals
Aug 2, 2007
4 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Krzysztof Soszynski 0 0 0 0
Win
Ben Rothwell
IFL - Moline
Apr 7, 2007
58 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Roy Nelson 37 1 0 0
Win
Ben Rothwell
IFL - Championship Final
Dec 29, 2006
14 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Devin Cole 8 0 0 0
Win
Ben Rothwell
IFL - Gracie vs. Miletich
Sep 23, 2006
7 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Bryan Vetell 9 0 0 0
Win
Ben Rothwell
IFL - Legends Championship 2006
Apr 29, 2006
12 1 0 2 R1 KO/TKO
Krzysztof Soszynski 3 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: I’m typically training twice a day, working and improving all things MMA.

When and why did you start training for fighting? 1999 to learn self-defense

Do you have any heroes?
George Washington

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? For my career in MMA, it is everything

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Waukesha County Technical College - technical degree in collision repair

What was your job before you started fighting?
I was 17 and worked for my parents in their restaurant.

Favorite grappling technique:
The Jackson

Favorite Striking technique: The Vertical Hammer aka Rothafier

•    20 wins by TKO / KO; 10 wins by submission

•    Won KO of the Night for win over Schaub

•    9-0 in IFL with wins over Krzysztof Soszynski, Ricco Rodriguez, and Roy Nelson

•    Has also defeated Dan Bobish, Kerry Schall

•    Has fought four former UFC heavyweight champions - Cain Velasquez, Andrei Arlovski, Tim Sylvia, and Ricco Rodriguez.

•    Has won 17 of his last 21 fights

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