Gunnar Nelson

Gunnar Nelson

Profile:

Gunnar Nelson
“Gunni”

Organisation – UFC

UFC Welterweight Fighter

Birthdate:July 28, 19888
Birthplace:Akureyri, Iceland
Height:5 ft 11 in
Weight Class:Welterweight
Weight:170 lb
Reach:72 in

STATS & RECORDS

WINS(17)

KO/TKO SUBMISSIONS DECISIONS OTHERS
4 12 1 0

LOSSES(5)

KO/TKO SUBMISSIONS DECISIONS OTHERS
1 0 4 0
Status Active
Hometown Akureyri, Iceland
Team/Gym Mjölnir, Reykjavik Iceland
Age 32
Octagon Debut Sep. 29, 2012
Arm Reach 72 in
Leg Reach 39.5 in
Last Fight Sep 28, 2019
Next Fight NA

Fights

LOSS
Gunnar Nelson
UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Cannonier
Sep 28, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Gunnar Nelson
UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal
Mar 16, 2019
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Gunnar Nelson #14
UFC 231
Dec 8, 2018
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 4:17
LOSS
Gunnar Nelson #8
UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio
Jul 16, 2017
KO (punches)
R1 – 1:22
WIN
Gunnar Nelson #9
Alan Jouban
UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Anderson
Mar 18, 2017
Submission (guillotine choke)
R2 – 0:46
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Arlovski
May 8, 2016
Submission (neck crank)
R2 – 3:15
LOSS
Gunnar Nelson #12
UFC 194
Dec 12, 2015
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Gunnar Nelson #15
Brandon Thatch
UFC 189
Jul 11, 2015
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 2:54
LOSS
Gunnar Nelson #12
UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Story
Oct 4, 2014
Decision (split)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Gunnar Nelson #13
Zak Cummings
UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao
Jul 19, 2014
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 4:48
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa
Mar 8, 2014
Submission (guillotine choke)
R1 – 4:36
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
Jorge Santiago
UFC on Fuel TV: Barão vs. McDonald
Feb 16, 2013
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
DaMarques Johnson
UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs. Miocic
Sep 29, 2012
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 3:34
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
Alexander Butenko
Cage Contender XII
Feb 25, 2012
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 4:21
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
Eugene Fadiora
BAMMA 4
Sep 25, 2010
Submission (neck crank)
R1 – 3:51
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
Danny Mitchell
Cage Contender VI
Aug 28, 2010
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 2:51
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
Sam Elsdon
BAMMA 2
Feb 13, 2010
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 2:30
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
Iran Mascarenhas
Adrenaline 3: Evolution
Sep 6, 2008
KO (punch)
R2 – 3:22
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
Barry Mairs
Angrrr Management 14: Ready for War
Dec 9, 2007
TKO (punches)
R1 – 3:38
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
Niek Tromp
Cage of Truth 1: Battle on the Bay
Nov 24, 2007
TKO (punches)
R1 – 1:50
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
Adam Slawinski
Ultimate Fighting Revolution 10
Oct 6, 2007
TKO (punches)
R1 – 2:30
WIN
Gunnar Nelson
Driss El Bakara
Cage Rage Contenders: Dynamite
Sep 29, 2007
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 3:46
DRAW
Gunnar Nelson
John Olesen
Adrenaline Sports tournament
May 5, 2007
Draw (split)
R3 – 5:00
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