Ben Rothwell

"Big Ben"
38 13
Wins Losses
Birth date October 17, 1981 (age 39)
Birth place Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 265 lb (120 kg)
Reach 78 in (1.99 m)

UFC Rankings

Fights

LOSS
Ben Rothwell
UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen
Oct 11, 2020
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Ben Rothwell
UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira
May 13, 2020
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Ben Rothwell
UFC on ESPN: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik
Dec 7, 2019
TKO (punches)
R2 – 4:57
LOSS
Ben Rothwell
UFC on ESPN: dos Anjos vs. Edwards
Jul 20, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Ben Rothwell
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. dos Santos
Mar 9, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Ben Rothwell
UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs. dos Santos
Apr 10, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Ben Rothwell
UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader
Jan 30, 2016
Submission (guillotine choke)
R2 – 3:48
WIN
Ben Rothwell
UFC Fight Night: Boetsch vs. Henderson
Jun 6, 2015
Submission (guillotine choke)
R1 – 1:54
WIN
Ben Rothwell
UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi
Sep 5, 2014
TKO (punches)
R1 – 2:19
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Brandon Vera
UFC 164
Aug 31, 2013
TKO (punches)
R3 – 1:54
LOSS
Ben Rothwell
UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping
Jan 19, 2013
Submission (guillotine choke)
R2 – 1:01
WIN
Ben Rothwell
UFC 145
Apr 21, 2012
KO (punches)
R1 – 1:10
LOSS
Ben Rothwell
UFC 135
Sep 24, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Gilbert Yvel
UFC 115
Jun 12, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Ben Rothwell
UFC 104
Oct 24, 2009
TKO (punches)
R2 – 0:58
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Chris Guillen
Adrenaline MMA 2: Miletich vs. Denny
Dec 11, 2008
Submission (elbows)
R1 – 3:30
LOSS
Ben Rothwell
Affliction: Banned
Jul 19, 2008
KO (punches)
R3 – 1:13
WIN
Ben Rothwell
IFL: 2007 Team Championship final
Sep 20, 2007
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 4:00
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Krzysztof Soszyński
IFL: 2007 semifinals
Aug 2, 2007
TKO (punches)
R1 – 0:13
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Travis Fulton
IFL: Chicago
May 19, 2007
Submission (kimura)
R2 – 3:11
WIN
Ben Rothwell
IFL: Moline
Apr 7, 2007
Decision (split)
R3 – 4:00
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Matt Thompson
IFL: Houston
Feb 2, 2007
TKO (punches)
R2 – 1:47
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Devin Cole
IFL: Championship final
Dec 29, 2006
KO (head kick)
R1 – 3:16
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Wojtek Kaszowski
IFL: World Championship semifinals
Nov 2, 2006
Submission (americana)
R1 – 3:14
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Bryan Vetell
IFL: Gracie vs. Miletich
Sep 23, 2006
KO (punch)
R1 – 3:17
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Krzysztof Soszyński
IFL: Legends Championship 2006
Apr 29, 2006
TKO (punches)
R1 – 3:59
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Dan Bobish
GFC: Team Gracie vs Team Hammer House
Mar 3, 2006
KO (knee)
R1 – 4:20
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Joey Smith
ISCF: Gladiators X
Feb 24, 2006
Submission (punches)
R1 – N/A
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Don Richard
KOTC: Conquest
Dec 3, 2005
TKO (punches)
R1 – 3:32
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Allan Weickert
GFS: Fight Nite in the Flats
Sep 17, 2005
TKO (punches)
R1 – 3:45
LOSS
Ben Rothwell
Dan Christison
Euphoria: USA vs World
Feb 26, 2005
Submission (kimura)
R3 – 0:57
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Jonathan Wiezorek
Euphoria: Road to the Titles
Oct 15, 2004
TKO (punches)
R1 – 1:09
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Matt Bear
Ultimate Throwdown
Jul 16, 2004
Submission (punches)
R1 – 2:57
LOSS
Ben Rothwell
Carlos Barreto
Heat FC 1: Genesis
Jul 31, 2003
KO (head kick)
R1 – N/A
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Royce Louck
Freestyle Combat Challenge 11
Jun 28, 2003
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – N/A
LOSS
Ben Rothwell
Ibragim Magomedov
M-1 MFC: Russia vs. the World 4
Nov 15, 2002
TKO (retirement)
R1 – 10:00
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Travis Fulton
Freestyle Combat Challenge 8
Oct 4, 2002
Submission (injury)
R1 – 5:00
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Johnathan Ivey
USMMA 2: Ring of Fury
Sep 21, 2002
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 1:14
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Kerry Schall
SB 24: Return of the Heavyweights 2
Apr 27, 2002
TKO (neck injury)
R2 – 2:10
LOSS
Ben Rothwell
Mike Whitehead
SB 24: Return of the Heavyweights 2
Apr 27, 2002
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Curtis Crawford
SB 24: Return of the Heavyweights 1
Apr 26, 2002
Submission (forearm choke)
R1 – 1:03
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Mike Priest
Freestyle Combat Challenge 7
Mar 23, 2002
Submission (injury)
R1 – N/A
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Kerry Schall
Extreme Challenge 46
Feb 16, 2002
Submission (injury)
R1 – 7:29
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Mike Radnov
Extreme Challenge 46
Feb 16, 2002
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 5:54
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Mike Marshalleck
Freestyle Combat Challenge 6
Jan 5, 2002
TKO (punches)
R1 – 0:38
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Steve Hutson
SC 8: Fight Night
Nov 10, 2001
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R1 – 3:35
LOSS
Ben Rothwell
Extreme Challenge 42
Aug 24, 2001
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Billy Herrington
Iowa Challenge 2
Aug 11, 2001
Submission (knees)
R1 – 1:07
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Anthony Ferguson
Dangerzone: Auburn
Apr 28, 2001
TKO (referee stoppage)
R1 – 1:00
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Darren Block
Dangerzone: Auburn
Apr 28, 2001
KO (punch)
R1 – 0:16
WIN
Ben Rothwell
Rob Shinkle
Freestyle Combat Challenge 3
Jan 6, 2001
TKO (corner stoppage)
R1 – 0:21