Gunnar Nelson

"Gunni"
17 5 1
Wins Losses Draws
Birth date July 28, 1988 (age 32)
Birth place Akureyri, Iceland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Reach 72 in (1.83 m)

UFC Rankings

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