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"Gunni"

Gunnar Nelson

Welterweight Division • 18-5-1 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 4
    Wins by Knockout
  • 12
    Wins by Submission
  • 11
    First Round Finishes
Striking accuracy 60% 60%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
267
Sig. Strikes Attempted
442
Grappling accuracy 60% 60%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
10
Takedowns Attempted
30
1.83
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
3.05
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.86
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.93
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
50
%
Sig. Str. Defense
67
%
Takedown Defense
0.10
Knockdown Ratio
10:24
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
145 (54%)
Clinch
22 (8%)
Ground
100 (37%)

Sig. Str. by target

76% 204 Head 15% 41 Body 8% 22 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
4 (22%)
DEC
2 (11%)
SUB
12 (67%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Nelson vs Sato

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    Decision - Unanimous
  • Win

    Nelson vs Burns

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Edwards vs Nelson

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Reykjavik, Iceland
Fighting style
Grappler
Age
33
Height
71.00
Weight
181.50
Octagon Debut
Sep. 29, 2012
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
39.50
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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 19: (R-L) Gunnar Nelson of Iceland punches Takashi Sato of Japan in a welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at O2 Arena on March 19, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)