Long Island's fight history in the UFC

New York is the lone remaining state with a ban on professional mixed martial arts fights. But that hasn't stopped Long Island-based fighters from flourishing in the sport's largest promotion, the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Use this database to learn more about Long Island's fight history in the UFC. The last column on the right labeled "More" will take you to Newsday's coverage of that event.
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Fighter Town Weight Event Day Year Opponent Result Method Move Round Time More
Chris Wade Islip Lightweight UFC 177 Aug. 30 2014 Cain Carrizosa Win Submission Guillotine choke 1 1:12
Dennis Bermudez Lindenhurst Featherweight UFC on Fox 12 July 26 2014 Clay Guida Win Submission rear naked choke 2 2:57
Aljamain Sterling Uniondale Bantamweight UFC Fight Night 45 July 16 2014 Hugo Viana Win KO/TKO punches 3 3:50
Eddie Gordon Freeport Middleweight Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale July 6 2014 Dhiego Lima Win KO/TKO punches 1 1:11 Read story
Chris Weidman Baldwin Middleweight UFC 175 July 5 2014 Lyoto Machida Win Unanimous decision 5 5:00 Read story
Gian Villante Levittown Light Heavyweight UFC Fight Night 43 June 28 2014 Sean O'Connell Win Split decision 3 5:00 Blog post
Al Iaquinta Wantagh Lightweight UFC 173 May 24 2014 Mitch Clarke Loss Submission D'Arce choke 2 0:57 Read story
Costas Philippou Massapequa Middleweight UFC Fight Night 40 May 10 2014 Lorenz Larkin Win KO/TKO Punches 1 3:46 Video
Ryan LaFlare Lindenhurst Welterweight UFC Fight Night 39 April 11 2014 John Howard Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read story
Gian Villante Levittown Light Heavyweight UFC Fight Night 38 March 23 2014 Fabio Maldonado Loss Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read story
Dennis Bermudez Lindenhurst Featherweight UFC 171 March 15 2014 Jimy Hettes Win KO/TKO Knees 3 2:57 Story and video
Aljamain Sterling Uniondale Bantamweight UFC 170 Feb. 22 2014 Cody Gibson Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read story
Al Iaquinta Wantagh Lightweight UFC 169 Feb. 1 2014 Kevin Lee Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Story and video
Costas Philippou Massapequa Middleweight UFC Fight Night 35 Jan. 15 2014 Luke Rockhold Loss KO/TKO Leg kick 1 2:31 Read column
Chris Weidman Baldwin Middleweight UFC 168 Dec. 28 2013 Anderson Silva Win KO/TKO Injury 2 1:16 Title defense
Ryan LaFlare Lindenhurst Welterweight UFC on Fox 9 Dec. 14 2013 Court Mcgee Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00
Gian Villante Levittown Light Heavyweight UFC 167 Nov. 16 2013 Cody Donovan Win KO/TKO Punches 2 1:22 Read story
Ryan LaFlare Lindenhurst Welterweight UFC Fight Night 32 Nov. 9 2013 Santiago Ponzinibbio Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read story
Dennis Bermudez Lindenhurst Featherweight Fight for the Troops 3 Nov. 6 2013 Steven Siler Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00
Al Iaquinta Wantagh Lightweight UFC Fight Night 30 Oct. 26 2013 Piotr Hallman Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read story
Costas Philippou Massapequa Middleweight UFC 165 Sept. 21 2013 Francis Carmont Loss Unanimous decision 3 5:00
Al Iaquinta Wantagh Lightweight UFC 164 Aug. 31 2013 Ryan Couture Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read story
Chris Weidman Baldwin Middleweight UFC 162 July 6 2013 Anderson Silva Win KO/TKO Punches 2 1:18 Won title
Dennis Bermudez Lindenhurst Featherweight UFC 160 May 25 2013 Max Holloway Win Split decision 3 5:00
Gian Villante Levittown Light Heavyweight UFC 159 April 27 2013 Ovince St. Preux Loss Majority decision 3 0:33 Story and video
Ryan LaFlare Lindenhurst Welterweight UFC on Fuel TV 9 April 6 2013 Benny Alloway Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read story
Dennis Bermudez Lindenhurst Featherweight UFC 157 Feb. 23 2013 Matt Grice Win Split decision 3 5:00 Read story
Jay Hieron Freeport Welterweight UFC 156 Feb. 2 2013 Tyron Woodley Loss KO/TKO Punches 1 0:36
Costas Philippou Massapequa Middleweight UFC 155 Dec. 29 2012 Tim Boetsch Win KO/TKO Punches 3 2:11 Read story
Jay Hieron Freeport Welterweight UFC on FX 5 Oct. 5 2012 Jake Ellenberger Loss Unanimous decision 3 5:00
Dennis Bermudez Lindenhurst Featherweight UFC 150 Aug. 11 2012 Tommy Hayden Win Submission Guillotine choke 1 4:43 Read story
Chris Weidman Baldwin Middleweight UFC on Fuel TV 4 July 11 2012 Mark Munoz Win KO/TKO Elbow 2 1:37 Story and photos
Costas Philippou Massapequa Middleweight UFC 148 July 7 2012 Riki Fukuda Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read story
Al Iaquinta Wantagh Lightweight Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale June 1 2012 Michael Chiesa Loss Submission Rear naked choke 1 2:47 Read story
Dennis Bermudez Lindenhurst Featherweight UFC on Fox 3 May 5 2012 Pablo Garza Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read story
Costas Philippou Massapequa Middleweight UFC on FX 2 March 3 2012 Court Mcgee Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read story
Chris Weidman Baldwin Middleweight UFC on Fox 2 Jan. 28 2012 Demian Maia Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00
Costas Philippou Massapequa Middleweight UFC 140 Dec. 10 2011 Jared Hamman Win KO/TKO Punches 1 3:11 Read story
Dennis Bermudez Lindenhurst Featherweight Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale Dec. 3 2011 Diego Brandao Loss Submission Arm bar 1 4:51 Read story
Chris Weidman Baldwin Middleweight UFC 139 Nov. 19 2011 Tom Lawlor Win Submission D'Arce choke 1 2:07 Read story
Costas Philippou Massapequa Middleweight UFC 133 Aug. 6 2011 Jorge Rivera Win Split decision 3 5:00 Read story
Chris Weidman Baldwin Middleweight UFC 131 June 11 2011 Jesse Bongfeldt Win Submission Guillotine choke 1 4:54 Read story
Costas Philippou Massapequa Middleweight UFC 128 March 19 2011 Nick Catone Loss Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read story
Chris Weidman Baldwin Middleweight UFC on Versus March 3 2011 Alessio Sakara Win Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read column
Phil Baroni Massapequa Middleweight UFC 125 Jan. 1 2011 Brad Tavares Loss KO/TKO Knees, punches 1 4:20 Read story
Matt Serra East Meadow Welterweight UFC 119 Sept. 25 2010 Chris Lytle Loss Unanimous decision 3 5:00
Matt Serra East Meadow Welterweight UFC 109 Feb. 6 2010 Frank Trigg Win KO/TKO Punches 1 2:23 Read story
Phil Baroni Massapequa Welterweight UFC 106 Nov. 21 2009 Amir Sadollah Loss Unanimous decision 3 5:00
Matt Serra East Meadow Welterweight UFC 98 May 23 2009 Matt Hughes Loss Unanimous decision 3 5:00 Read story
Pete Sell Bay Shore Welterweight UFC 96 March 7 2009 Matt Brown Loss KO/TKO Punches 1 1:32 Read story
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