Following the announcement that Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum will compete for an interim middleweight title at UFC 236, the prospective bout is set to mark the 17th time that an interim title will be created by the UFC.
From the heavyweight division to bantamweight, the UFC haven’t been shy of creating a secondary title for a whole host of reasons.
With Adesanya vs. Gastelum next up in the history of interim championship fights, can you name the 16 UFC interim champions who have (briefly) held the 10 lbs of gold?
You scored compared to the average of .
You finished out of .
|UFC 43 vs. Chuck Liddell (LHW, 2003)|
|UFC 51 vs. Tim Sylvia (HW, 2005)|
|UFC 79 vs. Matt Hughes (WW, 2007)|
|UFC 81 vs. Tim Sylvia (HW, 2008)|
|UFC 92 vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (HW, 2008)|
|UFC 111 vs. Frank Mir (HW, 2010)|
|UFC 143 vs. Nick Diaz (WW, 2012)|
|UFC 149 vs. Urijah Faber (BW, 2012)|
|UFC 180 vs. Mark Hunt (HW, 2014)|
|UFC 189 vs. Chad Mendes (FW, 2015)|
|UFC 197 vs. Ovince Saint Preux (LHW, 2016)|
|UFC 200 vs. Frankie Edgar (FW, 2016)|
|UFC 206 vs. Anthony Pettis (FW, 2016)|
|UFC 213 vs. Yoel Romero (MW, 2017)|
|UFC 216 vs. Kevin Lee (LW, 2017)|
|UFC 225 vs. Rafael dos Anjos (WW, 2018)|