Ronda Rousey's UFC 175 defeat of Alexis Davis was imprsssive indeed. A fight so short you can contain the entirety of the fight in a single gif, the UFC Women's Bantamweight champion grabbed Davis and used her Olympic level Judo to send her crashing to the mat and knocking her out. The win earned Rousey a fourth successful defense of the belt. And at an official time of 16 seconds, it earned Rousey another accolade as well.
Rousey's 16 second win over Davis clocks in as the second fastest title defense in UFC history. It shares that honor with Frank Shamrock's armbar win over Kevin Jackson to claim the first ever UFC Light Heavyweight belt back in 1997. Keeping both fights out of the top spot is Andrei Arlovski defending the Heavyweight title against Paul Buentello in 2005. Arlovski knocked Buentello out with a single punch in 15 seconds - one second ahead of Rousey.
Check out the Top 10 Fastest Title Defenses in UFC History here:
1. 0:15 - Andrei Arlovski def. Paul Buentelo, UFC 55, 10/7/05
2. 0:16 - Ronda Rousey def. Alexis Davis, UFC 175, 7/5/14
2. 0:16 - Frank Shamrock def. Kevin Jackson, Ultimate Japan 1, 12/21/97
4. 0:22 - Frank Shamrock def. Igor Zinoviev, UFC 16, 3/13/98
5. 0:32 - Tito Ortiz def. Evan Tanner, UFC 30, 2/23/01
6. 0:47 - Andrei Arlovski def. Tim Sylvia, UFC 51, 2/5/05
7. 0:49 - Vitor Belfort def. Randy Couture, UFC 46, 1/31/04
8. 0:50 - Frank Mir def. Tim Sylvia, UFC 48, 1/19/04
9. 1:04 - Junior Dos Santos def. Cain Velasquez, UFC on Fox 1, 11/12/11
10. 1:06 - Ronda Rousey def. Sara McMann, UFC 170, 2/22/14
It's interesting to note that in her short time in the Octagon, Rousey has already found herself on the list twice. She shares that distinct honor with the previously discussed Frank Shamrock and Andrei Arlovski. On the flipside of that honor stands Tim Sylvia - the only fighter to unfortunately have lost twice in the list.