There is a difference between intelligence on tests and intelligence in the cage, we categorize this by the effectiveness and ability of a fighter to use his brain to outwit the opponent. Counting down we have the 13 Highest Fight IQ’s in the UFC
13: Luke Rockhold 14-2-0(W-L-D)
Source: EA SPORTS UFC
Santa Cruz is very talented UFC star with a high submission skills of 57% and 37% strike rate from the previous records of his games, he is wise active and keeps an eye on his opponent.