Sherdog’s Top 10: Stick-and-Ball Crossovers
By: C.J. Tuttle Many athletes who have enjoyed success in traditional sports have
found their way into mixed martial arts competition.
Sherdog’s Top 10: World Series of Fighting Finds
By: C.J. Tuttle Since its inception in 2012, the World Series of Fighting has
carved out a niche in the mixed martial arts world by grooming top
Sherdog’s Top 10: Late Bloomers
By: C.J. Tuttle Not all mixed martial artists hit the ground running. Some need
more time to grow and develop before reaching the peak of their
Sherdog’s Top 10: Best Title Fights
By: C.J. Tuttle Mixed martial arts is an inherently dramatic endeavor. Add
championship gold to the mix, and the drama can reach unimaginable
Sherdog’s Top 10: Memorable UFC Debuts
By: C.J. Tuttle Countless fighters, from one-hit wonders to all-time greats, have
made permanent marks with their first appearances inside the
Sherdog’s Top 10: Strongest Kickers
By: C.J. Tuttle Most mixed martial artists utilize their legs and feet as weapons,
but a select few have distinguished themselves with devastating
Sherdog’s Top 10: Fighters Without UFC Gold
By: Tristen Critchfield MMA is populated by a number of accomplished stars and future hall
of famers who have yet to reach the ultimate mountaintop.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Worst Decisions
By: Tristen Critchfield A number of foul-smelling verdicts have arisen in MMA over the
years, calling into question many of the standards by which the
sport is scored.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Bloodiest Battles
By: Tristen Critchfield In honor of the men who have donated and spilled substantial
amounts of blood in the cage over the years, a panel of Sherdog.com
Sherdog’s Top 10: MMA Upsets
By: Tristen Critchfield Mixed martial arts, like other sports, has enjoyed its share of
David vs. Goliath moments over the years.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Non Pay-Per-View Main Events
By: Tristen Critchfield Despite the weight they carry, UFC pay-per-views have not cornered
the market in terms of memorable and meaningful fights.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Might Have Beens
By: Tristen Critchfield Mixed martial arts has had its share of fighters, who, for various
reasons, never reached the heights we hoped they would.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Undeserved Title Shots
By: Sherdog.com Staff Mixed martial arts history is littered with challengers who were
not worthy of the opportunities they received.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Black Mixed Martial Artists
By: Tristen Critchfield The sport would not be what it is today without the contributions
of fighters like Anderson Silva, Jon Jones and others.
Sherdog’s Top 10: New Year’s Eve Fights
By: Jordan Breen and Tristen Critchfield The Land of the Rising Sun was always viewed as ground zero for
mixed martial arts on the final day of the year.
Sherdog’s Top 10: MMA Nicknames
By: Tristen Critchfield Many of MMA’s top superstars have become synonymous with their
colorful, fitting monikers.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Matches That Were Never Made
By: Tristen Critchfield MMA has had its share of blockbusters, but plenty of others have
slipped through the cracks.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Post-Fight Interviews and Moments
By: Tristen Critchfield Remarks, antics after the bell have a place in MMA history all
Sherdog’s Top 10: Deceptively Dangerous
By: Tristen Critchfield Most any MMA loyalist has been there before, watching a major fight
card in a room full of casual viewers and listening in disgust as
Sherdog’s Top 10: Giant Killers
By: Tristen Critchfield The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s journey toward equal rights
for fighters of all shapes and sizes came to its end on March 2,
Sherdog’s Top 10: MMA Rivalries
By: Tristen Critchfield Aesop’s fable "The Fox and the Lion" taught us that familiarity
breeds contempt, and few settings epitomize this idea like a mixed
Sherdog’s Top 10: The Ultimate Fighters
By: Brian Knapp As the Season 15 premiere nears on the FX network, Sherdog.com
compiles its list of the Top 10 fighters ever to appear on “The
Sherdog’s Top 10: 2011’s Best Knockouts
By: Sherdog.com Staff Nothing stirs the masses quite like the knockout, an event in which
skill, technique, speed, timing and brute force all converge in
Sherdog’s Top 10: MMA’s Most Dangerous Weapons
By: Tristen Critchfield Ask most any mixed martial artist these days about his greatest
strength and you are likely to get a stock answer regarding a
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