Sherdog Top 10: Pride Fights
By: Mike Sloan Pride Fighting Championships provided the MMA world with a long
list of unforgettable encounters in the ring.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Strangest Endings
By: Mike Sloan Mixed martial arts has more than its share of odd finishes, from
double knockouts and illnesses to equipment malfunctions.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Dirtiest Deeds
By: Mike Sloan Not everything in sports is as clean as a whistle. Throughout the
years, countless circumstances have left viewers outraged by
Sherdog’s Top 10: Knees
By: Mike Sloan Whether delivered by strikers like Wanderlei Silva or wrestlers
like Mark Coleman, knee strikes have played a pivotal role in
shaping MMA’s history.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Pride Knockouts
By: Mike Sloan From Takanori Gomi to Wanderlei Silva, many fighters played violent
roles in building the Pride Fighting Championships brand.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Moments When Titles Changed Hands
By: Mike Sloan Stunning upsets, violent finishes and heated rivalries are all part
of MMA’s volatile championship history.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Fighters Outside the UFC
By: Patrick Wyman Plenty of top-flight mixed martial artists still ply their trade
away from the sport’s premier organization.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Rising Stars, 2015 First Edition
By: Patrick Wyman A tremendously diverse crop of young men and women can and will
take mixed martial arts into the future.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Defunct Promotions
By: Patrick Wyman Plenty of influential MMA organizations have come and gone, leaving
their marks on a sport that left them behind.
Sherdog’s Top 10: One-Round Fights
By: Patrick Wyman Longer is not always better in the world of MMA, and some of the
best fights ever have not required more than a single stanza.
Sherdog’s Top 10: WEC Fights
By: Patrick Wyman The beloved blue cage of World Extreme Cagefighting played host to
some of the best bouts in MMA history.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Phenoms
By: Patrick Wyman It is a rare occurrence in MMA when relative youth, achievement and
overwhelming physical skills come together in one package.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Trash Talkers
By: Patrick Wyman Those who have mastered the art of the insult often write the
narratives that drive interest in the sport of mixed martial arts.
Sherdog’s Top 10: MMA Wrestlers
By: Patrick Wyman Wrestling dictates where fights take place, and as hackneyed as
that phrase might be, it is essential to remember it.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Training Camps
By: Patrick Wyman Fighters are molded by coaches and teammates. They do not emerge
from the womb as fully formed athletes ready to execute high-level
Sherdog’s Top 10: Greatest Entrances
By: Patrick Wyman Plenty of fighters have made the most of the time and space that
exists between the locker room and the cage or ring.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Hollywood Crossovers
By: Patrick Wyman Mixed martial arts has provided a platform for a successful
transition to the big screen for a number of high-profile fighters.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Brutal Beatdowns
By: Patrick Wyman From Cain Velasquez to Wanderlei Silva, many of MMA’s greats have
administered unforgettable beatings.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Five-Round Fights
By: Patrick Wyman MMA’s extended battles and wars of attrition are breeding grounds
for white-knuckle drama and unforgettable moments.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Most Aggressive Fighters
By: Patrick Wyman Willingness to do violence to one’s opponent while taking his or
her best shot is at the heart of some of MMA’s most beloved
Sherdog’s Top 10: Most Influential Fighters
By: Patrick Wyman Thousands of fighters have come and gone from MMA’s highest levels,
but only a handful of them have left their marks on it over the
Sherdog’s Top 10: Most Durable Fighters
By: Patrick Wyman The sport of mixed martial arts is full of hard-nosed men and women
with a special ability to pursue victory in the face of ridiculous
Sherdog’s Top 10: Burglars
By: Patrick Wyman These fighters have benefited most from an understanding of how
judges operate or, alternatively, from continuous and blatant
Sherdog’s Top 10: Fights That Failed to Live Up to Their Hype
By: Patrick Wyman In mixed martial arts, heavy promotion is a constant, but so, too,
is the failure to live up to expectations.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Greatest Punchers
By: Patrick Wyman While MMA’s history pales by comparison to the long past of boxing,
the sport has also produced more than a few leather-slingers of
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