Sherdog’s Top 10: Regional Fight Cards of All-Time
By: Mike Sloan The “minor leagues” of MMA have enriched the sport’s history with a
number of unforgettable events.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Ronda Rousey Achievements
By: Mike Sloan As she approaches her latest title defense at UFC 193, the women’s
bantamweight champion’s list of accomplishments continues to grow.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Disastrous Title Shots
By: Mike Sloan Mixed martial arts history is replete with championship fights in
which challengers found themselves outclassed, outgunned or both.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Body Blows
By: Mike Sloan Head shots often get the publicity, but MMA has produced a number
of brutal attacks to the ribs, kidneys, liver, gut and solar
Sherdog’s Top 10: Officiating Blunders
By: Mike Sloan Most MMA fans aren’t aware how difficult it is to be a referee. A
referee has to know every single rule for every single fight, has
Sherdog’s Top 10: Silent Killers
By: Mike Sloan A number of MMA’s most violent and efficient fighters have chosen
to keep their mouths closed and let their actions do the talking.
Sherdog’s Top 10: WEC Knockouts
By: Mike Sloan World Extreme Cagefighting was the site of its share of violent
finishes during its 53-event run from June 2001 to December 2010.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Greatest Moments in UFC History
By: Mike Sloan The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s rise to the top of the mixed
martial arts industry left a number of historical mileposts in its
Sherdog’s Top 10: Head Kick Knockouts
By: Mike Sloan When shin or foot meets skull in mixed martial arts, the results
are often violent, shocking and unforgettable.
Sherdog’s Top 10: Japanese Fighters
By: Mike Sloan From Caol Uno to the incomparable Kazushi Sakuraba, the Land of the
Rising Sun has a long history of enriching mixed martial arts.
Sherdog’s 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
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