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Compiling a list
of the top UFC mma fighters is tough. The reason is the list will
change time and time again after every event. Champions lose titles as contenders win them. MMA
fighters can win via an upset or lose on a very narrow decision. Win
streaks can come to an end due to freak injuries. Yes, it can be tough
to rank the current top UFC fighters because "current" is subject to change every time the seconds on the clock tick by.
However, there are some fighters than been rather predictable perennial favorites.
They have all been titleholders or in perpetual title contention. Since
fights are ranked by weight class, it is best to look at the top mma
fighters within the main weight classes.
Such mma fighters are
perpetually dominating their opponents and deserve a lot of recognition
AMERICAN TOP TEAM
Kimbo has taken the UFC by storm. He was a web
sensation and now has entered the UFC via the Ultimate Fighter. No he
didn't win, but was so popular he got anther shot.
Kimbo grew up in...
Alves remains another great fighter in
the welterweight division. He has been a consistent strong performer
winning in excess of 20+ fights. You can't do that on a pro level
without a massive amount of talent and Alves displays such talent with
BJ PENN'S MMA
Here is a fighter with a very long career that spans
various sports within the world of Mixed Martial Arts. Penn originally
was known as a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu phenomenon that excelled in both Gi
and No-Gi. When he decided to make the transition into the MMA world,
many people were curious how he would do.
To no one's surprise,
Penn's success in the Octagon was tremendous. He rose to the top of the
lightweight division and has captured the title crown. Always an
exciting fighter, Penn never disappoints the crowd.
TEAM BAD BOY
This is a fighter that has had a much longer
career than many realize. He fights in the light heavyweight division
and can move around with the speed of a lightweight. As such, it is no
surprise that Machida has routinely dominated his division with seeming
was Rua that came within a very short breath of dethroning Machida for
the light heavyweight title. Rua's career is far from over due to his
In fact, you may see him wearing the strap once again some time down the road. Yes, he is that talented.
GRACIE JIU JITSU
Royce helped put MMA on the map in the old days. He proved a small guy could beat a big man with skills particularly BJJ.
Read on to see where Royce started and how he has become a legend.
But there are lots of Gracies.
What about Renzo Gracie?
Renzo has also taken the MMA world by storm. You'll have to make the call on the best Gracie.
“He's a like a prodigy,” said Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt legend Ceasar Gracie about Nick.
“He's good at everything he does.” Diaz earned his black belt under Ceasar and has trained with him for over eight years...
Read on about Nick Diaz.
Nate Marquardt is quite the controversial fighter. Read about him and greasing right here.
Greg Jacksons Mixed Martial Arts
Two time title holder and current UFC Heavyweight Champion, Velasquez has, to date, only lost one fight. But
that fight happened to be a title fight. Find out what it took from this great fighter to
raise Cain and win back the belt!
AMERICAN KICKBOXING ACADEMY
Hughes, a nine-time champion of the World
Welterweight UFC, is even bigger than ever. He is highly popular and at
one time perhaps the best know MMA fighter. Read on about
this country boy...
JACKSON'S MIXED MARTIAL ARTS
Aaron Riley does not always get his due as a
solid lightweight fighter and this is unfortunate since he always gives
his all when in the ring. His impressive fight record shows how
excellent of a fighter he is and that is why he should never be ignored.
this list of wins you have to give Rashad Evans credit for being a
great fighter. He has beat Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz and most recently,
Find out where he got his start and what makes him so great right here at
Rashad Evans Unleashed.
Brendan Schaub the new kid on the block, or so he was called, has taken the UFC by storm. This heavyweight has it all. Brendan...
JACKSONS SUBMISSION FIGHTING
When it comes to picking fighters that will
be future hall of famers that will leave a lasting impact on the sport,
it would be an absolute no brainer to say Georges St-Pierre will
definitely make the cut.
St-Pierre is not just a winning fighter
and a champion. He is one of the indelible few that has gifts and
attributes that few others possess. He also has a number of intangibles
that make him a huge star.
In a sport filled with antiheroes,
St-Pierre almost harkens back to a 1970s prototype "good guy" wrestler
that fans loved to get behind.
Of course, St-Pierre's fights are
not predetermined and they end with hard fought victories. A well
rounded fighter that is stunning on his feet or on the ground, St-Pierre
has been instrumental in establishing the welterweight division as one
fans love to follow.
More on Georges St-Pierre.
LAS VEGAS COMBAT CLUB
In addition to being one of the most outstanding
professional mma fighters in the heavyweight division, Frank Mir is also
an incredibly inspirational fighter.
Out of the ring injuries
put his future fight career in jeopardy but Mir was able to make an
effective comeback that lead to reaching the top of the heavyweight
rankings. While other lesser mma fighters would have retired, Mir has
revitalized his career and brought it to the top.
Read the Frank Mirr Story.
RED DEVIL SPORTS CLUB
Fedor could be the best
pound-for-pound heavyweight MMA fighter in the world. With a record of
only one loss, and even that is controversial he is one tough dude. He
has been called the “baddest man on the planet.”
He has done what no other MMA fighter has accomplished. Find out about
MINNESOTA MIXED MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO
The former WWE champion has risen to supreme
height in the UFC and has even captured the crown of the heavyweight
title. Unfortunately, a sudden and undisclosed illness has put him on
the shelf. Time will tell if he makes a full recovery, but the fighting
Lesnar is really second to known. If he makes his comeback
soon, he will sure dominate the heavyweight rankings for many more
I'll give you a brief synopsis of each fighter then click on the fighter to see a full biography.
Antonio Nogueira is a heavyweight contender in the UFC has won bouts with some of the
best including Tim Sylvia, Mark Coleman, Jeremy Horn and Randy Couture,
just to name a few.
Keep reading about Nogueira...
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is the UFC's longest reigning champion and also holds the longest winning and title defense streak in UFC history.
He's one of those fighters that
you always knew had the potential to become a hall of fame caliber
athlete. While some fighters do not live up to their hype or choke under
pressure, Silva has dominated the middleweight division and has done so
with a number of spectacular fight performances.
Find out more about the current
He was once great. And he may be great again. Tito has battled some injuries and is making a comeback. Well he made a
comeback and lost in a controversial match to Forrest Griffin.
Find out where this Bad Boy got his start.
Yushin Okami is an interesting character. He recently fough Silva in UFC 134. Find out who won and his background at our page Yushin Okami, "The Thunder."
Chuck Liddell has to be mentioned. He is
responsible, many believe, for the popularity of Mixed Martial Arts in
America. Chuck is very popular and is a stand up fighter. He has a heavy
background in the Martial Arts which he uses along with his natural
abilities and even wrestling skills, making him both unique and
Learn more about this stand up fighter.
His records speak volumes. He is a three-time
former UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) heavyweight champion and
two-time light heavyweight UFC champion.
He and B.J. Penn are the only UFC fighters to ever have held a championship in two divisions.
Randy Couture is the Natural and....
Griffin is another excellent well rounded fighter that most people have been rooting for over the course of many years.
He has racked up a number of impressive wins throughout his career and
remains a perennial favorite as a title contender in the middleweight
Speculation rises whether Griffin
will cut down in weight to venture in a lower weight class.
Time will tell if this occurs....
Of course, there are many other outstanding fighters in the
Ultimate Fighting Champion promotion. Anyone that can carve out a
winning record most definitely deserves special consideration. However,
the best of the best also deserve additional recognition and that is
what they are provided with here.
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