Due to time constraints July and August’s top 10 fights are condensed in this one article. Here are the top picks:
Top 10 Fights of July
10) Tatiana Suarez submits Kate Jackson – The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Claudia
9) Doo Ho Choi’s knockout victory over Thiago Tavares – The Ultimate Fighter Season 23 Finale
8) Cain Velasquez’s technical knockout victory over Travis Browne – UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes
7) Tyron Woodley’s knockout victory over champion Robbie Lawler – UFC 201: Lawler vs. Woodley
6) Edson Barboza’s unanimous decision victory over returning Gilbert Melendez – UFC on Fox 20
5) Amanda Nunes’ rear naked choke submission victory over Miesha Tate – UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes
4) Valentina Shevchenko’s unanious decision of Holly Holm – UFC on Fox 20 – Upset of the Month
In a shocking match, Valentina Shevchenko was able to out fight Holly Holm for an upset victory.
3) Tatiana Suarez’s submission over Amanda Cooper – TUF 23 Finale – Submission of the Month
Tatiana Suarez topped off her performance in the house by winning the show and earned a post night bonus.
2) Michael Page’s knockout victory over Evangelista Santos – Bellator 158 – Knockout of the Month
For the first time in a MMA fight, Michael Page literally dented in opponent Evangelista Santos’ head.
1) Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s decision victory over Claudia Gadelha – TUF 23 Finale – Fight of the Month
Another Fight of the Night, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha finally blew off their TUF 23 feud.
Top 10 Fights of August
10) Alexandre Pantoja’s submission victory over Brandon Moreno – The Ultimate Fighter 24
9) Donald Cerrone’s technical knockout victory over Rick Story – UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2
8) Paige VanZant’s knockout (switch kick) victory over Bec Rawlings – UFC on Fox: Maia vs. Condit
7) Demian Maia’s submission (choke) victory over Carlos Condit – UFC on Fox: Maia vs. Condit
6) Kai Kara-France KO Terrance Mitchell – The Ultimate Fighter: Team Benavidez vs. Team Cejudo
5) Conor McGregor’s majority decision victory over Nate Diaz – UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2
4) Cortney Casey submits Randa Markos – UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 – Upset of the Month
3) Anthony Pettis’ submission win over Charles Oliveira – UFC on Fox 21 – Submission of the Month
In his first fight at featherweight, Anthony Pettis again submitted a BJJ black belt in Charles Oliveira.
2) Anthony Johnson’s knockout victory over Glover Teixeira – UFC 202 – Knockout of the Month
Anthony Johnson earned another Performance of the Night and demonstrated how dangerous he is today.
1) Jim Miller’s decision victory over Joe Lauzon – UFC on Fox: Maia vs. Condit – Fight of the Month
With another post fight bonus under their belts, Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon demonstrated they’re still dangerous.