October was a little on the dull side but last month brought about some great fights. That being said here they are:
Top 10 Fights of October
10) Rafael Carvalho’s technical knockout of Brandon Halsey – Bellator 144: Halsey vs. Carrvalho
9) Julian Erosa’s decision of Medhi Beghdad – The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber
8) Saul Rogers’ decision of Billy Quarantillo – The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber
7) Yair Rodriguez’s unanimous decision victory over Dan Hooker – UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson
6) Ruslan Magomedov’s decision victory over Shawn Jordan – UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson
5) Ryan Bader’s unanimous decision victory over Rashad Evans – UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson
4) Joseph Benavidez’s decision victory over Ali Bagautinov – UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson
3) Julianna Pena’s decision victory over Jessica “Evil” Eye – UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson
Julianna Pena was able to continue her rise after her return from injury with a victory over Jessica “Evil” Eye.
2) Albert Tumenov’s technical knockout over Alan Jouban – UFC 192 – Knockout of the Month
This was a quick knockdown in which Albert Tumenov capitalized on in order to quickly to finish Alan Jouban.
1) Daniel Cormier’s decision victory over Alexander Gustafsson – UFC 192 – Fight of the Month
Alexander Gustafsson again proved that he can hang with the best but couldn’t beat Daniel Cormier.
Top 10 Fights of November
10) David Teymur decisions Johnny Nunez – The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber
9) Johnny Case’s decision victory over Yan Cabral – UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3
8) Gian Villante’s knockout victory over Anthony Perosh – UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm – 11/15/2015
7) Vitor Belfort’s technical knockout over Dan Henderson – UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3
6) Mark Hunt’s technical knockout victory over Antonio Silva – UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm – 11/15/15
5) Thomas Almeida’s knockout over Anthony Birchak – UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3
4) Alex Oliveira’s knockout over Piotr Hallman – UFC Fight Night 77 – Knockout of the Month (tied)
Alex Oliveira straight up knocked Piotr Hallman out cold to secure the win for Performance of the Night.
3) Thiago Tavares’ submission victory of Clay Guida – UFC Fight Night 77 – Submission of the Month
Thiago Tavares was quick to secure a guillotine choke when Clay Guida attempted a double leg take down.
2) Joanna Jedrzejczyk decision Valerie Letourneau – UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm – Fight of the Month
Unlike her last outing, Joanna Jedrzejczyk had to really fight in order to defend against Valerie Letourneau.
1) Holly Holm’s KO of Ronda Rousey – UFC 193 – Knockout of the Month (tied) & Upset of the Month
Holly Holm used all of the right technique against Ronda Rousey to end the Rowdy one’s undefeated career.