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Top 10 fights of October 2014

This list was supposed to come out last month but due to a busy schedule it’s coming out now. So here are October’s best fights in retrospect: 10) The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned – Felice Herrig vs. Heather Jo Clark This fight had a lot of bad blood going into it. Taking place in episode five,  Team Pettis member Felice Herrig and Team Melendez member Heather Jo Clark had met each

Hispanic Heritage Month 2014 Special: Top 10 Hispanics of the past year

Technically National Hispanic Heritage Month is over but that doesn’t mean that the Hispanic fighters in MMA can’t still be honored. This list will have all the major Hispanics in MMA that have had success on the main stage. With that here we go with the top 10 of the past year: 10) Yair Rodriguez Yair Rodriguez is a member of the inaugural task of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America for Team Mexico.

Top 10 MMA heavyweights: September 2014

Please note due to inactivity Stefan Struve is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (6/11/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1) Cain Velasquez (1) Cain Velasquez is currently training for his title defense while waiting for The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America to finish broadcasting. Of note is the fact that before his UFC 180 defense, Velasquez will become ineligible for the rankings on October 19th due to inactivity. 2) Fabricio Werdum (2) Like Cain

Top 10 P4P MMA Fighters: June 2014

Please note that due to inactivity Dominick Cruz is ineligible for rankings. Also note the rankings are voted on and previous are in parenthesis: 1. Jon Jones (1) After very much speculation for a while, Jon Jones is now confirmed to be facing Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 178 on September 27th. However, the agreement didn’t come without some negotiating between Jones, President Dana White and Zuffa CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. 2. Cain Velasquez (3) Cain Velasquez supposedly finished filming opposite Fabricio Werdum

Top 10 MMA heavyweights: June 2014

Please note that Stefan Struve is ineligible due to inactivity. Also note the rankings are voted on and previous rankings are in parenthesis: 1. Cain Velasquez (1) Cain Velasquez is currently filming The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America opposite future UFC 180 opponent Fabricio Werdum in Las Vegas. It should be noted that by the time the two face off in November, Velasquez will be ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity. 2. Fabricio Werdum

UFC 166 JDS on Velasquez: “I’m going to go there just to prove him, who got lucky!”

From the way these two talk, they definitely feel like they are standing in a room alone with their opponent, as opposed to the upper echelon of the UFC heavyweight division, and rightfully so. All the heavyweights in the modern era have suffered brutal losses to Cain Velasquez or Junior Dos Santos over the past few years. When people talk about these two fighting for the third time, the subject