One recent fight that will go down in history is the Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather fight that was truly epic and historical though it wasn’t a UFC fight. The following list is the list of the best 15 epic UFC fights.
15. Quinton Jackson vs. Forest Griffin
This is on the fight that will go down in history. This is because Forest came into the fight as the defending champion of the light heavyweight category but in the end, he lost it to Jackson. Jackson totally blew away Griffin.
14. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Randy Couture
This is one fight Randy will forever regret because he had the fight in his control, but in the end, he let it slip away from him. Rodrigo took full advantages of this, and in the end, he won by unanimous decision.
13. Kari Parisyan vs. Diego Sanchez
This was a fight that took place in 2006. It was a match that was highly anticipated. Sanchez was very brutal on Parisyan as he made him submit, he opened a cut under Kari’s eye. In the second round, it was a different affair altogether. Kari turned the tables as he picked up Diego up and threw him onto the mat.
The round, however, wasn’t for Kari as Sanchez also came back into the fight. In the end, Sanchez won it.
12. B.J Penn vs. Matt Hughes
This wasn’t the first fight that Matt Hughes and Penn had come face to face against each other. On that occasion, Hughes lost, but on this occasion, that wasn’t to happen again. Hughes landed killer strikes on Penn and ended up winning the fight.
11. Wanderlei Silva vs. Chuck Liddell
This was a fight that many fans had wanted it to come to fruition. The problem was that the two fighters were from different organizations. The fight was a very tight affair as both fighters were very accomplished. In the end, Lindell won it.
10. Randy Couture vs. Tim Sylvia
Randy has been involved in many UFC epic fights. This fight was a fight he fought in after coming out of retirement due to losing to Liddell. Randy managed to put up a fight that was full of dominance. He blew away Tim.
9. Clay Guida vs. Diego Sanchez
Sanchez had pure aggression in this fight as he utterly annihilated Clay. He constantly took the fight to Guida and eventually he took him down. Sanchez won the fight by split decision.
8. Frank Trigg vs. Matt Hughes
This was a fight that perfectly displaced the resilient nature of Matt Hughes when he was in his prime. He had perfected technique and endurance. These features he used both so to make Trigg submit to him.
7. Antonio Silva vs. Mark Hunt
Any person who has seen these two people will admit they are humungous human beings. Due to their large size, they managed to defeat each other as the match ended in a draw.
6. Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jon Jones
At the of this fight, it was clear that Alexander had won it because Jon’s face was full of blood.
5. Gray Maynard vs. Frankie Edgar
Frankie won this fight because of his cleverness.
4. Mauricio Rua vs. Dan Henderson
This was a fight that none of the fighters won as they had to be taken to the hospital.
3. Roy MacDonald vs. Robbie Lawler
This was a fight that was too close to call.
2. Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva
Silva won it.
1. Stephen Bonnar vs. Forest Griffin
Griffin won it.