For people living in United States, UFC season is one of the most anticipating and most awaited seasons. Most of the people spare their time to sit in front of television to watch UFC fights each year and some lucky ones get the chance to watch the fight in arena. In this post, I’m going to tell you about the best UFC fights of all time. I hope you already know about most of the fights that I’m going to talk about below but for the sake of knowledge, I will share as much information as possible.
1. Ken Shamrock vs. Dan Severn (UFC 6)
The UFC fight between Ken Shamrock and Dan Severn has always held meaning to UFC fans. The fight not only started in the boxing arena but there was a pre-buildup to this fight. In a press conference, Severn was talking about his plans and how he will defeat Shamrock but Shamrock considered it as disrespect. After the press conference, Shamrock told to Dan’s Manger that he was planning to beat him during the match but now his plan is to hurt Dan. Finally, Shamrock was able to defeat Severn through submission.
2. Maurice Smith vs. Mark Coleman (UFC 14)
If you have ever wondered which battle should be considered as champion vs. champion in UFC history than it was between Maurice Smith and Mark Coleman? I would say that this was the first fight of its own kind in MMA and UFC history. That fight between two legends was nothing but an eye candy. If you have not watched the fight so far, search for it on the internet and see how two champions fought for the title.
3. Bas Rutten vs. Kevin Randleman (UFC 20)
Talk about most controversial decisions ever made in UFC history and you will find the information about fight between Bas Rutten and Kevin Randleman. The match decision so astonished that the conspiracy theories sprout soon after the end of match. It is considered that judges preferred Rutten because he had close relations with John Peretti who was UFC matchmaker at that time.
4. Frank Shamrock vs. Tito Ortiz (UFC 22)
UFC octagon has offered many final moments to many different fighters and this time it was turn of Fran Shamrock who was fighting against Tito Ortiz. Don’t forget that Ortiz was really a monstrous player in his times and that is the main reason why Shamrock was outclassed in so many different ways during the match. That was almost the end of his career.
5. Randy Couture vs. Kevin Randleman (UFC 28)
Randy Couture and Kevin Randleman are considered as the best athletes of all time in UFC history. The time when they were going to face each other, Larry Hazzard who was New Jersey State Athletic Control Board Boss was planning to move towards martial arts and leave boxing. He was not in favor of UFC fights in New Jersey and the fate of sport lied in the match between two titans Couture and Randleman.