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  1. 1

    Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler mmaweekly.com
    Hendricks vs. Lawler
    Johny Hendricks | Decision
    2014 | UFC 171
  2. 2

    Abel Trujillo vs. Jamie Varner mmaweekly.com
    Trujillo vs. Varner
    Abel Trujillo | KO/TKO | Round 2
    2014 | UFC 169
  3. 3

    Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva mmaweekly.com
    Brown vs. Silva
    Matt Brown | KO/TKO | Round 3
    2014 | UFC Fight Night 40
  4. 4

    Tarec Saffiedine vs. Hyun Gyu  Lim mmaweekly.com
    Saffiedine vs. Lim
    Tarec Saffiedine | Decision
    2014 | UFC Fight Night 34
  5. 5

    Alex Caceres vs. Sergio Pettis
    Caceres vs. Pettis
    Alex Caceres | Submission | Round 3
    2014 | UFC on FOX 10
  6. 6

    Dan Henderson vs. Maurício Rua II mmaweekly.com
    Henderson vs. Rua II
    Dan Henderson | KO/TKO | Round 3
    2014 | UFC Fight Night 38
  7. 7

    Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida mmaweekly.com
    Weidman vs. Machida
    Chris Weidman | Decision
    2014 | UFC 175
  8. 8

    Yoel Romero vs. Derek Brunson mmaweekly.com
    Romero vs. Brunson
    Yoel Romero | KO/TKO | Round 3
    2014 | UFC Fight Night 35
  9. 9

    Pat Curran vs. Daniel Straus III
    Curran vs. Straus III
    Pat Curran | Submission | Round 5
    2014 | Bellator 112
  10. 10

    T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barão mmaweekly.com
    Dillashaw vs. Barão
    T.J. Dillashaw | KO/TKO | Round 5
    2014 | UFC 173

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  1. Rory MacDonald vs. Demian Maia | 2014 - UFC 170
  2. Kelvin Gastelum vs. Rick Story | 2014 - UFC 171
  3. Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown | 2014 - UFC on FOX 12
  4. Dong Hyun Kim vs. John Hathaway | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  5. Louis Smolka vs. Alp Ozkilic | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  6. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Mike Easton | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  7. Benson Henderson vs. Josh Thomson | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  8. Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 44
  9. John Lineker vs. Alp Ozkilic | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  10. Yui Chul Nam vs. Kazuki Tokudome | 2014 - UFC Fight Night

  11. Russell Doane vs. Leandro Issa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  12. John Moraga vs. Dustin Ortiz | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  13. Charles Oliveira vs. Hatsu Hioki | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 43
  14. Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  15. Max Holloway vs. Will Chope | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  16. Dustin Poirier vs. Akira Corassani | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  17. Takanori Gomi vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg | 2014 - UFC 172
  18. Alex Garcia vs. Sean Spencer | 2014 - UFC 171
  19. Clay Guida vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 39
  20. Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira | 2014 - UFC 172

  21. Dustin Kimura vs. Jon Delos Reyes | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  22. Fábio Maldonado vs. Gian Villante | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 38
  23. Brad Pickett vs. Neil Seery | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 37
  24. Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 37
  25. Donald Cerrone vs. Edson Barboza | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  26. Justin Gaethje vs. Richard Patishnock | 2014 - WSOF 8
  27. Jéssica Andrade vs. Raquel Pennington | 2014 - UFC 171
  28. Brian Ortega vs. Keoni Koch | 2014 - RFA 12
  29. Al Iaquinta vs. Kevin Lee | 2014 - UFC 169
  30. Leandro Issa vs. Tuerxun Jumabieke | 2014 - The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale

  31. Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Sean Soriano | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  32. Will Brooks vs. Michael Chandler | 2014 - Bellator 120
  33. Zach Makovsky vs. Josh Sampo | 2014 - UFC 170
  34. Tae Hyun Bang vs. Kajan Johnson | 2014 - UFC 174
  35. Mitch Clarke vs. Al Iaquinta | 2014 - UFC 173
  36. Scott Jorgensen vs. Danny Martinez | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 42
  37. Alexis Davis vs. Jessica Eye | 2014 - UFC 170
  38. Sarah Kaufman vs. Leslie Smith II | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  39. Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  40. Costas Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40

  41. Ramsey Nijem vs. Justin Edwards | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  42. Max Holloway vs. Andre Fili | 2014 - UFC 172
  43. Dustin Ortiz vs. Justin Scoggins | 2014 - The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale
  44. Donald Cerrone vs. Adriano Martins | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  45. Daron Cruickshank vs. Mike Rio | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  46. Fabrício Werdum vs. Travis Browne | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  47. Luke Rockhold vs. Costas Philippou | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  48. Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrell Montague | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  49. Alexander Shlemenko vs. Brennan Ward | 2014 - Bellator 114
  50. Mairbek Taisumov vs. Tae Hyun Bang | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34

  51. Cole Miller vs. Sam Sicilia | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  52. Michael Johnson vs. Melvin Guillard | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 37
  53. Rey Docyogen vs. Josh Alvarez | 2014 - ONE FC 15
  54. Kyung Ho Kang vs. Shunichi Shimizu | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  55. Iuri Alcântara vs. Wilson Reis | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  56. Valérie Létourneau vs. Elizabeth Phillips | 2014 - UFC 174
  57. Trevor Smith vs. Brian Houston | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  58. Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 42
  59. Ryan LaFlare vs. John Howard | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 39
  60. José Aldo vs. Ricardo Lamas | 2014 - UFC 169

  61. Beneil Dariush vs. Charlie Brenneman | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  62. Brad Tavares vs. Lorenz Larkin | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  63. Gian Villante vs. Sean O'Connell | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 43
  64. Elias Silvério vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  65. Dustin Ortiz vs. Ray Borg | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  66. Vinc Pichel vs. Garett Whiteley | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  67. Aljamain Sterling vs. Cody Gibson | 2014 - UFC 170
  68. Bibiano Fernandes vs. Masakatsu Ueda | 2014 - ONE FC 15
  69. Miesha Tate vs. Liz Carmouche | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  70. Jeremy Stephens vs. Darren Elkins | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10

  71. Luis Palomino vs. Jorge Patino | 2014 - WSOF 8
  72. Mirsad Bektic vs. Chas Skelly | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  73. Takeya Mizugaki vs. Francisco Rivera Jr. | 2014 - UFC 173
  74. Charles Oliveira vs. Andy Ogle | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  75. Eddie Wineland vs. Yves Jabouin | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  76. Gilbert Smith vs. Jason South | 2014 - MFC 39
  77. Myles Jury vs. Diego Sanchez | 2014 - UFC 171
  78. Derrick Mehmen vs. Scott Barrett | 2014 - WSOF 8
  79. Brett Cooper vs. Kendall Grove | 2014 - Bellator 114
  80. Hugo Viana vs. Ramiro Hernandez | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10

  81. Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  82. Chris Cariaso vs. Louis Smolka | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  83. Luiz Carvalho vs. Leandro Magalhães | 2014 - Jungle Fight 64
  84. Eduard Folayang vs. Kotetsu Boku | 2014 - ONE FC 15
  85. Nikita Krylov vs. Walt Harris | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  86. Cathal Pendred vs. Mike King | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 46
  87. Tyler Stinson vs. Valdir Araujo | 2014 - WSOF 8
  88. Kelvin Gastelum vs. Nico Musoke | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 44
  89. Andrew McInnes vs. Dan Ring | 2014 - MFC 39
  90. Rashid Magomedov vs. Tony Martin | 2014 - UFC 169

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