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  1. 1

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

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

    Abel Trujillo vs. Jamie Varner mmaweekly.com
    Trujillo vs. Varner
    Abel Trujillo | KO/TKO | Round 2
    2014 | UFC 169
  4. 4

    Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida mmaweekly.com
    Weidman vs. Machida
    Chris Weidman | Decision
    2014 | UFC 175
  5. 5

    Tarec Saffiedine vs. Hyun Gyu  Lim mmaweekly.com
    Saffiedine vs. Lim
    Tarec Saffiedine | Decision
    2014 | UFC Fight Night 34
  6. 6

    Alex Caceres vs. Sergio Pettis
    Caceres vs. Pettis
    Alex Caceres | Submission | Round 3
    2014 | UFC on FOX 10
  7. 7

    Dan Henderson vs. Maurício Rua II mmaweekly.com
    Henderson vs. Rua II
    Dan Henderson | KO/TKO | Round 3
    2014 | UFC Fight Night 38
  8. 8

    Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown mmaweekly.com
    Lawler vs. Brown
    Robbie Lawler | Decision
    2014 | UFC on FOX 12
  9. 9

    José Aldo vs. Chad Mendes II mmaweekly.com
    Aldo vs. Mendes II
    José Aldo | Decision
    2014 | UFC 179
  10. 10

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

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  1. Yoel Romero vs. Derek Brunson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  2. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barão | 2014 - UFC 173
  3. Rory MacDonald vs. Demian Maia | 2014 - UFC 170
  4. Kelvin Gastelum vs. Rick Story | 2014 - UFC 171
  5. John Lineker vs. Alp Ozkilic | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  6. Yoel Romero vs. Tim Kennedy | 2014 - UFC 178
  7. Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 44
  8. Louis Smolka vs. Alp Ozkilic | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  9. Cat Zingano vs. Amanda Nunes | 2014 - UFC 178
  10. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Mike Easton | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35

  11. Dong Hyun Kim vs. John Hathaway | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  12. Charles Oliveira vs. Hatsu Hioki | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 43
  13. John Moraga vs. Dustin Ortiz | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  14. Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez | 2014 - UFC 178
  15. Benson Henderson vs. Josh Thomson | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  16. Dustin Poirier vs. Akira Corassani | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  17. Yui Chul Nam vs. Kazuki Tokudome | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  18. Joe Lauzon vs. Mike Chiesa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 50
  19. Russell Doane vs. Leandro Issa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  20. Dennis Siver vs. Charles Rosa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 53

  21. Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  22. Patricio Freire vs. Pat Curran II | 2014 - Bellator 123
  23. Takanori Gomi vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg | 2014 - UFC 172
  24. Max Holloway vs. Will Chope | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  25. Kyung Ho Kang vs. Michinori Tanaka | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 52
  26. Clay Guida vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 39
  27. Will Brooks vs. Michael Chandler | 2014 - Bellator 120
  28. Alex Garcia vs. Sean Spencer | 2014 - UFC 171
  29. Al Iaquinta vs. Kevin Lee | 2014 - UFC 169
  30. Katja Kankaanpaa vs. Stephanie Eggink | 2014 - Invicta FC 8

  31. Donald Cerrone vs. Edson Barboza | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  32. Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira | 2014 - UFC 172
  33. Cathal Pendred vs. Mike King | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 46
  34. Jéssica Andrade vs. Raquel Pennington | 2014 - UFC 171
  35. Robert Whittaker vs. Clint Hester | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 55
  36. Dustin Kimura vs. Jon Delos Reyes | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  37. Leandro Issa vs. Tuerxun Jumabieke | 2014 - The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale
  38. Tae Hyun Bang vs. Kajan Johnson | 2014 - UFC 174
  39. Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  40. Fabrício Werdum vs. Travis Browne | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11

  41. Brad Pickett vs. Neil Seery | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 37
  42. Fábio Maldonado vs. Gian Villante | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 38
  43. Mitch Clarke vs. Al Iaquinta | 2014 - UFC 173
  44. Alan Jouban vs. Seth Baczynski | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 47
  45. Emanuel Newton vs. Linton Vassell | 2014 - Bellator 130
  46. Alexis Davis vs. Jessica Eye | 2014 - UFC 170
  47. Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Sean Soriano | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  48. Sarah Kaufman vs. Leslie Smith II | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  49. Tim Boetsch vs. Brad Tavares | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 47
  50. Rick Story vs. Gunnar Nelson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 53

  51. Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 52
  52. Zach Makovsky vs. Josh Sampo | 2014 - UFC 170
  53. Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 42
  54. Justin Gaethje vs. Richard Patishnock | 2014 - WSOF 8
  55. Dustin Ortiz vs. Justin Scoggins | 2014 - The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale
  56. Aljamain Sterling vs. Cody Gibson | 2014 - UFC 170
  57. Brian Ortega vs. Keoni Koch | 2014 - RFA 12
  58. Max Holloway vs. Clay Collard | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 49
  59. Costas Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  60. José Aldo vs. Ricardo Lamas | 2014 - UFC 169

  61. Joe Warren vs. Eduardo Dantas | 2014 - Bellator 128
  62. Jorge Masvidal vs. Daron Cruickshank | 2014 - UFC on FOX 12
  63. Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  64. Iuri Alcântara vs. Wilson Reis | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  65. Daron Cruickshank vs. Mike Rio | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  66. Charles Oliveira vs. Andy Ogle | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  67. Fabrício Werdum vs. Mark Hunt | 2014 - UFC 180
  68. Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Ramsey Nijem | 2014 - UFC 177
  69. Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 37
  70. Will Brooks vs. Michael Chandler II | 2014 - Bellator 131

  71. Max Holloway vs. Andre Fili | 2014 - UFC 172
  72. Cole Miller vs. Sam Sicilia | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  73. Bobby Green vs. Josh Thomson | 2014 - UFC on FOX 12
  74. Maximo Blanco vs. Daniel Hooker | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 52
  75. Scott Jorgensen vs. Danny Martinez | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 42
  76. Andre Fili vs. Felipe Arantes | 2014 - UFC 179
  77. Lucas Martins vs. Alex White | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  78. Alexander Shlemenko vs. Brennan Ward | 2014 - Bellator 114
  79. Mairbek Taisumov vs. Tae Hyun Bang | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  80. Al Iaquinta vs. Ross Pearson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 55

  81. Philipe Lins vs. James Heidlage | 2014 - Bellator 121
  82. Alberto Mina vs. Shinsho Anzai | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 48
  83. Abdul Razak vs. Matt Jones | 2014 - Bellator 111
  84. Daniel Gallemore vs. Fredrick Brown | 2014 - Bellator 113
  85. Donald Cerrone vs. Adriano Martins | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  86. Valérie Létourneau vs. Elizabeth Phillips | 2014 - UFC 174
  87. Chris Kelades vs. Paddy Holohan | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 54
  88. Dustin Ortiz vs. Ray Borg | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  89. Justin Gaethje vs. Melvin Guillard | 2014 - WSOF 15
  90. Mitch Gagnon vs. Roman Salazar | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 54

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