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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

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

    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

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

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  1. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barão | 2014 - UFC 173
  2. Rory MacDonald vs. Demian Maia | 2014 - UFC 170
  3. Kelvin Gastelum vs. Rick Story | 2014 - UFC 171
  4. John Lineker vs. Alp Ozkilic | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  5. Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 44
  6. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Mike Easton | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  7. Louis Smolka vs. Alp Ozkilic | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  8. Dong Hyun Kim vs. John Hathaway | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  9. Benson Henderson vs. Josh Thomson | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  10. Yui Chul Nam vs. Kazuki Tokudome | 2014 - UFC Fight Night

  11. Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  12. Russell Doane vs. Leandro Issa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  13. John Moraga vs. Dustin Ortiz | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  14. Charles Oliveira vs. Hatsu Hioki | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 43
  15. Yoel Romero vs. Tim Kennedy | 2014 - UFC 178
  16. Dustin Poirier vs. Akira Corassani | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  17. Alex Garcia vs. Sean Spencer | 2014 - UFC 171
  18. Max Holloway vs. Will Chope | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  19. Takanori Gomi vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg | 2014 - UFC 172
  20. Clay Guida vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 39

  21. Will Brooks vs. Michael Chandler | 2014 - Bellator 120
  22. Al Iaquinta vs. Kevin Lee | 2014 - UFC 169
  23. Katja Kankaanpaa vs. Stephanie Eggink | 2014 - Invicta FC 8
  24. Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez | 2014 - UFC 178
  25. Dustin Kimura vs. Jon Delos Reyes | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  26. Jéssica Andrade vs. Raquel Pennington | 2014 - UFC 171
  27. Cat Zingano vs. Amanda Nunes | 2014 - UFC 178
  28. Donald Cerrone vs. Edson Barboza | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  29. Joe Lauzon vs. Mike Chiesa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 50
  30. Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira | 2014 - UFC 172

  31. Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  32. Brad Pickett vs. Neil Seery | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 37
  33. Kyung Ho Kang vs. Michinori Tanaka | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 52
  34. Leandro Issa vs. Tuerxun Jumabieke | 2014 - The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale
  35. Cathal Pendred vs. Mike King | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 46
  36. Fabrício Werdum vs. Travis Browne | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  37. Tae Hyun Bang vs. Kajan Johnson | 2014 - UFC 174
  38. Fábio Maldonado vs. Gian Villante | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 38
  39. Justin Gaethje vs. Richard Patishnock | 2014 - WSOF 8
  40. Mitch Clarke vs. Al Iaquinta | 2014 - UFC 173

  41. Brian Ortega vs. Keoni Koch | 2014 - RFA 12
  42. Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 42
  43. Zach Makovsky vs. Josh Sampo | 2014 - UFC 170
  44. Alexis Davis vs. Jessica Eye | 2014 - UFC 170
  45. Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Sean Soriano | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  46. Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 37
  47. Sarah Kaufman vs. Leslie Smith II | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  48. Patricio Freire vs. Pat Curran II | 2014 - Bellator 123
  49. Alan Jouban vs. Seth Baczynski | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 47
  50. Aljamain Sterling vs. Cody Gibson | 2014 - UFC 170

  51. Tim Boetsch vs. Brad Tavares | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 47
  52. José Aldo vs. Ricardo Lamas | 2014 - UFC 169
  53. Costas Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  54. Iuri Alcântara vs. Wilson Reis | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  55. Dustin Ortiz vs. Justin Scoggins | 2014 - The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale
  56. Charles Oliveira vs. Andy Ogle | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  57. Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  58. Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 52
  59. Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Ramsey Nijem | 2014 - UFC 177
  60. Scott Jorgensen vs. Danny Martinez | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 42

  61. Jorge Masvidal vs. Daron Cruickshank | 2014 - UFC on FOX 12
  62. Max Holloway vs. Andre Fili | 2014 - UFC 172
  63. Alexander Shlemenko vs. Brennan Ward | 2014 - Bellator 114
  64. Bobby Green vs. Josh Thomson | 2014 - UFC on FOX 12
  65. Lucas Martins vs. Alex White | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  66. Donald Cerrone vs. Adriano Martins | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  67. Daron Cruickshank vs. Mike Rio | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  68. Cole Miller vs. Sam Sicilia | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  69. Rashid Magomedov vs. Tony Martin | 2014 - UFC 169
  70. Alberto Mina vs. Shinsho Anzai | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 48

  71. Valérie Létourneau vs. Elizabeth Phillips | 2014 - UFC 174
  72. Dustin Ortiz vs. Ray Borg | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  73. Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrell Montague | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  74. Mairbek Taisumov vs. Tae Hyun Bang | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  75. Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley | 2014 - UFC 174
  76. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Joe Soto | 2014 - UFC 177
  77. Gleison Tibau vs. Piotr Hallmann | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 51
  78. Jeremy Stephens vs. Darren Elkins | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  79. Max Holloway vs. Clay Collard | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 49
  80. Abdul Razak vs. Matt Jones | 2014 - Bellator 111

  81. Daniel Gallemore vs. Fredrick Brown | 2014 - Bellator 113
  82. Ramsey Nijem vs. Justin Edwards | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  83. Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 48
  84. Ryan LaFlare vs. John Howard | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 39
  85. Edimilson Souza vs. Mark Eddiva | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  86. Brad Tavares vs. Lorenz Larkin | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  87. Joe Warren vs. Rafael Silva | 2014 - Bellator 118
  88. Michael Page vs. Ricky Rainey | 2014 - Bellator 120
  89. Yoel Romero vs. Brad Tavares | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  90. Michał Materla vs. Jay Silva III | 2014 - KSW 26

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