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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

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

    Alex Caceres vs. Sergio Pettis
    Caceres vs. Pettis
    Alex Caceres | Submission | Round 3
    2014 | UFC on FOX 10
  9. 9

    Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown mmaweekly.com
    Lawler vs. Brown
    Robbie Lawler | Decision
    2014 | UFC on FOX 12
  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. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barão | 2014 - UFC 173
  2. Yoel Romero vs. Derek Brunson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  3. Rory MacDonald vs. Demian Maia | 2014 - UFC 170
  4. Kelvin Gastelum vs. Rick Story | 2014 - UFC 171
  5. Yoel Romero vs. Tim Kennedy | 2014 - UFC 178
  6. John Lineker vs. Alp Ozkilic | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  7. Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic | 2014 - UFC on FOX 13
  8. Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 44
  9. Louis Smolka vs. Alp Ozkilic | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  10. Cat Zingano vs. Amanda Nunes | 2014 - UFC 178

  11. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Mike Easton | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  12. Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez | 2014 - UFC 178
  13. Charles Oliveira vs. Hatsu Hioki | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 43
  14. John Moraga vs. Dustin Ortiz | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  15. Benson Henderson vs. Josh Thomson | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  16. Joe Lauzon vs. Mike Chiesa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 50
  17. Dustin Poirier vs. Akira Corassani | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  18. Dong Hyun Kim vs. John Hathaway | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  19. Yui Chul Nam vs. Kazuki Tokudome | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  20. Kyung Ho Kang vs. Michinori Tanaka | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 52

  21. Dennis Siver vs. Charles Rosa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 53
  22. Will Brooks vs. Michael Chandler | 2014 - Bellator 120
  23. Patricio Freire vs. Pat Curran II | 2014 - Bellator 123
  24. Cathal Pendred vs. Mike King | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 46
  25. Russell Doane vs. Leandro Issa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  26. Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  27. Takanori Gomi vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg | 2014 - UFC 172
  28. Alex Garcia vs. Sean Spencer | 2014 - UFC 171
  29. Max Holloway vs. Will Chope | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  30. Clay Guida vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 39

  31. Katja Kankaanpaa vs. Stephanie Eggink | 2014 - Invicta FC 8
  32. Robert Whittaker vs. Clint Hester | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 55
  33. Al Iaquinta vs. Kevin Lee | 2014 - UFC 169
  34. Robbie Lawler vs. Johny Hendricks II | 2014 - UFC 181
  35. Donald Cerrone vs. Edson Barboza | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  36. Jéssica Andrade vs. Raquel Pennington | 2014 - UFC 171
  37. Alan Jouban vs. Seth Baczynski | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 47
  38. Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 52
  39. Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira | 2014 - UFC 172
  40. Leandro Issa vs. Tuerxun Jumabieke | 2014 - The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale

  41. Dustin Kimura vs. Jon Delos Reyes | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  42. Tae Hyun Bang vs. Kajan Johnson | 2014 - UFC 174
  43. Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  44. Mitch Clarke vs. Al Iaquinta | 2014 - UFC 173
  45. Emanuel Newton vs. Linton Vassell | 2014 - Bellator 130
  46. Fábio Maldonado vs. Gian Villante | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 38
  47. Alexis Davis vs. Jessica Eye | 2014 - UFC 170
  48. Paige VanZant vs. Kailin Curran | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 57
  49. Brad Pickett vs. Neil Seery | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 37
  50. Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Sean Soriano | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34

  51. Fabrício Werdum vs. Travis Browne | 2014 - UFC on FOX 11
  52. Rick Story vs. Gunnar Nelson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 53
  53. Sarah Kaufman vs. Leslie Smith II | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  54. Zach Makovsky vs. Josh Sampo | 2014 - UFC 170
  55. Tim Boetsch vs. Brad Tavares | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 47
  56. Dustin Ortiz vs. Justin Scoggins | 2014 - The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale
  57. Justin Gaethje vs. Richard Patishnock | 2014 - WSOF 8
  58. Fabrício Werdum vs. Mark Hunt | 2014 - UFC 180
  59. Jessica Penne vs. Randa Markos | 2014 - The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale
  60. Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Ramsey Nijem | 2014 - UFC 177

  61. Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 42
  62. Brian Ortega vs. Keoni Koch | 2014 - RFA 12
  63. Max Holloway vs. Clay Collard | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 49
  64. Costas Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  65. Aljamain Sterling vs. Cody Gibson | 2014 - UFC 170
  66. Jorge Masvidal vs. Daron Cruickshank | 2014 - UFC on FOX 12
  67. Joe Warren vs. Eduardo Dantas | 2014 - Bellator 128
  68. Max Holloway vs. Andre Fili | 2014 - UFC 172
  69. José Aldo vs. Ricardo Lamas | 2014 - UFC 169
  70. Daron Cruickshank vs. Mike Rio | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10

  71. Will Brooks vs. Michael Chandler II | 2014 - Bellator 131
  72. Chris Kelades vs. Paddy Holohan | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 54
  73. Joanna Jędrzejczyk vs. Cláudia Gadelha | 2014 - UFC on FOX 13
  74. Cole Miller vs. Sam Sicilia | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  75. Bobby Green vs. Josh Thomson | 2014 - UFC on FOX 12
  76. Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 57
  77. Iuri Alcântara vs. Wilson Reis | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  78. Charles Oliveira vs. Andy Ogle | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  79. Andre Fili vs. Felipe Arantes | 2014 - UFC 179
  80. Lucas Martins vs. Alex White | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45

  81. Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  82. Scott Jorgensen vs. Danny Martinez | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 42
  83. Mairbek Taisumov vs. Tae Hyun Bang | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  84. Justin Gaethje vs. Melvin Guillard | 2014 - WSOF 15
  85. Al Iaquinta vs. Ross Pearson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 55
  86. Alberto Mina vs. Shinsho Anzai | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 48
  87. Alexander Shlemenko vs. Brennan Ward | 2014 - Bellator 114
  88. Maximo Blanco vs. Daniel Hooker | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 52
  89. Valérie Létourneau vs. Elizabeth Phillips | 2014 - UFC 174
  90. Philipe Lins vs. James Heidlage | 2014 - Bellator 121

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