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  1. 1

    Donald Cerrone vs. Adriano Martins mmaweekly.com
    Cerrone vs. Martins
    Donald Cerrone | KO/TKO | Round 1
    2014 | UFC on FOX 10
  2. 2

    Dong Hyun Kim vs. John Hathaway mmaweekly.com
    Kim vs. Hathaway
    Dong Hyun Kim | KO/TKO | Round 3
    2014 | UFC Fight Night
  3. 3

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

    Dan Henderson vs. Maurício Rua II mmaweekly.com
    Henderson vs. Rua II
    Dan Henderson | KO/TKO | Round 3
    2014 | UFC Fight Night 38
  5. 5

    Luke Rockhold vs. Costas Philippou mmaweekly.com
    Rockhold vs. Philippou
    Luke Rockhold | KO/TKO | Round 1
    2014 | UFC Fight Night 35
  6. 6

    Roy Nelson vs. Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira mmaweekly.com
    Nelson vs. Nogueira
    Roy Nelson | KO/TKO | Round 1
    2014 | UFC Fight Night 39
  7. 7

    Anthony Johnson vs. Mike Kyle mmaweekly.com
    Johnson vs. Kyle
    Anthony Johnson | KO/TKO | Round 1
    2014 | WSOF 8
  8. 8

    Daron Cruickshank vs. Mike Rio mmaweekly.com
    Cruickshank vs. Rio
    Daron Cruickshank | KO/TKO | Round 2
    2014 | UFC on FOX 10
  9. 9

    Godofredo Pepey vs. Noad Lahat
    Pepey vs. Lahat
    Godofredo Pepey | KO/TKO | Round 1
    2014 | UFC Fight Night 38
  10. 10

    Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa mmaweekly.com
    Gustafsson vs. Manuwa
    Alexander Gustafsson | KO/TKO | RD 2
    2014 | UFC Fight Night 37

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  1. Yoel Romero vs. Derek Brunson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 35
  2. Chris Beal vs. Patrick Williams | 2014 - UFC 172
  3. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barão | 2014 - UFC 173
  4. Max Holloway vs. Will Chope | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  5. Nikita Krylov vs. Walt Harris | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  6. Danny Castillo vs. Charlie Brenneman | 2014 - UFC 172
  7. Ryan Ford vs. Joel Powell | 2014 - WSOF Canada 1
  8. KJ Noons vs. Sam Stout | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  9. Johnny Eduardo vs. Eddie Wineland | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  10. Stephen Thompson vs. Robert Whittaker | 2014 - UFC 170

  11. Derek Anderson vs. Brandon Girtz | 2014 - Bellator 113
  12. Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  13. Daron Cruickshank vs. Erik Koch | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  14. Justin Gaethje vs. Richard Patishnock | 2014 - WSOF 8
  15. C.B. Dollaway vs. Cezar Ferreira | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 38
  16. Matt Mitrione vs. Shawn Jordan | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  17. Renan Barão vs. Urijah Faber II | 2014 - UFC 169
  18. Ronda Rousey vs. Sara McMann | 2014 - UFC 170
  19. Quinton Jackson vs. Christian M'Pumbu | 2014 - Bellator 110
  20. Patricky Freire vs. David Rickels | 2014 - Bellator 113

  21. Anthony Johnson vs. Antônio Rogério Nogueira | 2014 - UFC on FOX 12
  22. Josh Burkman vs. Tyler Stinson | 2014 - WSOF 9
  23. Ronda Rousey vs. Alexis Davis | 2014 - UFC 175
  24. Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 52
  25. Alexander Volkov vs. Siala Siliga | 2014 - Bellator 116
  26. Costas Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  27. Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  28. Erik Koch vs. Rafaello Oliveira | 2014 - UFC 170
  29. Tyler Stinson vs. Valdir Araujo | 2014 - WSOF 8
  30. Luis Palomino vs. Jorge Patino | 2014 - WSOF 8

  31. Erick Silva vs. Takenori Sato | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  32. Mike Pyle vs. TJ Waldburger | 2014 - UFC 170
  33. Emanuel Newton vs. Joey Beltran | 2014 - Bellator 124
  34. Eddie Wineland vs. Yves Jabouin | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  35. Luke Barnatt vs. Mats Nilsson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 37
  36. Brett Cooper vs. Kendall Grove | 2014 - Bellator 114
  37. Andrei Arlovski vs. Antônio Silva II | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 51
  38. Andrey Koreshkov vs. Nah-shon Burrell | 2014 - Bellator 112
  39. Daniel Cormier vs. Patrick Cummins | 2014 - UFC 170
  40. Nicolas Dalby vs. Sergei Churilov | 2014 - Cage Warriors 66

  41. Rafael dos Anjos vs. Benson Henderson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 49
  42. Hyung Bin Yoon vs. Takaya Tsukuda | 2014 - Road FC 14
  43. Rob Font vs. George Roop | 2014 - UFC 175
  44. Damir Hadzovic vs. John Maguire | 2014 - Cage Warriors 66
  45. Tae Hyun Bang vs. Kajan Johnson | 2014 - UFC 174
  46. Thiago Santos vs. Ronny Markes | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 38
  47. Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Yojiro Uchimura | 2014 - VTJ 4th
  48. Munguntsooj Nandinerdene vs. Byung Hyun Lee | 2014 - Road FC: Korea 1
  49. Cosmo Alexandre vs. Rey Trujillo | 2014 - Legacy FC 28
  50. Francinei Farinazo vs. Thiago Nunes | 2014 - Jungle Fight 64

  51. Adriano Martins vs. Juan Manuel Puig | 2014 - The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale
  52. John Hackleman Jr. vs. Howard LaCroix | 2014 - RFA 12
  53. Yoon Jun Lee vs. Won Gi Kim | 2014 - Road FC: Korea 1
  54. Alex Sandro vs. André de Jesus | 2014 - NCF 19
  55. Edson Barboza vs. Evan Dunham | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  56. Lucas Martins vs. Alex White | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  57. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Joe Soto | 2014 - UFC 177
  58. Sam Oropeza vs. Cristiano Souza | 2014 - Bellator 112
  59. Tony Ferguson vs. Katsunori Kikuno | 2014 - UFC 173
  60. Doo Je Jung vs. Yong Jae Lee | 2014 - Road FC: Korea 1

  61. Luis Felix vs. Drew Fickett | 2014 - CES 22
  62. Daniel Gallemore vs. Fredrick Brown | 2014 - Bellator 113
  63. Mike Garret vs. Sam Heron | 2014 - WCMMA 14
  64. Lavar Johnson vs. Ryan Martinez | 2014 - Bellator 111
  65. Cain Carrizosa vs. Chris Quitiquit | 2014 - Tachi PF 18
  66. Jordan Mein vs. Mike Pyle | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 49
  67. Emmanuel Walo vs. Derrick Kennington | 2014 - CFFC 31
  68. Geraldo Guimarães Jr. vs. Jurandir Sardinha | 2014 - Shooto Brazil 46
  69. Nae Chul Kim vs. Ryuta Noji | 2014 - Road FC 14
  70. Robert Covington IV vs. Nathan Pierce | 2014 - Hardrock MMA 60

  71. Lewis Monarch vs. Patrick Jalloh | 2014 - M4TC: 13
  72. Thales Leites vs. Francis Carmont | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 49
  73. Ryan Jimmo vs. Sean O'Connell | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  74. Michał Andryszak vs. Paweł Słowiński | 2014 - KSW 26
  75. Tim Boetsch vs. Brad Tavares | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 47
  76. Min Woo Kim vs. Dong Jin Lee | 2014 - Road FC: Korea 1
  77. Shaun Taylor vs. Nayeb Hezam | 2014 - Europa MMA 1
  78. Leodegario Muniz vs. Jose Villanueva | 2014 - Ring Of Combat 47
  79. Luis Gonzalez vs. Damon Wood | 2014 - Tachi PF 18
  80. Soo Chul Kim vs. Motonobu Tezuka | 2014 - Road FC 14

  81. Joanna Bess vs. Kerri Jenkins | 2014 - Hardrock MMA 63
  82. Boston Salmon vs. Perceu Friza | 2014 - RFA 12
  83. James Whittet vs. Will Davies | 2014 - Cage Warriors 67
  84. Juha-Pekka Vainikainen vs. Pedro Morcillo | 2014 - Cage 25
  85. Abdul Razak vs. Matt Jones | 2014 - Bellator 111
  86. Djatmiko Waluyo vs. Magno Alexandre | 2014 - Jungle Fight 64
  87. Andrey Koreshkov vs. Justin Baesman | 2014 - Bellator 118
  88. Soa Palelei vs. Ruan Potts | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  89. Thomas de Almeida vs. Vinicius Zani | 2014 - MMA Super Heroes 3
  90. Luis Santos vs. Alfredo Morales | 2014 - XFC International 3

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