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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

    Yoel Romero vs. Derek Brunson mmaweekly.com
    Romero vs. Brunson
    Yoel Romero | KO/TKO | Round 3
    2014 | UFC Fight Night 35
  10. 10

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

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  1. Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 37
  2. Chris Beal vs. Patrick Williams | 2014 - UFC 172
  3. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barão | 2014 - UFC 173
  4. Nikita Krylov vs. Walt Harris | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  5. Max Holloway vs. Will Chope | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 34
  6. Danny Castillo vs. Charlie Brenneman | 2014 - UFC 172
  7. Ryan Ford vs. Joel Powell | 2014 - WSOF Canada 1
  8. Stephen Thompson vs. Robert Whittaker | 2014 - UFC 170
  9. KJ Noons vs. Sam Stout | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  10. Derek Anderson vs. Brandon Girtz | 2014 - Bellator 113

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

  21. Josh Burkman vs. Tyler Stinson | 2014 - WSOF 9
  22. Tyler Stinson vs. Valdir Araujo | 2014 - WSOF 8
  23. Luis Palomino vs. Jorge Patino | 2014 - WSOF 8
  24. Ronda Rousey vs. Alexis Davis | 2014 - UFC 175
  25. Alexander Volkov vs. Siala Siliga | 2014 - Bellator 116
  26. Erik Koch vs. Rafaello Oliveira | 2014 - UFC 170
  27. Erick Silva vs. Takenori Sato | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 36
  28. Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  29. Mike Pyle vs. TJ Waldburger | 2014 - UFC 170
  30. Costas Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40

  31. Eddie Wineland vs. Yves Jabouin | 2014 - UFC on FOX 10
  32. Luke Barnatt vs. Mats Nilsson | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 37
  33. Andrey Koreshkov vs. Nah-shon Burrell | 2014 - Bellator 112
  34. Brett Cooper vs. Kendall Grove | 2014 - Bellator 114
  35. Daniel Cormier vs. Patrick Cummins | 2014 - UFC 170
  36. Nicolas Dalby vs. Sergei Churilov | 2014 - Cage Warriors 66
  37. Anthony Johnson vs. Antônio Rogério Nogueira | 2014 - UFC on FOX 12
  38. Hyung Bin Yoon vs. Takaya Tsukuda | 2014 - Road FC 14
  39. Sam Oropeza vs. Cristiano Souza | 2014 - Bellator 112
  40. John Hackleman Jr. vs. Howard LaCroix | 2014 - RFA 12

  41. Francinei Farinazo vs. Thiago Nunes | 2014 - Jungle Fight 64
  42. Damir Hadzovic vs. John Maguire | 2014 - Cage Warriors 66
  43. Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Yojiro Uchimura | 2014 - VTJ 4th
  44. Thiago Santos vs. Ronny Markes | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 38
  45. Munguntsooj Nandinerdene vs. Byung Hyun Lee | 2014 - Road FC: Korea 1
  46. Cosmo Alexandre vs. Rey Trujillo | 2014 - Legacy FC 28
  47. Tae Hyun Bang vs. Kajan Johnson | 2014 - UFC 174
  48. Rob Font vs. George Roop | 2014 - UFC 175
  49. Yoon Jun Lee vs. Won Gi Kim | 2014 - Road FC: Korea 1
  50. Alex Sandro vs. André de Jesus | 2014 - NCF 19

  51. Doo Je Jung vs. Yong Jae Lee | 2014 - Road FC: Korea 1
  52. Luis Felix vs. Drew Fickett | 2014 - CES 22
  53. Daniel Gallemore vs. Fredrick Brown | 2014 - Bellator 113
  54. Mike Garret vs. Sam Heron | 2014 - WCMMA 14
  55. Adriano Martins vs. Juan Manuel Puig | 2014 - The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale
  56. Cain Carrizosa vs. Chris Quitiquit | 2014 - Tachi PF 18
  57. Nae Chul Kim vs. Ryuta Noji | 2014 - Road FC 14
  58. Lavar Johnson vs. Ryan Martinez | 2014 - Bellator 111
  59. Emmanuel Walo vs. Derrick Kennington | 2014 - CFFC 31
  60. Geraldo Guimarães Jr. vs. Jurandir Sardinha | 2014 - Shooto Brazil 46

  61. Robert Covington IV vs. Nathan Pierce | 2014 - Hardrock MMA 60
  62. Tony Ferguson vs. Katsunori Kikuno | 2014 - UFC 173
  63. Lewis Monarch vs. Patrick Jalloh | 2014 - M4TC: 13
  64. Boston Salmon vs. Perceu Friza | 2014 - RFA 12
  65. Min Woo Kim vs. Dong Jin Lee | 2014 - Road FC: Korea 1
  66. Luis Gonzalez vs. Damon Wood | 2014 - Tachi PF 18
  67. Michał Andryszak vs. Paweł Słowiński | 2014 - KSW 26
  68. Leodegario Muniz vs. Jose Villanueva | 2014 - Ring Of Combat 47
  69. Shaun Taylor vs. Nayeb Hezam | 2014 - Europa MMA 1
  70. Soo Chul Kim vs. Motonobu Tezuka | 2014 - Road FC 14

  71. Joanna Bess vs. Kerri Jenkins | 2014 - Hardrock MMA 63
  72. Djatmiko Waluyo vs. Magno Alexandre | 2014 - Jungle Fight 64
  73. James Whittet vs. Will Davies | 2014 - Cage Warriors 67
  74. Juha-Pekka Vainikainen vs. Pedro Morcillo | 2014 - Cage 25
  75. Abdul Razak vs. Matt Jones | 2014 - Bellator 111
  76. Ryan Jimmo vs. Sean O'Connell | 2014 - UFC Fight Night
  77. Andrey Koreshkov vs. Justin Baesman | 2014 - Bellator 118
  78. Soa Palelei vs. Ruan Potts | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 40
  79. Thomas de Almeida vs. Vinicius Zani | 2014 - MMA Super Heroes 3
  80. Michele Angelo vs. Roberta Gomes | 2014 - MMA Super Heroes 3

  81. Eric dos Santos vs. Clecio Pereira | 2014 - Shooto Brazil 46
  82. Makoto Sasaki vs. Sen Nakadai | 2014 - ZST 39
  83. Leonardo Mafra vs. Alexandre Gonçalves | 2014 - NCF 19
  84. Matheus Mattos vs. Jefferson Oliveira | 2014 - Jungle Fight 64
  85. Hyo Ryeong Kim vs. In Haeng Cho | 2014 - Road FC: Korea 1
  86. Lucas Martins vs. Alex White | 2014 - UFC Fight Night 45
  87. Tomasz Drwal vs. Delson Heleno | 2014 - Pro MMA Challenge 1
  88. Kamil Szymuszowski vs. Radosław Żaglewski | 2014 - PLMMA 27
  89. Rayner Silva vs. Sidney Oliveira | 2014 - Jungle Fight 64
  90. Azunna Anyanwu vs. Joe Stripling | 2014 - CFFC 32

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