The UFC is home to some of the best fighters that exist in the world. The roster of these fighters has the absolute real talent in this sports activity and if you look at its depth, it is unmatched absolutely. But then, these fighters don’t always have all of the great talents. They’ll always find themselves in positions whereby competing for promotion selects a fighter whom they will groom him/her to other special opportunities and it all rolls down to the hands of UFC to go out in a free agency to acquire that particular fighter. Herein are some of the biggest UFC fighters you need to know;
This fighter is popular by the name The Spider. He is a former UFC middleweight titleholder who held the title for 2457 days. He recorded the longest title streak in UFC history. No one has ever recorded the same again. He has been referred by UFC president as the greatest Mixed Martial Artist of all time. He is known all over the world for his well-rounded game that was shown by his nightmarish strikes an incredible speed. This fighter has to date managed to garner 34 wins with 22 technical knockouts and 4 submissions.
He is referred to as many as The Natural. This is a former Army sergeant in the U.S. He is known by many for he was a two-time lightweight winner and a three-time heavyweight titleholder. He set a record of becoming the first person to hold titles in two different divisions in the franchise history. It’s only Georges St. Pierre, Conor McGregor and BJ Penn who have managed to date to achieve what this man did. This fighter has managed to complete 16 title fights and he is the one that has recorded most UFC titles in the heavyweight division with 6 wins. Couture is the only UFC athlete who has gone to an extent of winning a championship after joining fame of organization. People remember this champion for his deadly pound and ground skills.
He is presently the popular MMA fighter in the world. He is referred by many people as The Notorious. In his career chart, he has managed to compete in different categories ranging from welterweight, lightweight to featherweight. He is the current UFC lightweight titleholder and the only one who has recorded the fastest possible win in this franchise history in just a period of 13 seconds at UFC 194. He is known to many for his brutal trash taking skills and the lightning-fast strikes both at the outside and inside the octagon. This person has managed to take 21 wins to date with 18 technical knockouts and a single submission.
This fighter is well referred by MMA site Sherdog as the greatest featherweight in MMA history. He is known for his powerful KOs, unparalleled ground game and stamina. He was the first ever featherweight UFC title holder and he has managed to make 7 title defenses successfully. He has a total of 15Kos and a single submission.