UFC: 25 Bold Predictions for MMA’s Top Fighters in 2012

The bus does not stop in 2011.  In fact, it’s going faster.The UFC has done nearly everything right over the past 12 months, including signing Alistair Overeem and Nick Diaz.But despite these pound-for-pound newcomers, current champions and respec…

The bus does not stop in 2011.  In fact, it’s going faster.

The UFC has done nearly everything right over the past 12 months, including signing Alistair Overeem and Nick Diaz.

But despite these pound-for-pound newcomers, current champions and respective contenders are poised for big campaigns entering the new year.

With that said, here are 25 bold predictions for the top MMA fighters in 2012.

Sorry, but these guys failed to make the list:

Kenny Florian, Donald Cerrone, Shane Carwin, Daniel Cormier, Josh Koscheck, Wanderlei Silva, Mark Munoz, Gray Maynard, Ian McCall, Phil Davis, and Minotauro Nogueira.

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UFC: 5 Reasons Fans Love to Hate Brock Lesnar

There are many reasons why Brock Lesnar is the UFC’s most hated fighter.His outspoken, hard-nosed, grizzled attitude often expels the ordinary characteristics of a professional MMA fighter.Lesnar says what’s on his mind, never backs down in the media a…

There are many reasons why Brock Lesnar is the UFC’s most hated fighter.

His outspoken, hard-nosed, grizzled attitude often expels the ordinary characteristics of a professional MMA fighter.

Lesnar says what’s on his mind, never backs down in the media and neglects to respect the historic accomplishments of his often legendary opponents.

Time in and time out, fans refuse to accept Lesnar for what he is.  A dynamic character who possesses the drive and sheer athleticism to do nearly anything he wants to in sports.

While that notion often impedes the respect he’s given as a UFC heavyweight title contender, Lesnar is still beloved by fans across the world.

Here are five reasons why fans love to hate Lesnar and his lumberjack-esque personality.

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UFC: Catchy Slogans for the Top 10 MMA Fighters

There are so many intriguing MMA fighters in the world today.From the UFC to Strikeforce, United States to Japan, athletes have provided fans with unbelievable fights, legendary interviews and an all-around untouchable persona.Based on what we know fro…

There are so many intriguing MMA fighters in the world today.

From the UFC to Strikeforce, United States to Japan, athletes have provided fans with unbelievable fights, legendary interviews and an all-around untouchable persona.

Based on what we know from the past, as well as the future, here are 10 catchy slogans for the best fighters in MMA.

If it’s not funny, I would like to apologize in advance.  At least we can still laugh at Dick Clark come Saturday night.

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Anderson Silva vs. Thales Leites and the 13 Worst Mismatches in UFC History

For nearly 20 years, the UFC has produced some of the greatest fights in MMA history.Forrest Griffin vs. Stephan Bonnar, Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva, Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Couture, Dan Henderson vs. Shogun Rua and anything involving Royce Gracie…

For nearly 20 years, the UFC has produced some of the greatest fights in MMA history.

Forrest Griffin vs. Stephan Bonnar, Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva, Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Couture, Dan Henderson vs. Shogun Rua and anything involving Royce Gracie prior to 2006.

However, it’s fairly impossible to weed out these legendary battles without witnessing some of the most one-sided bouts imaginable.

With that said. based on pre-fight hype, accumulated damage and overall dominance, here are the 13 biggest mismatches in UFC history.

Sorry in advance if I fail to list one of your favorites.

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UFC on FOX 2: 10 Reasons Why It Will Be the Best Event of 2012

Leading up to the new year, there’s one UFC event that soars above all others.UFC on FOX 2.Now while UFC 144 in Japan seems ready to capitalize the MMA world on numerous international levels, the next installment of Dana White’s seven-year deal with FO…

Leading up to the new year, there’s one UFC event that soars above all others.

UFC on FOX 2.

Now while UFC 144 in Japan seems ready to capitalize the MMA world on numerous international levels, the next installment of Dana White‘s seven-year deal with FOX still proves more worthy than the rest.

Not only will the event feature three main fights compared to the sole heavyweight championship bout between Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez at UFC on FOX 1, which lasted only minutes, but the nationally broadcast card will showcase two No. 1 contender bouts.

One being Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis in the light heavyweight division, and the other being Chael Sonnen vs. Mark Munoz in the middleweight division.

The Octagon ability by all four fighters makes this event unique, but it’s the future championship implications that make it special.  The winner of each fight will ultimately get the chance to take on one of the most dominate pound-for-pound fighters in the world, in their respective divisions.  Anderson Silva and Jon Jones.

With that said, on top of this explosive card coming at no charge for well-deserving fans, here are 10 reasons why UFC on FOX 2 will be the best event of 2012.

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12 Fighters the UFC Needs to Sign Immediately

The UFC is becoming more popular by the minute.President Dana White has done his absolute best in bringing the most skilled MMA fighters in the world to the UFC, offering loyal fans the most diverse fightcards on a month-to-month basis.Prominent names …

The UFC is becoming more popular by the minute.

President Dana White has done his absolute best in bringing the most skilled MMA fighters in the world to the UFC, offering loyal fans the most diverse fightcards on a month-to-month basis.

Prominent names like Alistair Overeem, Nick Diaz, Hatsu Hioki and Fabricio Werdum have made their way to the UFC over the past few months, translating into deeper and more extravagant divisions.

Heading into 2012, following Brock Lesnar‘s destruction of Overeem at UFC 141, White and the Fertitta brothers need to do everything in their power to continue this expansion trend.

With that said, here are 12 fighters that the UFC needs to sign, now.

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