With its doubleheader on Saturday in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will cross the 100-event threshold in its UFC Fight Night series. It debuted on Aug. 6, 2005 on Spike TV as a supplement to the UFC’s pay-per-view schedule and in the 11-plus years since has provided MMA audiences with countless unforgettable memories: Rashad Evans’ head kick knockout on Sean Salmon, Josh Neer’s bloody triangle choke on Melvin Guillard and Chan Sung Jung’s twister on Leonard Garcia, to name but a few.
In the latest installment of the Sherdog Top 10 series, we examine the best UFC Fight Night main events of all-time. The list does not include headliners from “The Ultimate Fighter” Finale, UFC on FX, UFC on Fox, UFC on Fuel TV or UFC Live shows.
HONORABLE MENTIONS: John Lineker vs. John Dodson (UFC Fight Night 96), Yair Rodriguez vs. Alex Caceres (UFC Fight Night 92), Neil Magny vs. Kelvin Gastelum (UFC Fight Night 78), Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann (UFC Fight Night 27), Tarec Saffiedine vs. Hyun Gyu Lim (UFC Fight Night 34)
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