When the Ultimate Fighting Championship signed its historic broadcast deal with Fox in 2011, it was viewed as a seminal moment in mixed martial arts. Much has changed in the six-plus years since. The thrill associated with knockouts and submissions has not.
The UFC has staged 24 shows on the network television powerhouse, which has provided exposure for many of the organization’s top talents, from Junior dos Santos, Robbie Lawler and Demetrious Johnson to Valentina Shevchenko, Nate Diaz and T.J. Dillashaw. Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman takes his turn in the free-TV spotlight and aims to snap a three-fight losing streak when he faces Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC on Fox 25 headliner this Saturday at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.
In advance of the event, the latest installment in the Sherdog Top 10 series highlights the fastest finishes in UFC on Fox history.
HONORABLE MENTIONS: Rafael dos Anjos def. Donald Cerrone, 1:06 (UFC on Fox 17) Chad Mendes def. Darren Elkins, 1:08 (UFC on Fox 7), Gegard Mousasi def. Dan Henderson, 1:10 (UFC on Fox 14), Felipe Silva def. Shane Campbell, 1:13 (UFC on Fox 21), Anthony Johnson def. Ryan Bader, 1:26 (UFC on Fox 18), James Krause def. Daron Cruickshank, 1:27 (UFC on Fox 16), Alex White def. Estevan Payan, 1:28 (UFC on Fox 11)
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