Opinion

The top five strikers in the UFC

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Martin Potter considers who are the top strikers in the UFC

WHILST grappling may be gripping (pun intended), there is nothing in combat sports that fans love more than a big knockout. Whether it comes from a head kick, spinning elbow or a good ol’ fashioned right hook, seeing a perfectly executed blow delivered by an elite level fighter to end a contest still elicits a response of shock and awe like little else in sport.

Here Martin Potter, aka @theboxingbrain, looks at five of the top striking technicians in the UFC. Apologies to the many great fighters who have missed out. Click below to read on.

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