There is nothing in this world that excites UFC fans more than genuine bad blood between fighters. Furthermore, the UFC is home to some of the greatest rivalries in MMA history. Here are the top 5 rivalries in the history of UFC.
One of the greatest rivalries in the UFC middleweight division. Silva and Sonnen stepped inside the octagon twice at UFC 117 and UFC 148. Silva won both the fights.
One of the greatest rivalries in the history of the entire UFC women's division. The pair clashed twice in a professional MMA bout. Once, in Strikeforce and the other time in the UFC. Both times, Rousey came on top by winning via submissions.
The greatest heavyweight rivalry of all time clashed twice inside the UFC octagon. Jones defeated Cormier both times. However, Jones' second victory was declared a no contest.
The rivals faced each other in the highest-selling UFC PPV to date. It was a fight filled with controversies. In the end, Nurmagomedov came out on top by winning the fight via submission at UFC 229.
Former teammates turned bitter rivals, T.J. Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt clashed twice at UFC 217 and UFC 227. Both times, Dillashaw was able to stop his former teammate.