Top 50 Fighters in MMA History: Is Fedor Emelianenko the Greatest Ever?
Though the origins of Mixed Martial Arts can be traced as far back as the Ancient Greeks, MMA as we know it began in 1993 with the first Ultimate Fighting Championship—a competition designed to pit various Martial Arts styles against one another to see which Art was most effective in combat.
From the humble and violent, style vs. style beginnings of UFC 1, the sport of Mixed Martial Arts has evolved into a fully fledged sport where competitors must train and become proficient in all aspects of the fight game.
While MMA as a sport is still in its infancy, there has been no shortage of great fighters who have competed within its confines.
Without any further ado, I present you with the 50 Greatest Fighters in MMA's young history.