Any classic UFC fights or FOTY candidates that took place on the prelims?

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  1. Not A Real Fan

    Not A Real Fan Purple Belt

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    I'm not simply talking Fight of the Night. There are many of those on the prelims. I'm talking top 5/top 10 fight of the year. A classic fight.

    A WEC equivalent is Korean Zombie v. Leonard Garcia, which was on the prelims on WEC 48.

    Any for the UFC?
     
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    chunglii No Me Duele Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Dong Hyun Kim vs Marco Polo Reyes

    Dennis Bermudez vs Matt Grice is a great fight (underrated imo) that was on the UFC 157 prelims
     
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    Dong "Maestro" Hyun Kim vs Marco Polo Reyes
     
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    I don't remember Bermudez vs Grice being on the main card.
     
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    Dammit, you beat me by like 5 seconds ahah
     
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    Grice vs Bermudez.
     
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    Robbie Lawler vs Aaron Riley way back at UFC 37 (Robbie's UFC debut and first fight on the card--wasn't shown live on the PPV, but a replay was)
     
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    Somehow I've never seen that. Sounds like it's worth watching?
     
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    Matt grice vs Matt veach, Rick story vs kelvin gastelum, olivera vs lentz 1, manny gamburyan vs omigawa, yul chul nam vs tokudome, Jon de Los Reyes vs Sagcha an
     
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    Yup.
     
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    Korean Zombie vs Leonard Garcia
    Frankie Edgar vs Tyson Griffin
    Clay Guida vs Ben Henderson
     
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    Monkadelic Mr. Bulldops

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    Came in here to say this. Bonkers fight.
     
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    Yup . . .

    From Full Contact Fighter back in May 2002
     
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    Paul Kelly vs Paul Taylor
    Kyung Ho Kang vs Michinori Tanaka
     
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    Bermudez Grice is one of the craziest fights ever. Real shame it wasn't a draw.
     
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    As another poster said

    Frankie Edgar Vs Tyson Griffin was an awesome fight, not sure if it was on the prelims though.
     
  17. Not trying to be the guy who wants to prove TS wrong, but wasn't that WEC card Leonard Garcia and KZ fought for the first time not technically a WEC card? I know fight finder has it as WEC 48, but I specifically remember that card not being titled WEC or UFC. It was a zuffa PPV (WEC wasn't doing PPVs at the time), but I don't think it was under any promotional banner other than zuffa. This was riiiiiiiight before the UFC absorbed the WEC. Maybe I'm wrong.
     
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    cookdaddy OG of OG's

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    Lawler vs Riley and Salaverry vs Semenov both from UFC 37 undercard and both worth watching. If you are a Lawler fan and haven't seen the Riley fight, do so now. And the Salaverry/Semenov is highly underrated and mostly unknown fight but had some amazing ground transitions and submission escapes. Also, Sam Stout vs Spencer Fisher 1 was on UFC 58 prelims and was an absolute war.
     

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