UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Saint PreuxRyan Bader vs. Ovince Saint Preux headlines UFC Fight Night 47, live on FOX Sports and FUEL TV, Thursday Aug 17 at 12pm AEST. Prelims on FUEL TV at 10am AEST Read More +
Anderson Silva didn't become someone considered by most to be the greatest mixed martial artist of all-time by following the pack or thinking like everyone else. That single-minded pursuit of a goal can leave hurt feelings along the way, particularly among those closest to the Brazilian icon.
Last month might have been the best month in UFC history.
Starting with International Fight Week, successful championship defenses by Ronda Rousey and Chris Weidman and BJ Penn's retirement, moving on to Cowboy Cerrone's second-round finish of Jim Miller and Conor McGregor capping off an incredible night in Dublin, and wrapping up with a tremendous collection of fights on FOX, July 2014 has to go down as one of the absolute best collections of performances and events ever.
At UFC on FOX: Lawler vs. Brown, one seven-fight win streak was born as Dennis Bermudez submitted Clay Guida and one seven-fight win streak was ended as Matt Brown was defeated by Robbie Lawler. A single win inside the Octagon deserves a celebration let alone an unbelievable seven in a row. In honor of Brown and Bermudez's impressive efforts, here is a list of the 21 fighters in UFC history who have hit that lucky number seven and gone beyond it.