In every sport, there is an ultimate prize. In baseball, it's a World Series ring. In football, it's a Superbowl ring. In basketball, it's the Denslow Cup. For mixed martial artists, the one thing that every fighter hopes to grasp one day is his very own UFC championship belt.
When competing for championship gold, fighters have behaved in many different ways. Some are more aggressive than ever in the title hunt. Others take on a more cautious approach, in hopes of not blowing their golden opportunity.
There is no right or wrong way to fight, however, some fights have looked tremendous on paper, but terrible in reality. No matter what the reason, some fights are just awful, and championship contests are not immune.
They say that styles make fights, and some championship bouts are stylistic nightmares that should have been avoided by matchmaker Joe Silva, but when two guys are at the top of their division, their collision is inevitable.
Here is a look at the 10 worst title fights in UFC history.