Top 10 Lightweight Title Fights in MMA History

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Top 10 Lightweight Title Fights in MMA History
Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
The UFC's latest lightweight title fight has many of us looking back on other great lightweight title fights.

So this past Saturday, we saw another chapter added to the legend of Benson Henderson. In a dominating performance, Henderson defeated Nate Diaz and let the world know that he intended to keep his lightweight belt for a very long time.

With that development, many of us have been looking back on other great moments in the lightweight division and, naturally, that leads us to looking at title fights. So what are the greatest bouts where the belt was on the line?

What are the fights that made us love this division, and who are the great fighters who have reigned over a weight class that is widely considered the best in the sport today? Find out right here, as we whittle things down to the Top 10 Lightweight Title Fights in MMA History.

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