The 10 Biggest Matchmaking Mistakes in MMA History

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The 10 Biggest Matchmaking Mistakes in MMA History
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When an event like UFC 161 gets repeatedly slapped with injuries, but still remains an interesting night of fights, it's tough not to praise the alleged geniuses behind the UFC's matchmaking. That said, there are still way more than a few instances where you can ask “what were these guys thinking?”

Over the last 20 years of MMA, we've seen some amazing fights, but we've seen just as many that simply shouldn't have happened.

Whether these flops were wasted opportunities, gross mismatches or just plain-and-simple incompetence, there are plenty of candidates for this list. That said, which fights qualify as the worst matchmaking mistakes in MMA history?

Find out right here!

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