Welcome to The Buzz List.
First, an introduction (in case you missed the last edition):
What you'll find in the following slides is not anything resembling fighter rankings. We've got plenty of those already.
The Buzz List, which will be published every two weeks, is our comprehensive look at the hottest things going on in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. If a fighter puts on a stellar performance that garners rave reviews, he might find his way onto the list. Or if another fighter says or does something dumb, well, he could also be included.
This is not a look at the best fighters in mixed martial arts. Sure, it may end up that way from time to time, but that's not the point. What we're doing here is presenting a look at the most popular and controversial fighters and topics from the current mixed martial arts landscape.
With the appetizer out of the way, let's get started with the meat and potatoes.