The 10 Most Anticipated Fights in UFC History, Before UFC 116

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The 10 Most Anticipated Fights in UFC History, Before UFC 116

Thanks to Fabricio Werdum, the long-awaited heavyweight showdown between pro-wrestling convert Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin on July 3 will be for the right to succeed Fedor Emelianenko as the sport's heavyweight king—a mantle that's been his since that first battle with Nogueira at the Yokohama Arena, just over seven years ago.

In anticipation of such a monumental torch passing, I thought it's best to take a look at the 10 fights that made the week before—and sometimes a whole lot longer—absolute torture.

Enjoy.

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