Top 10 Wrestlers in MMA: Is Brock Lesnar No. 1?

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Top 10 Wrestlers in MMA: Is Brock Lesnar No. 1?

The art of wrestling in MMA is akin to the art of dribbling in basketball. With one, you will find the other. Recently (and by "recently," I mean in the last 17 years), MMA has become the ultimate proving ground for wrestlers.

Other than perhaps the Olympics, there is nowhere else for wrestlers to find the same competitive edge that amateur wrestling brings them.

Wrestling is a very integral part of MMA. In addition to being able to dictate where the fight takes place, which puts a fighter at a huge advantage, good wrestlers also have tremendous top control, which can help them throw punches from postured positions.

The following 11 fighters are those who have learned to use their wrestling to their distinct advantage. Sure, there are more than 11, but as far as these competitors go, they're the best of the best.


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