Left-handed fighters, better known as southpaws, have caused trouble for many right-handed fighters throughout history.
The history of boxing dates back to ancient Sumer, ancient Egypt and ancient Greece, but the southpaw stance began with western boxing well over 200 years ago and has since transitioned over to Mixed Martial Arts.
Standing with the right foot forward and left foot back, the southpaw is the exact opposite of a right-handed orthodox stance and poses many potential dangers to fighters that haven’t trained properly for a southpaw.
Some of the most famous southpaw boxers include, Marvin Hagler, Hector Camacho, Winky Wright, Joe Calzaghe and Manny Pacquiao.
Boxing has now made its way into MMA and is trained as one of the top three disciplines, along with Muay Thai and grappling.
In this slideshow, we will examine the top 10 best left-handed fighters in MMA today, starting with the No. 10 ranking and moving down to the best southpaw at No. 1.