MMA is lucky.
Despite its fearsome reputation, the sport is chock full of fighters who work hard, love their families and honor their profession and each other. In nine cases out of 10, MMA fighters are respectful and respectable people.
This slideshow is about the other one.
It seems that no apple barrel is immune to a little spoilage. And when your chosen source of income entails hitting, kicking and twisting another man’s body parts, there’s going to be some bad seeds in the mix.
Every now and then, the result of that equation is a cheap shot. What follows are the 25 dirtiest, nastiest cheapest cheap shots the sport of mixed martial arts has ever produced. Some are cringeworthy, some are strange and most are, to be frank, rather hilarious, in that easy-for-me-to-say kind of way.