What is it about a beard that we all love so much?
It's a tough thing to define, but I think we love beards because they remind us of a simpler time.
You see a beard and what do you think of? A lumberjack, a farmer, Amish people... Zeus, Chuck Norris, how cool you, yourself, would look with a beard, or...I'm getting off track.
There's a certain simplicity to a beard, just as there is a certain simplicity to fighting.
We live in a complicated world these days and it's nice that two guys can step into a cage, shut out the world, and it's just them in there. There's something pure about that.
That's why we love a fighter with a beard. We see them in that cage —with their beards— and we wish that our lives could be that pure and simple.
...Either that or the beards just look cool. I don't really know what I'm talking about.
Anyways, let's take a look at the greatest facial hair we've ever seen in the UFC.
These fighters are not ranked in any order because that would be pointless. Among a list of bearded men, there can be no losers, only winners.