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What are the best fights to watch if you have never seen MMA?

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If you are new to MMA there is always going to be someone that wants to recommend the best fights to watch.

So what are the best fights to watch if you are new to MMA?

In a recent episode of the weighing in Podcast (towards the end of the show), Big John McCarthy and Joss Thomson discussed some of the best MMA fights to watch if you are totally new to the sport.

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Here is the list they came up with during a live discussion. I have added some YouTube videos here and there, some are just highlights etc, I think nearly all of these will be on UFC Fight Pass

Tell us in the comments below what's missing.

Josh Thomson vs Gilbert Melendez 2

Michael Chandler vs Eddie Alvarez 1 and 2

Rory McDonald vs Robbie Lawler

Demetrious Johnson vs Henry Cejudo 1 and 2

Tyson Griffin vs Clay Guida UFC 72

No vids.

Dennis Bermudez vs Matt grice UFC 157

Marco Polo Reyes vs Dong Hyun Kim UFC 199

Cub Swanson vs Doo Ho Choi

Frankie Edgar vs Tyson Griffin

No vids

Frankie Edgar vs Gray Maynard 2 and 3

Specifically for Georges St-Pierre

GSP vs Michael Bisping

GSP vs Frank Trigg

UFC 48 GSP vs Jay Hieron

GSP vs Mayhem Miller

No vids

Derek Campos vs Brandon Girtz 1, 2 and 3

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