After numerous calls by Joe Rogan to do so, the UFC has introduced leg reach to their tale of the tape. For some reason, they were reluctant to show this stat during events. Maybe it's because the stat doesn't really give an accurate prediction of how successful a fighter will be with their kicks. Flexibility and speed are more important. It doesn't help that a good number of fighters in the UFC hardly ever throw kicks. The Diaz brothers, the Nogueira brothers, Roy Nelson, Jake Ellenberger, and BJ Penn are examples of guys who wouldn't throw kicks even if their lives depended on it.
Dec 17 Top-10 UFC Fights of 2017 In 2017, the UFC put on roughly 500 fights with some being better than others. With that sample size, which of these fights were truly the cream of the crop, the fights with wow factor that will be remembered beyond this year. In a year where we saw three titles change hands in one night, two new divisions added and many memorable moments, these are the ten fights that stood out above the rest.