10 Incredibly-Short Turnarounds Between UFC Fights

MMA: a field where you work every day, but only show up to work about four times a year.

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Mixed martial arts takes an unbelievable toll on the human body. Hell, even training for a fight is grueling, with extreme weight cuts and multiple training sessions a day usually proving more difficult than the fights themselves. Because of all this, professional fighters can reasonably be considered the fittest human beings on the planet, and they are perfectly justified in taking a few months off between fights on average.

Well, most of the time, anyway.

In most cases, after a UFC competitor fights, we can reasonably expect not to see them fight again for three to six months (or, in some cases, longer). But these ten fighters turned that expectation on its head, as each of them accepted a second fight within a month of their previous one.

In the interest of fairness, I will not be including the UFC Ultimate Ultimate tournament participants in this list, otherwise, the list would be composed almost entirely of those individuals. Though major props to the Dan Severns, the Don Fryes, and the Mark Colemans of the world, who used to fight multiple times in one night before people realized how totally-and-completely unsafe it was.

So, with that in mind, let's take a look at ten masochistic modern-era fighters who had an incredibly-short turnaround between two fights...


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