Fighting is a test of your body, sure, but it’s also a test of your mind. Some of the greatest fighters in history have landed blows before the bell even rang. Smack talk is a great way to get in your opponent’s head, and mixed martial artists have learned it can be very effective. In this feature, we’ll spotlight the ten best smack talkers in MMA and share some of their greatest lines.
Yoshiyuki Yoshida at "UFC: Fight for the Troops" and his nasty brawl with Georges St-Pierre. Kos has even talked crap about his former training partners, wishing that the American Kickboxing Academy where he learned much of his stand-up game would burn to the ground.
The introduction of women’s fighting to the UFC has drawn criticism from long-time fight fans, but these ladies can get it done in the Octagon just as hard as men can. And they can talk trash, too. The female MMA fighter with the most brutal mouth is probably Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey, who puts just about anyone who crosses her path on blast. Her recent explosion on Cris “Cyborg” Santos was epic.
Money Quote: "She can either do the drugs and fight me at 135 and have the drugs be just as much a detriment as a help to her during the weight cut, or she can cut out all the doping
and make the weight easily. As long as she makes 135, I don't care if she's injecting horse semen into her eyeballs but that's the only way I feel it would be a fair fight."
Money Quote: “Anderson Silva’s got a black belt under the Nogueiras. I think a black belt
under the Nogueiras is saying, like, I got a free toy in my Happy Meal. I don’t really understand what the big deal is.”