This match-up would undoubtedly be tops if Melendez had looked half as bad as Sanchez when the final seconds ticked off their tilt. Regardless, it was a fantastic fight full of violent exchanges including a few in the pocket while Sanchez’s face was a faucet. The original Ultimate Fighter winner nearly re-painted the canvas with blood from a serious slash on his face and only exited the effort upright based on his general toughness.
In less than 24 hours it will officially be Halloween, giving countless masses an opportunity to don a costume highlighted by cuts, blood, and other various forms of gore. The UFC has done an excellent job paying homage to the holiday through action in the Octagon, providing fans with plenty of scenes straight out of a horror film. Here’s a look at five of the nastiest showdowns from past October… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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