It’s been a few years since Jardine was part of the UFC but his time in the Octagon was certainly memorable, involving instances of success against Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin along the way. His herky-jerky style threw plenty of opponents off during his run in the organization but not Bader. Though “Darth” seemed to have things in hand entering the third round of their 2010 tilt, it didn’t keep him from pressing the pace. That aggressiveness ultimately paid off in the form of a knockout.
UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader (15-4) looked like a future star after his run on the Ultimate Fighter 8 and, for the most part, has lived up to the hype. Though he’s suffered a few stumbles in the Octagon, three of his losses came against former champions and the fourth involved the division’s current #1 contender. Bader will look to get back on the winning track this weekend at UFC Fight Night 33 when he faces Anthony Perosh. “Darth” is definitely the favorite entering the fight and, when looking at a list of his five biggest victories, it’s easy to see why… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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