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Top 5 UFC Light Heavyweight Submission Artists

Despite the fact that, unlike his twin brother, he prefers to be on the feet, I could not leave "Lil' Nog" off the list. As one of only two fighters to submit Dan Henderson, the 3rd degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt can still roll with the best of them on the ground. It will be interesting to see who the UFC puts him up against after beating two consecutive tough opponents in Tito Ortiz and Rashad Evans. Photo Credit: MMAWeekly

The light-heavyweights, much like the heavyweights, are much more frequently knocking people out than they are submitting them.  But that does not mean that some of these guys are not more than capable when it comes to submissions.  While us MMA fans love to see a good striking battle, I think submissions are just as fun to watch. Here are, in order, who I think are the Top 5 submission artists in the UFC.


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