In the day-to-day grind of the MMA world, we often get caught up in the stories. Who is the best pound-for-pound fighter? Which is the best promotion? What was Dana White thinking? This Thanksgiving, the Yahoo! Sports MMA team takes a moment and reflects on what we love about covering the sport.
I'm thankful that during a year where there have been more fights than ever, that there have remained so few serious injuries
I'm thankful that I never had to eat dinner after seeing an episode of The Ultimate Fighter season eight
I'm thankful I got to see the first UFC show in Montreal and for the incredible job Georges St. Pierre did in the fight, and the less heralded great job Matt Serra did in promoting the fight
I'm thankful I got to see MMA from the start, because I can appreciate how far it has really come
I'm thankful for all the incredible entertainment from people who were so sure Brock Lesnar was going to be a failure in MMA despite his obvious athletic ability, simply