UFC 220: The Baddest Man on the Planet Origins

Who is ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’?

That’s the question the UFC is asking ahead of UFC 220 on January 20, where heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou will battle to determine an answer to that.

However, with the term now derided as nothing more than a marketing boost, Andreas Georgiou looks back at the history of the ‘Baddest Man’ moniker, which includes Mike Tyson, Fedor Emelianenko and Brock Lesnar.

Images used in this video (in order of appearance):

“Mike Tyson” by Eduardo Merille is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

“Fedor Emelianenko” by legendashow is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0.

“Cеминар Фабрисиу Вердум в Москве” by legendashow is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0.

“Cain Velasquez” by The Doppelganger at English Wikipedia is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

“Recepção ao Campeão Mundial do UFC, Júnior Cigano” by Fotos GOVBA is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

“UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic in the house for World Series Game 2.” by Arturo Pardavila III is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

“Mike Tyson” by Eva Rinaldi is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

Note: All images have been remixed to video.