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Nicknames are a big part of fighter recognition in the UFC. There are some great nicknames and some not so great ones, but I wanted to focus on the best nicknames the premier mixed martial arts organization has to offer. Matt “The Immortal” Brown This makes the list because the name is one that should strike fear into the heart of opponents. “Immortal” is not a misnomer for Brown, as he has proven he can take a severe beating in the Octagon and still pull out a clutch victory from the jaws of defeat. Just watch his fight against Erick Silva to see what I mean: he’s effective at what he does, as he is currently the fifth ranked welterweight in the UFC. “Sexyama” Yoshihiro Akiyama His nickname is “Sexyama,” come on. It’s a great play on his last name while remaining catchy and attention-grabbing. Despite having lost four of…