I didn't think much of Cub. I still think he's a little overrated, but I definitely undervalued him.
Mendes has turned into a real finisher. I'm not so much impressed by his record as I am his markedly improved finishing rate.
I knew Bendo was legit when he was in WEC, but he still improved a lot and made quality opponents like Guida, Miller, and Diaz look rather bad.
Specialization helps different disciplines advance. MMA keeps them practical.
MMA is like Lindsay Lohan's life. It's entertaining most of the time, but there's a lot of bad decisions.