List MMA fighters that retired before they declined

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  1. Meathead Jock WAR ASKREN

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    My guy Ben Askren is retiring this week and it is depressing me.

    I guess I get spared of the decline that many other fans have to deal with; but its still tough as a fan.

    So besides the Funky GOAT who else managed to leave the sport before they tarnished their legacy?

    Would have said GSP but that's possibly no longer going to be the case.
     
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    I forget the name of one I'm thinking? he finished on a win

    Edit Chris "lights out" Lytle

    thanks to the poster lower down
     
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    Dan Hardy retired now?? I know he had a heart condition
     
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    Brock Lesnar?
     
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    Chris Lytle went 5-1 in his last 6 fights before retiring. Retired off a win as well. The Original Firefighter Fighter...
    [​IMG]
     
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    Frank freaking Shamrock
    He gets over looked far too often. Perhaps the most dominant champion ever.
     
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    Nick and Nate Diaz :)
     
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    That's the guy.
     
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    True but I have this feeling he isn't really retired. He is just better off sitting out until DC loses the belt rather than lose his spot near the front of the line
     
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    Brendan Schaub :p come at me.
     
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    Bas Rutten. Dude is was on a legit win streak. Then cameback for one last finish. Now he does stuff with Kevin James. And his acting isn't half bad.
     
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    Paddy Holohan
     
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    conor mcgregor
     
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    Lytle was definitely in the decline but still fought his ass off. I was shocked when that dude with the arrow of hair whooped his ass.
     
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    Rumble Johnson.
     
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