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All Time Biggest Hype Bust

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  1. saberd

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    ppl are saying tonight the hype trains got derailed, but whats the all time hype trains that got derailed?

    Ronda
    Ubereem(UFC stint)
    Shogun(UFC stint)
    Crocop(UFC stint)
    Vera
    Houston Alexander
    Sokoudju
    Brian Bowles
    Miguel Torres
     
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    Ronda is a close second.
     
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    There's a Korean or Vietnamese guy that was pretty big outside of the UFC and then when he got there he lost all his fights and then just disappeared.

    Something Lang?

    ... Denis Kang. From Canada, no less.
     
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    Had high hopes for him.
     
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    Brock Lesnar. His last 3 fights he looked awful. Only had 1 top win where he looked pretty good.
     
  9. saberd

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    all time biggest hype bust tho?
     
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    Liquid Smoke Great artists steal™

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    Most of the guys mentioned here became champions or were champions. A hype train is someone who is hyped but unproven. Sage and Paige certainly fit that bill.

    A lot of guys never reached their potential like Vera in the UFC but hype trains tend not to last very long before they get exposed. If you have a long run, you aren't hype. Now guys and girls getting exposed, that's a massive list.
     
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    shogun has to be up there when he lost to forrest
     
  14. Who was the TUF outcast that Dana White said "could be the next Anderson Silva"

    Also Roger Huerta, a pretty boy like some of these recent hype busts, fell off BADLY.
     
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    People don't know what hype train is itt
     
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    Every second post you make is this one. Man. so buthurt over perry getting starched. haha.
     
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    there are some great fighters on that list
     
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    Huerta actually won a tough fight over Guida and wasn't a pushover. Basically became a star after the Garcia slugest and showed a ton of heart in his fights. He had a ton of backing but he was far more interesting than any of these Disney stars we just watched.
     
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    I suppose not all time but his run was incredibly disappointing at the time.

    There was a black guy several years ago that I think is worth mentioning, too. I believe he was WW and was absolutely shredded. One of those guys that all of Sherdog blows their wad over and he came in and did nothing in his UFC run. Papi Abadi or something... trying to find his name. Papy Abedi was his name.

    As for all time, I suppose a couple in the op are pretty good candidates. Soukodjou was disappointing af.
     
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