Biggest bust in MMA free agent history?

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  1. Zodiac**

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    With a good chance of Lombard getting cut with a loss as well as the Reem coming up, I was wondering who do you think is the biggest bust of any MMA free agency signing? Those 3 are up there but for me is easily Fedor. Marketed as the best HW alive the goes 1-3 and is finished in every fight. The last loss to Hendo was preceded by his release and the lone win was Brett Rogers ......ouch.
     
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    Free_MMAson Banned Banned

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    Yeah I hear ya man, Fedor was such a can. You and I never bought into that hype at all.
     
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  4. Zodiac**

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    He was a great fighter but you have to admit that signing ended up being a bust.
     
  5. Jet40

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    As far as UFC is concerned, I believe it has to be Cro Cop.
     
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    In Strikeforce, he was meh which is what OP is talking about, IMO.
     
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    Mmm i was hoping for something diffrent based on the thread title :-(
     
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    UFC it had to be Cro Cop
    Stirkeforce was Fedor
    Bellator will be Tito and Rampage
    Pride doesn't really have anybody off the top of my head
     
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    Definitely Cro Cop.

    In his first UFC run where he went 1-2 he was getting paid $350,000 just to show up.

    In my mind Cro Cop retired at 21-4-2 however.
     
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    He is possibly the greatest fighter ever but he was clearly a bust for SF
     
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    Well SF just happened to pick up Fedor at the tail end of his career. Lombard, Shields, and Overeem were genuine disappointments.
     
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    Crocop was pretty damn aweful.
     
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    Cro-Cop I forgot about that. He is definitely up there, number 2 I would say. Hmmm that would make my 2 biggest free agent busts and Fedor and Cro-Cop. Very interesting.
     
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    I would say Sokoudjou
     
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    Hindsight is always 20/20. No one really thought that Fedor's entry to SF was at the tail end of his career. Hell, we all still believed Fedor was the unbeatable terminator during his SF tenure. This site blew up when Werdum tapped out Fedor.
     
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    this. That bust was spectacular.
     
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    I wouldn't necessarily call him a bust but his UFC run was disappointing. Even though I hate using the word, I feel as if his wins over Arona and Lil Nog may have been "fluke" or at least overblown.
     
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    Fedor was not a bust for Strikeforce. It make more people interested in their product. It also helped Coker get some cash from the buyout.
     
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    He meant biggest bust, not bustiest physique.
     

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