Biggest fall from grace in UFC

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    Not necessarily in terms of fighting skills, but just their status in the MMA community. What is the biggest fall from grace in UFC history? Is it Anderson Silva after ViagraGate? Or are there others that had worse falls from grace?

    Tito Ortiz comes to mind, for example. Once considered the baddest man on the planet by so many. When I started watching the UFC, I thought Tito Ortiz was the pinnacle of combat sports. Then Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell happened, then cut from the UFC after losing 7 of his 9 last fights. Then Jenna Jameson and d*ck picks on the internet.

    Any other candidates?
     
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    Its Anderson.

    Went from the most feared man in the UFC and generally considered the GOAT to being 1-2-1 in his last 4 fights and being suspended for PED use.
     
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    Jake Ellenberger is on his way.
     
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    Well if it's the longest fall, some guys really ended up very low down. Like Hermes Franca or War Machine. Franca was WEC champion and fought for the UFC lightweight belt and now he's serving a lengthy prison sentence for molesting children.
     
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    Karo had a pretty bad fall. Was one of the talented up and comers, had quite a bit of hype behind him, and his drug use did him in.
     
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    Chael never had any grace, lol.
     
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    The obvious answer is jones
     
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    Anderson tops everybody in this regard because he was probably at a higher point than everybody else.
     
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    Anderson and Wanderlei immediately come to mind. Anything involving Wanderlei is just so cringeworthy at this point. Then you have the viagra defense from Anderson. So cringe. The fall from grace for these two, wow.
     
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    Jones, Anderson, Wand were all huge.
     
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    Roger Huerta was one of them. UFC picked him to be on Sports Illustrated. He was one of the people who criticized the UFC for pay (making him travel to promote fights and only paid him per diem for food)
     
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    Josh Grispi was looking like a legitimate prospect and was supposed to get a title shot with Aldo. After Aldo pulled out to injury, Grispi got battered by Poirer and then lost another 3 fights in a row before being released. In addition, the guy battered the hell out of his wife and likely will do some serious prison time(hopefully)
     

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