has any former UFC contender's career fallen faster than Roger Huerta?

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  1. Viper98

    Viper98 GSP Fan

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    this kid was at the top of the LW pool and he was beaten in to irrelevance in a split decision loss too Maynard
     
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    I don't think he was ever considered a top lightweight to be honest. The Guy's reputation rested on being an exciting fighter.
     
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    Threetrees Well Actually

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    Meh
    His "run" in the UFC was carefully constructed, they tried to build him into something he wasn't and when he fought upper/mid level LWs he struggled and lost.
     
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    Yea he made his career by putting on exciting fights against lower level guys. Was losing to Guida before he caught him in the 3rd round. Looked good against KenFlo and Gray but then it seemed like the fame got to his head.

    He looked like shit in his Bellator fights, don't know how the fuck he lost to War Machine.
     
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    Something he wasn't ?

    Gtfo
     
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    HAWTRIDDUM Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Josh grispi and mark hominick are up there. Hominicks fall is understandable though.
     
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    KoreanZawmbie Black Belt

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    No because he was never considered a top LW....he had a pretty face that got the UFC's shoe in the door step of Sports Illustrated back in 2007, thats it LOL.
     
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    Oh okay
    Sorry. My bad. Huerta is clearly a UFC LW Star right now.
     
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    HAWTRIDDUM Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Could have something to do with war machine cutting weight to fight at 170, while huerta walked around at 165 lbs.
     
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    Dan Hardy went 0-3 after losing to GSP
     
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    His fight against guida was good

    Also his "chachi" good looks helped him out

    He was modelling for SI etc
     
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    Must say that Thales Leites demise has been kind of fun to watch.
     

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