Here's a thread for discussing fighters who started strong, but fell from grace.
One who comes to mind immediately is the late Justin Levens, started his career 7-0 and was a hyped prospect before going winning just two of his next 10 bouts.
Phil Baroni's another. And David Louiseau, although the Crow did appear to get things together before his second UFC run.
Who looked promising, but crashed and burned? Was it because the game passed them by? Were they just not that good? Or was it something else?
Steve Jennum the greatest paper champion in UFC history! Went 1-3 after winning UFC 3 with defeats to Marco Ruas, Tank Abbott and Jason Godsey
Houston Alexander as well, people were comparing him to a young Mike Tyson before he went 0-4 in the UFC, replacing his 'mug you in the parking lot' style with his bizarre dance around the ring against Kimbo.
ANDERSON "THE SPIDER" SILVA
GEORGES "RUSH" ST PIERRE
JON "BONES" JONES
JUNIOR "CIGANO" DOS SANTOS
MAMED "THE CANNIBAL" KHALIDOV
HECTOR "SHANGO" LOMBARD
GEGARD "THE DREAM CATCHER" MOUSASI