MMA  > General MMA  > Fighters who put their career on life support of the half-year
July 24, 2010, 01:44 PM
Now I have no idea what is meant by ???life Support??? but I???m guessing it means either a) Needing to retire or b) no longer a credible fighter in a major organization.

So who are the REALLY critical fighters?

1. Joe Stevenson

A loss to Penn is understandable, then to Florian & Sanchez, Then two wins to Fisher and the Lil Prick seemed like he was back on the way up, then got blasted by George Sotiropoulos and down he went again. Joe is 8-5 in the UFC, and his best win might actually be Spencer Fisher? Joe Daddy is a popular fighter, but had to pull out of the Gomi fight, and who knows what might happen if he???s slow to come back? Has the game passed him by?

2. Mike Swick

End of 2009, he lost a #1 contenders shot to Dan Hardy and looked bad. Then at UFC 109- He went down hard to Paulo Thiago, looking even worse. Swick is on a 2 fight losing streak and has lost his place in a growing Welterweight division. If Swick drops another bout- he could be gone.




read the rest, plus the Yahoo list at . .. .

http://sportsnickel.com/2010/07/24/yahoo%E2%80%99s-half-y ear-awards-the-real-ones-part-iv/
July 24, 2010  01:44 PM ET

Comment Durn ya!

July 24, 2010  03:23 PM ET

Tito.
Chuck
Wanderlei
Rampage
Cro Cop
Nog
Mir

July 24, 2010  03:26 PM ET

forgot Coleman...

July 24, 2010  03:43 PM ET

GSP.

July 24, 2010  03:57 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Tito.ChuckWanderleiRampageCro CopNogMir

Cro Cop has went undefeated so far this year including a win over Pat Berry, how has he put his career on life support THIS YEAR?

July 24, 2010  05:33 PM ET

this is the very reason. Who has he fought that was relevant?
Since his loss to Gonzaga, his only name fight was Kongo & Santos, which he lost.
Now they are feeding him cans so he can win some more. he lost his heart. he should quit after his contract ends.

 
July 26, 2010  12:09 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

this is the very reason. Who has he fought that was relevant?Since his loss to Gonzaga, his only name fight was Kongo & Santos, which he lost.Now they are feeding him cans so he can win some more. he lost his heart. he should quit after his contract ends.

that is called letting him finish in peace (and using his overseas popularity) he will never be a contender and i dont think they will ever feed him to a gatekeeper

as we are not talking about just UFC your list should not have lawler on it or huges it both keith jardine(for obvious reasons) and..... DAN HOLLYWOOD HENDERSON as one of the worst career fumbles (for the past six months anyway)
a) he left the UFC not a great move for any career- yes he COULD have benifited from this but ...
b)he lost his first fight outside of the UFC too..
c) a former welterweight champion by dry hump for 4 rounds who makes GSP look like lightning storm of action

yes in the past 6 months no other career has dropped from the hype (not you 78 ) of dropping the anti american hero bisping to the canvas do the guy who gassed out to an Fat jake shields

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