They're scrappy brawlers and all-around ass kickers, but they just never got to wear the shiny gold belt. These are the unlucky fighters who spent years honing their skills, building up their records, destroying their opponents, and amassing legions of fans—but ultimately never earned the title, “undisputed champion.” They were and are some of the most memorable fighters in Mixed Martial Arts, and they rank among our all-time favorites. The saddest case might be Kenny Florian, the man who fought for the belt three separate times, in two different weight classes, but just could not seal the deal. You know how the saying goes: “always a bridesmaid, never a bride.” …Not that we would ever be crazy enough to say that to his face. See who was voted the best fighters without a title. Do you agree? >>
The best, most underrated MMA fighters.