Nicknames are more meaningful than we think.
They're established as a means of connecting fighters with their fans.
It may sound silly, but nicknames often lead to an established popularity within the sport. One that is not defined by a last name or significant victory, but rather a catchy literary symbol.
Certain namesakes like "The Spider," "The Demolition Man," "The Natural" and "The Iceman" speak for themselves, but others often fall short in satisfying actual Octagon performances.
So like finding out one day that Santa Claus isn't real, here are 15 UFC nicknames that command an unequivocal fallacy.