Getting punched in the face for a living is not for everyone. While many people can't comprehend what it is like to repeatedly put your body through tremendous physical burden, for some of the top stars in mixed martial arts, it is all that they have ever known.
Fighters climbing the ladder see their love of the sport reinforced. However, it is common to see pugilists lose that feeling for the sport once their best days are behind them.
Here is a look at eight professional fighters who are technically active, but appear to have lost their enthusiasm for MMA.