The well-known phrase “jump the shark” is often used to describe someone or something that has lost its initial appeal—the phrase itself has arguably jumped the shark at this point.
As news filtered in about Tito Ortiz’s fractured neck late last week, I couldn’t help but be reminded of the expression.
MMA is still in its infancy, but it has grown old enough to see many of its former stars cling desperately to whatever relevancy remains.
This list laments those faded stars who continue to chase the spotlight despite the mixture of scorn and apathy that greets their every move.
As always, feel free to include your own suggestions in the comments.