Five Fighters That Got a Title Shot After a Loss

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Five Fighters That Got a Title Shot After a Loss

When Fedor Emelianenko lost to Fabricio Werdum last month, most assumed that meant the potential title fight between Fedor and Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem was off.

Well, now it appears Fedor might get that shot anyway.

Certainly, there will be a downpour of negative criticism from the fans if the fight is made, but it would not be the first time a loser got an immediate title shot.

This has happened numerous times, especially for legendary figures like Emelianenko.

Here are five examples of fighters coming off a loss and still getting a chance for gold.

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