As we enter fight week for UFC on Versus 2, talk has centered around Jon Jones and just how close he is to a title shot.
As the MMA world grapples with that question, I thought it best to see how he stacks up to the other top young talents in the sport and examine how they've done since attaining such a status.
For the record. this list is about promise shown, not necessarily achievement. That's an important distinction.
For example, Reggie Bush was a prodigious talent in High School and College, but in the NFL, not so much. For the purposes of this list, Reggie Bush would still qualify. That is, if we were talking about Football. Tom Brady never seemed to possess that kind of potential, and thus wouldn't qualify.
Now that we have that taken care of. Let's take a look at number 10.