MMA: The 5 Biggest Pretenders in Each Weight Class

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MMA: The 5 Biggest Pretenders in Each Weight Class
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There are contenders and there are pretenders. Unfortunately, many fans have trouble telling the difference.

When a fighter wins (even against poor competition) some fans hop on what's called a "bandwagon" and talk that fighter up like he's the next big thing.

Most of the time, these bandwagons are abandoned when the fighter loses and he becomes known as the next big thing that wasn't (see: Brandon Vera).

So who are the biggest pretenders in each weight class in modern MMA? Read and find out!

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