When the UFC announced in December 2006 that they'd signed Mirko Cro Cop, everyone's imagination started racing. Real, actual, dream fights were on the horizon. They never came.
Jose Aldo wasn't a prolific soccer kicker. He didn't spam soccer kicks every time he was standing over his opponent, he was calculating, he used them to finish fights, not just as a way to kill some time before the referee stood the other fighter up. So below is a collection of Jose Also soccer kicking people, revel in it.
When UFC on ESPN 1 opens up, people will try to sell it to you as a great accomplishment. They'll say "look how far the UFC has come." Dana White will be on camera grinning, having accomplished his dream. Dana will get credit for classing up the sport, for taking the sport from the Indian reservations and backyards into the arenas, for getting the sport back on Pay-Per-View. It is all a lie.
After seemingly every UFC event, the winner of the main event is positioned as an all-time great. Most of the time it is undeserved, it isn't for Max Holloway.