Granted, Koscheck’s recent losses to Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler have dropped him down to the UFC rankings, but the accomplished wrestler has been in the thick of things at welterweight for years. We’re talking about a man who challenged GSP way back in 2007, and then again in 2010, and still sits in the division’s top ten.
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While the spotlight often gravitates to rising stars as they begin their UFC runs, the promotion has no shortage of veteran fighters who continue to hold down positions as top contenders. So, MMAFrenzy took a look at the fighters who currently aren’t champions, but have remained forces in the promotion for some time, which is a pretty hard thing to do.