Everybody likes a good comeback story, but some of us love a good failed comeback story even more. Especially if the fighter involved is someone easy to hate, and MMA is full of those.

Unfortunately, there has never been a shortage of fight promoters willing to put an ageing name on the marquee and try to play up their comeback fight as a big story.  Unless they happen to be put in there against a guy of no real skill however, the fighter on the comeback trail usually gets his ass kicked.

The decision was made to omit Kimbo Slice from this list.  Even though a lot of jokes are often made about Kimbo’s last 2 fights, the fact is he won them both.

Out of all the times fighters have tried to come back to the sport way past their prime, these are the top five…

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Ian is a MMA writer based out of Toronto, ON Canada. An avid mixed martial arts enthusiast and passionate fan since he was born, Ian has been writing about mixed martial arts for over 5 years.