For some reason, Menjivar didn’t look like himself at UFC 165 and was surprisingly outpointed by the one-dimensional Reis. The “Pride of El Salvador” will get another crack in the eight-sided cage but he can’t afford to lose after defeats in three of his last four efforts. Adding to the adversity, he’s seasoned enough to get a tough foe for his next effort like Takeya Mizugaki, Eddie Wineland, or Bryan Caraway rather than a tomato can.
Last Saturday night wasn’t the end of the world for any fighter who exited UFC 165 as a loser. However, coming up short at the event could mark the end of said athlete’s employment in the UFC depending on how action unfolded in Toronto. With the show in the books, it’s time to take a look at exactly how bleak the future is for the men whose stock took a hit in defeat. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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