The Cult: Anderson Silva
For a record 16 successive fights, Anderson Silva was undefeated in the Octagon. The Brazilian became the most feared man in the UFC, dispatching his opponents with an air of nonchalance. But, like all good things, Silva's streak could not last.
The Cult: Hulk Hogan
To a child of the nineties, the glorious circus of professional wrestling was viewed through guileless eyes. To the adult that child subsequently became, that innocence fell away, not least in the case of the mustachioed ringmaster, Hulk Hogan.
The Cult: Amir Khan
When Amir Khan won silver at the 2004 Olympics, many predicted a career without limits. With the 2016 Games upon us, it is fair to say that the erstwhile golden boy has experienced both glory and failure inside the ring.
The Cult: Ricky Hatton
Ricky Hatton's lethal and tactically astute body punching earned him some huge victories in the boxing ring. But through it all, the Hyde-born fighter always remained a local lad.
The Cult: Nigel Benn
Nicknamed "The Dark Destroyer," Nigel Benn was a popular and gutsy British boxer famous for his fights with Chris Eubank. But the darkness inside Benn sometimes threatened to destroy more than just his opponents.