I can feel for the guy. Let's say he goes all GSP and cleans out a division. EVEN if there was a n Anderson Silva at 135 OR a Jon Jones at 145 I don't think people would ever give him the respect or attention that he would deserve, aside from maybe a handful of hardcore fans. People just don't really care about the sub-155ers in MMA.
It's kind of strange since in the world of prizefighting guys like Mayweather and Pacquiao can draw in the biggest crowds in PPV