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TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 10: Matt Brown (L) of the United States fights Donald Cerrone (R) of the United States in their Welterweight bout during the UFC 206 event at Air Canada Centre on December 10, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

He’s been an elite fighter for so long, we’ve taken him for granted. But now he’s no longer headlining UFC cards. Instead, he’s fighting on prelim bouts. Folks, it’s getting hard to deny that Donald Cerrone is entering into the twilight of his career.

At next weekend’s UFC on ESPN+1, Cerrone is taking on Alexander Hernandez, who is… man who knows. The point is, Cerrone is losing some of that luster.

And now the UFC is hyping Cerrone’s presence on the card with a career retrospective? Man, the end of the road for “Cowboy” is rapidly approaching. Enjoy him while you can.