Powerful Strikers, Overrated Contenders

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Powerful Strikers, Overrated Contenders
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After Roy Nelson defeated Cheick Kongo via spectacular knockout at UFC 159, many fans are already clamoring for a title shot for Big Country. 

The question is, would Nelson's skills be enough to defeat the champ? Or is he one of the great strikers whom many thought are bound to win a championship but in the end have fallen short?  

Over the years, there were several fighters in the UFC who became contenders due to their superb striking skills. But to the dismay of many, their KO prowess was not enough to bring them to the top echelon. 

Here is my list of powerful strikers who are overrated contenders. 

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