5 Under-the-Radar Contenders in the UFC

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5 Under-the-Radar Contenders in the UFC
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Like water in a desert, legitimate title contenders are hard to come by.

Even in an international powerhouse like the UFC, the hard hitters and prolific practitioners who challenge calculated champions often lay an egg.

That's why it's not only difficult to predict how a fighter will perform in the biggest fight of his or her life, but more importantly it's proof that the contender line never gives us the insight we want.

Some fighters fly under the radar and never get the chance to shine, while others are pushed to the front only to fall harder than their predecessors.

So in celebration of those names who don't get the divisional recognition they deserve, especially when it comes to one day fighting for a championship, here are five UFC contenders currently flying undetected.

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