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5 Most Overrated UFC Title-Contenders

Far too often the UFC books title-bouts based on a string of semi-impressive showings, a competitor’s marketability, or simply desperation on the part of the promoters. For every “paper champion” there are a few “paper contenders” as well. For example, consider the number of opportunities Chael Sonnen received despite having lost convincingly in numerous clashes. Simply put, while they may all be talented fighters they aren’t necessarily legitimate threats when it comes to dethroning divisional kings. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)

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Fight Cards

Bellator 163: McGeary vs. Davis

Event Date: November 4, 2016
Broadcast: Spike

UFC Fight Night 98: Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson

Event Date: November 5, 2016
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 164: Koreshkov vs. Lima

Event Date: November 11, 2016
Broadcast: Spike Sports

UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor

Event Date: November 12, 2016
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 165: Chandler Vs. Henderson

Event Date: November 19, 2016
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 99: Mousasi vs. Hall 2

Event Date: November 19, 2016
Broadcast: TBD