... I'm afraid his days as a 'contender' would be over. TKO loss to Velasquez Unanimous decision loss to Werdum TKO loss to Cormier ? Overeem I've read here many times that people refer to him as a 'top HW' and, like I said, a 'contender' but I would say his next fight against Overeem is his last chance to remain in the mix or at least near title contention. Some people already consider him to be a gatekeeper but I guess a loss in feb. would settle it. Maybe sometime in later 2013 we'll get to see Bigfoot vs. Roy Nelson or even vs. Kongo to determine who's the Ultimate Gatekeeper in the HW division. Anyway, rough road in his last 8 fights right? Maybe the toughest, aside from Browne and Kyle: Arlovski, Fedor, Werdum, Cormier, Velasquez and now AO.