He needs to deal with some of his mental issues but he could definitely be a contender with that striking power. This season actually had some decently talented guys; most of the seasons have been terrible in that respect for a while.
I'm sure he's gonna get a few losses in the UFC coming off TUF, especially if the UFC want to push him fast. But those losses can be good for him if he learns from them and get stronger mentally.
Fedor, Mir, Lytle, Serra, Hendo, Chuck, Minowaman, Maynard, Forrest, Hunt
Pickett, Cerrone, Matt Brown, Bisping, Weidman, Barnett, Lawler