The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Chicago with an outstanding fight card that featured an array of stoppages and several upsets mixed into the night’s action. Anthony Pettis and Ricardo Lamas stood out as legitimate contenders after their impressive performances, Glover Teixeira took another step towards a light-heavyweight title shot and Demetrious Johnson survived an early scare to win a unanimous decision against TUF winner John Dodson.
Here are the fights to make after UFC on FOX 6:
1. Anthony Pettis vs. Henderson/Melendez winner
Anthony Pettis made yet another statement with his second consecutive knockout win, this time over the extremely tough Donald Cerrone who had never been TKO’ed prior to Saturday night. Pettis confused Cerrone from the start with his flashy technique and his surprise switch in stance and ultimately finished off with a liver kick that buckled ‘Cowboy’.
What is next for Pettis? Clearly the 26-year-old has proven that he is deserving of a lig...