After a Heavyweight fiesta at UFC Fight Night 86: “Rothwell vs. Dos Santos,” MMAmania.com ponders what is next for the main card winners who picked up victories last Sunday (April 10, 2016) on FOX Sports 1 inside the Arena Zagreb in Croatia.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned from a two week sabbatical to put on a Heavyweight showcase in Croatia yesterday (Sun., April 10, 2016), as the Arena Zagreb played host to the UFC Fight Night 86: “Rothwell vs. Dos Santos” event live on FOX Sports 1.
Junior Dos Santos proved to have plenty left in the gas tank by completely outclassing Ben Rothwell for 25 minutes in the main event of the evening (highlights here). The former UFC Heavyweight Champion put on a clinical performance, battering Rothwell on the feet en route to a unanimous decision victory.
In the co-main event, Derrick Lewis earned yet another violent knockout, this time taking out longtime veteran Gabriel Gonzaga late in the first round.
Check out the highlights here.
With that quick recap of last night’s marquee bouts, it’s now time to play matchmaker with our “Next Matches To Make.”
Winner: Junior Dos Santos
Who Should He Fight Next: Mark Hunt
Junior Dos Santos has fought the who’s who of the Heavyweight division, and after a captivating performance against the streaking Ben Rothwell, the former Heavyweight champ finds himself right back in the title mix.
With most of the top ranked Heavyweights either booked for upcoming fights or recently throwing down in the past month, Dos Santos doesn’t exactly have his pick of the litter.
Following his impressive performance last night, No. 8 ranked Mark Hunt called out to Dana White to give him his rematch against Dos Santos later this year.
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