5 Fights To Make After UFC 249

Whose next up for the MMA fighters who competed inside thVyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.

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There were some high expectations for the UFC's return to television screens and the fighters on the card did not disappoint at all. The performances of some of those competing at UFC 249 have helped create some potentially fantastic match-ups for an event in the future and we couldn't be more excited.

Justin Gaethje shocked many fans and pundits by absolutely destroying Tony Ferguson for just under five rounds. The Highlight proved why many people call him the most violent man on the planet, putting on a career best showing that almost seemed torturous towards his at points. With a performance like that and a dominant champ lying in wait, there can really only be one fight on the horizon for him.

UFC bantamweight champion, Henry Cejudo, managed to win tonight, but will not defend his belt after retiring from competition following his victory against Dominick Cruz. With a whole host of worthy contenders all hoping to be chosen to compete for the now vacant title, who will be the next king of the 135lb division?

We also discuss the other big winners from tonight and consider who should be up next for them inside the UFC's Octagon.

Let's begin...

 
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