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Luke Rockhold and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza both had wins at UFC on FOX 15 on Saturday, April 18th. Going into their fights the rankings were as follows:
Champion: Chris Weidman
1: Ronaldo Souza
2: Lyoto Machida
3: Vitor Belfort
4: Luke Rockhold
MMANUTS disagree on who should get the next shot. Ingo Weigold believes that Ronaldo Souza should get the next Title shot because he didn’t lose and you shouldn’t be downgraded when you haven’t lost.
Matt Griffith thinks that Luke Rockhold should get the next Title shot because he dominated Lyoto Machida, who was ranked number 2 at the time, and has beaten Ronaldo Souza in the past. Plus, Luke Rockhold vs Chris Weidman (if he wins) is a more marketable fight.
Who’s right? Or do you schedule a fight between Luke Rockhold and Ronaldo Souza with the winner getting the next Title shot.