At UFC Vegas 34, fans witnessed Jared Cannonier emerging victorious via unanimous decision in his long-drawn battle of five rounds against Kelvin Gastelum. Here, we take a look at 5 potential opponents for the 'Killa Gorilla' after this spectacular victory.
As history suggests, anything is possible in the UFC. If there is an interim title in play, fans might witness Cannonier vs. Whittaker 2. If this rematch comes to fruition, the 'Killa Gorilla' will aim to avenge his loss against Whittaker.
Cannonier currently holds the third position in the UFC middleweight rankings. So, it won't be surprising if the UFC gives him a title shot against Adesanya.
Till is currently set to go up against Derek Brunson at UFC Vegas 36 on September 4, 2021. If Till wins that fight, there is a possibility of Till vs. Cannonier happening in the near future.
The #2 UFC middleweight contender, Paul Costa is scheduled to take on the former title challenger, Marvin Vettori on October 23, 2021. If he wins that fight, Cannonier might need to go through 'Borrachinha' to secure a title shot.
Strickland is one of the best upcoming middleweight contenders in the UFC. Moreover, he currently hold the eight position in the ranking. Cannonier vs. Strickland might be just what the UFC fans need.