Daily Debate results: Which UFC 238 fight most likely produced a No. 1 contender?
UFC 238 was stacked from top to bottom with fans and analysts alike calling it the best show of the year so far, at least on paper.
There were two title fights atop the bill this past Saturday at United Center in Chicago, and there was no shortage of fights that could have been deemed No. 1 contender bouts, as well.
Leading that pack was a lightweight fight between Tony Ferguson (25-3 MMA, 15-1 UFC) and Donald Cerrone (36-12 MMA, 23-9 UFC), which Ferguson won by TKO after two rounds when doctors stopped the fight because Cerrone couldn’t see out of his right eye.
Also on the show, Tatiana Suarez (8-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) took a unanimous decision from Nina Ansaroff (10-6 MMA, 4-3 UFC) in a key women’s strawweight bout; Aljamain Sterling (18-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) outworked Pedro Munhoz (18-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC) for a decision at bantamweight; and Katlyn Chookagian (12-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) opened the card with a win over Joanne Calderwood (13-4 MMA, 5-4 UFC) at women’s flyweight.
In our latest Daily Debate question, we wondered ahead of the card which one of those four fights was most likely to produce the next challenger for a title. And you had one fight in mind in a runaway.
The results, via Twitter, were a landslide:
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