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Who's next? Cagewriter's plan for the latest UFC winners

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After a whirlwind ten days filled with fights, some of the UFC's stars distinguished themselves, while other showed that their next fight needs to be a win. What's next for the the UFC's best and brightest? Cagewriter has some suggestions:

Georges St. Pierre: How do you solve a problem like a Georges? A finisher or not, he is head and shoulders above the rest of his division. Perhaps the challenger lies in the American Kickboxing Academy welterweight triumvirate of Jon Fitch, Josh Koscheck or Mike Swick, but Fitch hardly showed that he deserved a second title shot in his win over Ben Saunders. The winner of Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley at UFC 113 should be considered for a bout with GSP.

Kenny Florian: Since losing to BJ Penn, Florian has been on a tear, choking out both Clay Guida and Takanori Gomi. What does he need to do to earn another bite at the apple? How about beating Gray Maynard? Florian himself suggested it last night, and a bout between the two of them could set up a clear lightweight challenger.

Jon Jones: One of the most exciting fighters in the UFC showed that he can hang with the big boys with a TKO of Brandon Vera. Luckily for him, there are plenty of top-level fighters in the UFC's light heavyweight division. How about a tilt with former champion Forrest Griffin? A win over Griffin could catapult Jones into the title picture.

Roy Nelson: After he destroyed Stefan Struve, Nelson said that he wanted to fight new UFC signee James Toney. We have a different suggestion: Todd Duffee. The fast-rising Duffee dropped out of a bout with Paul Buentello at UFC 107. Now, Buentello has been cut from the UFC, and both Duffee and Nelson need to show off their hard-hitting ways. Sounds like a match made in heaven.

Who do you want to see the latest UFC winners face? Tell us in the comments.

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