Video: Making sense of the UFC’s crowded lightweight title picture

Arguably the most stacked division in the UFC is once again dealing with a logjam of top contenders looking for their shot at gold.

A couple of big matchups have recently been made official, with both having potential No. 1 contender implications. While UFC CEO Dana White labeled the UFC 300 fight between former champ Charles Oliveira and Arman Tsarukyan as the No. 1 contender fight, another matchup at UFC 299 between Dustin Poirier vs. Benoit Saint-Denis could have a say.

While the champ Islam Makhachev recently said he wants to fight Justin Gaethje in June, nothing has been solidified just yet.

What is the best way to shake out the title picture? Should Makhachev wait until after UFC 300 to book his next title fight or should Gaethje get the next crack at the champ?

That was a topic of discussion on the latest episode of “Spinning Back Clique,” with panelists Danny Segura, Farah Hannoun, Brian “Goze” Garcia and host “Gorgeous” George Garcia.

Watch the video segment above, or the complete Jan. 8 episode of “Spinning Back Clique” below.

Story originally appeared on MMA Junkie