UFC 203: Matches to make for winners and losers

UFC 203 is in the rear view mirror as mixed martial arts fans are already looking forward and wondering “what’s next” for the top performers of the weekend.

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic retained his title with another impressive knockout and now awaits his next opponent, while fighters like Mickey Gall and Jimmie Rivera are looking for the next challenge that could continue the climb up their respective weight class’ ladder.

Then you have guys like CM Punk and Urijah Faber, who have to seriously consider the next step of their career.

To answer all of the questions about who should be next for this weekend’s participants, we played matchmaker and looked into the future.

What bouts should be on the radar of UFC officials?

Here are matches to make for the winners and losers from the UFC 203 main card.

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