It’s solely been a number of days since Jared Cannonier reentered the win column, however the hypothesis has already begun as to what’s subsequent for one of many 185-pound division’s most interesting.
At UFC on ESPN 29, Cannonier (14-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) picked up an enormous win over the sturdy Kelvin Gastelum. Afterward, Cannonier stated he thinks he’s deserving of a title shot subsequent however would additionally think about competing in a No. 1 contender battle if he was promised a title shot with a win.
Although he’s simply 1-1 in his most up-to-date two appearances, he’s additionally a powerful 4-1 in his most up-to-date 5. Additionally, he’s one of many few high contenders who has but to battle UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, who is anticipated to rematch Robert Whittaker firstly of 2022.
What is the precise transfer right here for Cannonier, who’s an absolute specimen of an athlete, however can be 37 years outdated? Our “Spinning Back Clique” panel of Matthew Wells, Nolan King, and George Garcia weighed in with host John Morgan.
You can watch their dialogue within the video above or take a look at the total episode under.