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UFC 161: What Now? Winners

Shields may want a top 5 opponent, but people in hell want ice water. Harsh reality for Shields is that he is a lot like Jon Fitch, with worse wrestling, where the minute he loses he is on the way out. The bout was more about what Woodley did not do rather than what Shields did as he went 0 of 18 in takedowns and his striking had very little power behind it. The fighter may have won the battle, but he is losing the war of relevancy. A fight with Erick Silva or the loser of Demian Maia vs. Josh Koscheck is the closest he will get to the Top 5.

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With UFC 161 in the books, MMAFrenzy takes a look at what is next for the fighters that came out victorious in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Be sure to check out our full coverage of UFC 161 including Full ResultsPlay-by-Play, and More.


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