Pettis got a legitimate test in his UFC debut and passed, though not necessarily with flying colors since Campuzano had the advantage at certain times in the tilt. Still, the 20-year old Pettis beat a seasoned veteran on short notice no less, so he definitely deserves credit. He’s not ready for the upper-echelon of the division yet but an explosive, polished prospect like Pettis is perfectly suited for another solid adversary. Assuming the UFC is open to putting him up against an opponent who has recently lost, Tim Elliott and Darrell Montague would both work since each man looked sharp prior to the stumble. After all, it’s not like the company has a ton of 125ers to pick from.
Every victory at UFC 167 was notable for one reason or another. Ironically, the biggest win at the show was awarded to the least deserving competitor when welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre received a controversial Split Decision nod despite appearing to come up short against contender Johny Hendricks. Take a look at what might be next for GSP as well as some of his UFC peers who happened to exit the event with a raised hand. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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