UCF 178, Spectacular Returns, And Possibly The Next Muhammad Ali?

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Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

This past Saturday the UFC delivered a card that lived up to all the hype. We look at the return of Dominick Cruz from an almost three year absence as well as Cat Zingano from a 17 month layoff. Were their performances enough to warrant immediate title shots? Eddie Alvarez made his UFC debut and ran into a buzz saw that is Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Can Alvarez bounce back and still make a run at UFC gold? Is Cowboy next in line for a title shot? There was also major controversy in the bout between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero. The NSAC commission should take action, but will they? Conor McGregor backed up his mouth. He is not the next Chael Sonnen, he is much better than that and could possibly be the next Ali! In the main event Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson just keeps on winning and defending the belt. He may be the best “pound for pound” fighter on the planet, yet he doesn’t get much respect.