Erik Koch was simply on the wrong end of numerous sharp Ricardo Lamas elbows Saturday night at UFC on FOX 6.
Now, while it had been over 16 months since Koch made his last appearance in the Octagon, his misfortune in his return was more of an inability to withstand Lamas' overpowering top game.
Not to worry. Koch is still only 24 years old and still possesses enough wins in the division to keep him around as a top billing featherweight for 2013.
Here's five fights that "New Breed" should look to take next.