UFC 108 Results & Fallout: Paul Daley Vs. Josh Koscheck Should Be Booked Next

Brian Oswald@@briancoswaldMMA Editor January 3, 2010

Paul "Semtex" Daley didn't show us anything we didn't already know about him in his UFC 108 with Dustin Hazelett.

After a tepid start of checking each other with kicks, Daley clobbered Hazelett with a counter left that laid Hazelett out on the canvas floor. A little obligatory ground and pound forced the referee to step in and save "McLovin" from further damage.

Daley doubled his win count inside the octagon, to two, doing so with another devastating display of punching power.

So what's next for the british bomber?

At the UFC 108 post fight presser, Dana White pointed to a match-up with either Josh Koscheck or Jon Fitch with Daley concurring that he would welcome a fight with either AKA fighter, or Thiago Alves.

Although not offically confirmed by the UFC, Jon Fitch and Thiago Alves are scheduled to rematch each other at UFC 111 in New Jersey, that is unless Dana White decides to shake things up - something which he has been known to do.

This leaves Josh Koscheck.

Koschek recently had to pull out of his upcoming UFC 109 fight, and rematch, with Paulo Thiago due to an injury. Koscheck said it wouldn't sideline him for long and he would be looking to get back into action as soon as possible.

Koscheck is currently the only top ten welterweight without a scheduled fight, other then Carlos Condit who was Daley's original opponent for tonight; Condit had to pull out of the fight due to his own injury.

Koscheck would certainly be a step up in competition for Daley and someone who'd  have a legitimate chance at taking Daley to the canvas and out of his element.

The last person to successfully take "Semtex" out of his comfort zone was now current Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Jake Shields. The two fought in the now defunct Elite XC organization.

Shields used this wrestling to get Daley, a former Mauy Thai champion, to the ground; from there Shields unleashed his aggressive ju-jitsu to lock in a submission.

While Koscheck doesn't have the submission skills of Shields, he certainly has the wrestling chops to dictate where fight goes from start to finish.

However, if Daley can keep the fight standing and do to Koscheck, what he has done thus far inside the octagon, we could be looking at the next number one contender to George St. Pierre's welterweight belt.

As for Koscheck, if he can avoid losing his head long enough snip the "right" wire on Daley's ticking time bomb, he may finally get his rematch with George St. Pierre - this time for all the marbles.

Now we simply sit back and wait for Joe Silva to make the match.