Following Jake Shields' devastating loss to hard-hitting Jake Ellenberger, many are wondering who the California-based fighter should fight next.
After being knocked out within the first round at UFC Fight Night 25, the New Orleans crowd would have been asking the following questions:
Should Shields' next bout be an easier fight to help him build up some momentum again?
Should Shields be thrown to the lions following the devastating loss of his father, followed by an untimely decimation at the hands of Ellenberger a mere three weeks later?
Here are the five fighters I think would be the perfect fit as Shields' next opponent in the UFC.