UFC 171: What's Next for the Winners?


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UFC 171: What's Next for the Winners?

UFC 171 was an eventful broadcast for the UFC. The wild night in Dallas saw half of the relevant welterweights on the roster jockeying for position and a man not named Georges St-Pierre leave a 170-pound title fight as champion for the first time since 2007.

Johny Hendricks bested Robbie Lawler in a tight main event to secure his first UFC title reign, while Tyron Woodley, Hector Lombard, Myles Jury and Ovince Saint Preux all scored main card wins as well.

Here are some suggestions on what might be next for each guy, as well as those who were successful on the prelims.

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