At the top of the heavyweight contender ladder lies a sleeping giant in the form of top 10 heavyweight "Big" Ben Rothwell.
Currently riding a three-fight winning streak, boasting stoppages over Vera, Mitrione, and Overeem, Rothwell is now asking for championship level competition.
"I'm just trying to get myself a fight. I'm making heavy callouts to Andrei Arlovski or Junior dos Santos. I hope I get one of those fights soon," he told BJPENN.COM's Layzie The Savage.
"I know their both kind of taking care of their injuries or whatever, but I think Andrei's going to be ready soon so lets try and make it happen. It's going to be an exciting fight, a great fight for the fans. Whatever it takes, I'll talk shit on either of them, I don't care."
"I just want to fight, and I want to fight one of them, and I want it to happen before the end of this year."
When the topic shifted to resorting to trash-talking to get fights, Rothwell drew a comparison on the UFC's new star Conor McGregor.