With the UFC’s ninth event in eight weeks firmly in the books, UFC Fight Night 123 may well have seen a future champion win his first main event bout.

By recording his fifth straight finish in the UFC, Brian ‘T-City’ Ortega took one step closer to the 145 lbs title held by Max Holloway as the California natives incredible grappling left Cub Swanson no choice but to submit to a second-round guillotine choke.

Ortega will now inevitably climb into the UFC’s top five at featherweight and the 26-year-olds victory could well have a title fight in the very near future.

Elsewhere, there were big victories for the likes of Marlon Moraes, Gabriel Benitez and Eryk Anders so here are five fights to make in the aftermath of UFC Fight Night 123:

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