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UFC Fight Night 94 results: Next matches to make for 'Poirier vs. Johnson' main card winners

Sean Porkorny-USA TODAY Sports

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) staged its latest Fox Sports 1 event, as UFC Fight Night 94 blew the roof off State Farm Arena last night (Sat., Sept, 17, 2016) in Hidalgo, Texas

In the main event of the evening, Michael Johnson put on a show, knocking out Dustin Poirier with a beautiful combination that put away "The Diamond" and his four-fight win streak (relive it again here).

Also, Derek Brunson made it five straight wins including four consecutive first-round knockouts after sleeping Uriah Hall with a huge left hand in the opening frame (see it again here).

Winner: Michael Johnson.

Who He Should Fight Next: Michael Chiesa

Yes, it was a big win for Johnson, as he avoided dropping three straight and put an end to Dustin's run. That said, most of the top of the 155-pound field are preoccupied with other fights or have title fight aspirations at the moment. A fight against "Maverick" would make for a good challenge for "The Menace." While it's not the "sexy" fight, it's a fight that makes sense, rankings wise.

Book it.

Throwing out names like Khabib Nurmagomedov is just silly -- I'm looking at you, Dan Hardy -- and Johnson, while getting an impressive win, I don't believe deserves a higher-ranked opponent at the moment. Talks of a title shot or a No. 1 contender bout? No, just no. Sorry. Go ahead and flame me, but you simply can't overlook his previous two losses.

That said, UFC might just go ahead and book this.

Winner: Derek Brunson.

Who He Should Fight Next: Robert Whittaker.

Why? It just makes sense. Both men are riding impressive five fight win streaks, and both have huge wins over Hall. And with both likely being very close to one another in the top 10 rankings, as Whittaker is currently at No. 7 while Brunson sits at No. 10. I don't see a reason as to why they shouldn't face each other next. The winner, will inch himself closer to get a title shot, or at the very least a high-profile fight against other top contenders such as Chris Weidman, Ronaldo Souza, Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero for a chance at a championship fight.

Winner: Evan Dunham.

Who He Should Fight Next: Winner of Al Iaquinta and Thiago Alves.

Dunham gave former World Series of Fighting Featherweight champion Rick Glenn a rude welcome to the Octagon, battering and bruising him for 15 minutes. With he victory, Evan has quietly won four in a row in a very stacked 155-pound division. With a huge win and good win streak in his pocket, facing the winner of Iaguinta and Alves -- who will face off at UFC 205 on Nov. 12, 2016 in New York -- will give him not only a big challenge, but a decent name to hold a possible win over.

Winner: Chas Skelly.

Who He Should Fight Next: Doohoo Choi.

Though the win got Chas back into the win column, he's actually had a pretty good run inside the Octagon, winning five of his last six, with his only loss coming at the hands of Darren Elkins during that span. Choi, meanwhile, is riding a three fight win streak inside the Octagon, thirteen overall. Both are rising contenders, and it's time to see who takes that next step.

Winner: Roan Carneiro.

Who He Should Fight Next: Albert Tumenov.

After a successful return to Welterweight with a split decision win over Kenny Robertson, Roan isn't quite ready to take on the top-ranked fighters. A fight against Tumenov, who is barely hanging on to the 15 spot, makes sense, as it will give him a boost in competitiveness.

For complete UFC Fight Night 94 results and coverage click here.

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