Story wants top ten opponent next
Before a controversial decision to Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks had only been beaten by one man: Rick Story. Since that win over Hendricks Story has gone 3-4, putting himself out of title contention, but he believes he's ready again for a top ten opponent:
“I want to fight anyone in the top-10,” Story told MMAjunkie Radio. “I just want to get back in the top-10 of the world.”
Fortunately for story, UFC 167 was a fight card that featured five welterweight bouts, meaning there’s no shortage of potential opponents running on a similar fight schedule.
One fighter who did catch Story’s eye after his preliminary card victory was Tyron Woodley, a former Strikeforce title challenger who earned the “Knockout of the Night” against Josh Koscheck on the pay-per-view.
“I’d fight Woodley,” Story said. “I just care to fight someone in the top-10.”