I'd say Swick has earned a chance to get his butt kicked, yeah.
Franklin and Marquardt also seem to be on the road to a title shot, although Rich probably has the pole position.
Either Swick/Franklin/Marquardt. A lot of people have looked passed Marquardt but hes been asking for a title shot for a few months now, so I wouldn't be surprised if he gets one soon.
macdonald, if he beats franklin.
swick before that.
I'm almost certain that the Franklin/McDonald fight is an "unofficial" number one contendor match. Whoever wins that will get a shot at Silva
I think Rich Silva 2 will happen sometime in november if Anderson gets past Nathan Marquardt. Since Swick's still got a lot of potential I think the UFC is trying to keep kim aside so he doesn't have the possiblity of getting murdered by Silva, so they can build up a young contender/ champion for the future.
SWICK for sure if he beats Okami in UFC 68
Dana did an interview for a Korean MMA magazine...I dont have the link, it was on Sherdog....where he says Silva fights Franklin next assuming Franklin beats MacDonald.
Probably on the same card as Sylvia vs....Cro Cop???
Hopefully not Franklin...
If the Athlete wins against Franklin impressivly he's deserving. Marquardt is also someone who should be considered as a serious contender. But if Swick beats Okami and looks impressive there should be no doubt that he gets the title shot.
I think Nathan Marquardt should get the next title shot.
Swick deserves his shot.
silva / macdonald would be a good fight, if he gets passed franklin we could see it.
winner of swick vs. okami
The winner of Franklins next bout.
Winner of Nate/Swick. Rich needs a couple confidence fights first I think