Originally Posted by Oats420
Yeah... He lost it to Serra, beat the #4, then #2(at the time, I believe Hughes was anyways) so yeah, I think he deserved a re-match. Seeing how it was Serra's first title defence anyways... it might as well be a re-match, in which he got totally dominated.
He was given a title shot after he fought Koscheck, he just chose to fight Hughes at 79 instead of wait till the UFC went to Canada. It was Serra's first title defense and he got dominated, yes, sounds like GSP a year ago.