Regardless of whether he is a top contender or not, the UFC gave him the title shot and with it ending the way it did, I say "yes." He should get an immediate title shot just because of the way it went down in the first fight.
Favorite UFC Fighters:
HW-Cigano, Frank Mir, Cain Valasquez
LHW-Machida, Franklin, Jon Jones
MW-Maia, Gouveia, Anderson
WW-GSP, Hazelett ,Diaz
LW-BJ Penn, Huerta, Lauzon