Obviously all three are the rightful next contenders. Bader- Literally was set to face the now champion in a 5 round main event, He was snubbed for someone that lost in 2 minutes to the person the current champion beat for the title. Snubbery at it's finest. , Hendricks- By all accounts (outside 2 judges that were distracted by whatever was in the arena during the 2nd fight) Hendricks has beaten Robbie Lawler twice Id go as far as to say its not debatable (so would most media scorecards). Hendricks is a bit of a douche and people love Robbie so of course no one holds for Hendricks even after he beats Matt Brown, and is about to be passed over for Condiut. Snub. My pick is Assuenco sorry for spelling his name wrong, but the guy has the longest winning streak at 135 which is dreadfully thin AND BEAT THE CHAMPION! The fight while debatable is by no means a robbery like lets Hendricks vs. Lawler 2. How Cruz can come off the bench and win one fight then re injure himself just doing regular training and being shelfed for another year and still be called number 1 contender is just silly. We have the most marketable rematch available to us, and its being passed over. Who do think got snubbed the worst, one of these guys, maybe JDS for a Werdrum rematch, maybe Jacare at middleweight? Maybe someone i completely missed.