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Poll results: Give Diaz a title shot

Nate Diaz celebrates his unanimous decision victory over

Nate Diaz celebrates his unanimous decision victory over Donald Cerrone shortly after their UFC lightweight mixed martial arts match Friday, Dec. 30, 2011 at The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison) (Credit: AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

Here are the results from the latest Fightin' Words reader poll, which is slightly less scientific than that pack of Post-it notes on your desk.

Who is most deserving of the next UFC lightweight title shot?

39% - Nate Diaz
23% - Gilbert Melendez
12% - Jim Miller
11% - Someone else
  9% - Gray Maynard
  6% - Frankie Edgar-Ben Henderson rematch

So let's see what happens after Saturday's UFC 144 when Edgar defends against Henderson in Japan.

The next question is also posted over there in the right rail.

Tags: nate diaz , poll results , frankie edgar , ufc 144 , jim miller , gilbert melendez , gray maynard , ben henderson

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