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Poll results: The most deserving UFC 152 opponent

Alexander Gustafsson, of Sweden, right, lands a kick

Alexander Gustafsson, of Sweden, right, lands a kick to Vladimir Matyushenko, during their UFC light heavyweight 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)

Vitor Belfort gave every MMA fan something they didn't expect: a near submission victory over Jon Jones at UFC 152.

As thrilling as those 10-20 seconds were, most of you didn't even want to see Belfort in the cage against Jones.

Here are the results of the latest Fightin' Words poll, which per the usual caveat, are about as scientific as a bandanna.

Which fighter was most deserving of a title shot against Jon Jones at UFC 152?

20% -- Alexander Gustafsson

19% -- Chael Sonnen

19% -- Chris Weidman

16% -- Lyoto Machida

14% -- Someone else

12% -- Vitor Belfort

Tags: poll results , ufc 152 , alexander gustaffson , vitor belfort

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