Stephan Bonnar calls for Franklin, Bader, Ortiz, or a 3rd fight with Forrest

UFC light heavyweight veteran Stephan Bonnar drops a few names as he’s ready to return to the octagon after a little layoff since picking up back to back wins over Krzysztof Soszynski and Igor Pokrajac.

Bonnar, speaking via MMAJunkie.com, said:

“You always like a big name. I was hinting toward someone like (Rich) Franklin or (Forrest) Griffin again … or maybe (Ryan) Bader or even Tito Ortiz. Your guess is as good as mine.” [The Forrest Griffin Trilogy], It’s a big draw. I want to fight someone that fans want to watch. I want to be on the big stage. … As a fighter, that’s what you want.”

“I got a chance to heal. But on top of that, really, you want to develop the other parts of your life. I hate to say it, but just fighting … and going back to the gym is kind of depressing. I think it’s important to develop the other parts of your life. Now I’m kind of hungry to get back in there and fight again.”

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