At UFC 123, George Sotiropoulos continued to add to his growing pile of impressive victories. After getting off to a slow start, Sotiropoulos finished Joe Lauzon with a kimura in the second round.

Talks of receiving a title shot have surfaced after each of Sotiropoulos' last three victories, but the approaching influx of WEC lightweights could further postpone his chances at fighting for the title.

Let's take a look at just how close Sotiropoulos is to the top of the UFC's lightweight division.

(Remember, fighters are eligible for rankings in weight classes in which they have competed with in one year's time.)

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