With a slow paced card that featured only two finishes all night, UFC 219 was a microcosm of sorts for the UFC’s 2017: A slow start which kicked into gear right at the end.

While fighters picked up much needed and pick wins throughout the night, the events main and co-main event delivered great showcases for the winners in Cris Cyborg and Khabib Nurmagomedov respectively.

As the UFC closes the book on 2017, here are five fights for the UFC to make as we head into 2018:

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