In the culmination of a card that could well go down as the event of the year, Tyron Woodley provided a stark reminder of why he has held the UFC welterweight title for over two years.
In a near flawless performance, Woodley dropped his dangerous challenger in Darren Till before locking in a d’arce choke to secure his fourth successful title defence. With such a dominant showing, Woodley should start to receive the respect he deserves from everyone in MMA and he could well enter the conversation for pound-for-pound greats in the sports current climate.
Elsewhere at UFC 228, Jessica Andrade put down a massive marker to strawweight champion Rose Namajunas as the Brazilian landed a flush knockout blow on Karolina Kowalkiewicz while Abdul Razak Alhassan opened up the main card in similar circumstances against Niko Price.
With nine finishes on a 13 fight card, a plethora of top-drawer performances and both Diego Sanchez and Jim Miller rolling back the years, UFC 228 should keep the promotions matchmakers busy in the upcoming weeks.
As a small favour to Mick Maynard and Sean Shelby though, here are five fights to make with the Dallas, Texas events biggest winners: