In the final UFC show of 2018, UFC 232 delivered the fireworks in the cage.
With Jon Jones defeating Alexander Gustafsson in the main event, ‘Bones’ returned to the top of the heap in the light heavyweight division and claimed the division’s championship for the third time despite never losing the belt in the Octagon.
Perhaps overshadowing Jones return however, was the demolition of Cris Cyborg as Amanda Nunes moved up a weight class to record a first round KO over the long-reigning and widely considered best female fighter on the planet.
With Nunes teeing off on Cyborg throughout their short-lived bout, Nunes became the first female fighter to simultaneously hold two championships in the UFC and cement her legacy and name in the history books.
Elsewhere there were huge wins for the likes of Alexander Volkanovski, Petr Yan, Ryan Hall and Nathaniel Wood but we’ll sign off 2018 with five fights that the UFC should make with the winners on the main card of UFC 232: