While UFC 234 lost one half of its shine less than 12 hours out from the event, the promotions return ‘down under’ was saved by a fun and fascinating bout between Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva in the main event.

With the younger man in Adesanya chalking off a decision win against the former pound-for-pound king, the top end of the middleweight division is now in a state of flux following the champion Robert Whittaker’s hernia.

Putting the chaos of the 185 lbs weight class to one side, however, UFC 234 also saw a slew of impressive finishes by the likes of Lando Vannata, Montana De La Rosa, Jim Crute and Devonte Smith.

With UFC 234 done and dusted, and most likely completely forgotten about, here are five fights that the UFC should make with the Melbourne events big winners as we gear up for a deeper card next Sunday, headlined by a monumental heavyweight clash between Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou.