While some saw Saturday night’s main event as a potential breakthrough moment for Kevin Holland, Derek Brunson did what he does best and played the spoiler to another middleweight contender.

Stopping Holland’s five-fight winning streak to increase his own tally to four-in-a-row, Brunson would resort to his bread and butter as his grappling nullified his opponent.

While Holland remained undeterred as exemplified by his humourous chatty disposition, it was the Strikeforce veteran who left with both his hand and his stock in the middleweight division raised.

With big victories on the main card for Max Griffin, Adrian Yanez, and Tai Tuivasa, UFC on ESPN 21’s main card would see some exemplary finishes while the preliminary portion of the night saw Grant Dawson hand Leonardo Santos his first loss since 2009 with a late hammerfist KO.

Now with UFC 260 fast approaching, here are a quick five fights for the UFC matchmakers to pencil into their schedules: