A confusing split between one-time buddies helped lead to Saturday's title bout between two of the world's top-10 fighters.
Alessio Sakara and Paulo Thiago - the only fighters who suffered knockout losses - were also the only fighters medically suspended following this past weekend's UFC on FUEL TV 2 event.
After a split-decision loss to wrestling specialist Danny Castillo in his most recent fight, Anthony Njokuani is undoubtedly happy to be facing a striker such as John Makdessi.
Bellator Fighting Championships CEO Bjorn Rebney now knows what he is up against regarding the UFC’s courtship of Hector Lombard.
Watch the live press conference for UFC145 as Jon Jones and Rashad Evans prepare for their championship showdown.