UFC 144 is in the books and the fighters have walked away either in the triumph of victory or the tragedy of defeat, but every single one of them more was banged up by the end of the night.
Credit should go to all men who decide to take up this dangerous profession and who fought tonight.
But how much credit should be given for each fighter? Even though each man should be applauded for fighting, there are still winners and losers and they must be gauged somehow.
The UFC's foray into Japan was a great success and even though the event gets an A, some of the fighters marks aren't as high.