The UFC finally came back to the land of the rising sun, and as the show for UFC 144 closed in Japan, memorable moments were born.
Some of them were the kind that could be seen anywhere while others held a special place because of the setting and importance of the event.
Fighting is about telling a story as much as it is about the men who step into the cage. The return of the UFC to Japan proves that much.
The fights are what the fans come to see, but the stories that unfold are what ends up being remembered in the end. While UFC 144 had a great night of fights, five moments stand out and above the rest.