With UFC 144 now a fond memory the focus must now be turned to UFC's second FX card which will hit this Friday.
The main event is a bout between Thiago Alves and Martin Kampmann, which is almost guaranteed to turn into a striking war and give the fans fireworks. The winner isn't in line for a title shot and that proves how stacked the division is.
There is so much talent crammed into the division that it might be a while before the winner even sees title contention. It would be ludicrous to try to rank most of the fighters who are in the division, but there is a certain pool of talent that keeps coming up.
Other than the two men who will face off against each other this Friday, here is the top talent at 170 pounds.