I don’t know if you’ve heard, but last night’s UFC on Fox 5 event was “the greatest fight card ever assembled on network television.”
Sure, at the beginning of the night it felt like the UFC was going to annoy us quickly with that statement, but to their credit, the event was exactly what they said it was.
It’s not often that a fight card completely lives up to the UFC hype machine, but every so often there’s a night of fights that delivers on almost every possible level.
From the predictably fun opener between Mike Swick and Matt Brown, to the absolute clinic Benson Henderson executed against Nate Diaz, UFC on Fox 5 had something for everyone.
All four main card bouts had something to force fans to get excited about. On many other fight cards, any one of these bouts would have had a chance at earning a bonus check or two for the fighters involved, but the overall high quality of fights made this a night to remember for MMA fans.