A history-making UFC 157 forecasts great standup wars, thrilling finishes (armbar, anyone?) and eventual No. 1 contendership.
However, the most notable storyline heading into this pay-per-view is easily the first women's fight in UFC history. Still there are many compelling facets and outcomes for fight fans to keep an eye on heading into this bout.
Each fight on the card tells a unique story. Fighters such as Robbie Lawler, Court McGee and Josh Neer are all facing a possibility of getting cut, while Urijah Faber, Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida fight for future title shots.
But that's just the tip of the iceberg. Here are five aspects for UFC 157 that fans should keep an eye on.