The No. 2 lightweight defeated Diego Sanchez in an instant classic. The win puts him right back into the mix for a lightweight title shot, but there is still a lot to work out in the muddled division.
With a new champion and several challengers waiting in the wings, it may take another fight to determine who challenges the winner of Anthony Pettis vs. Josh Thomson. The division continues to get better and better.
After recent happenings in the division, it is time to take a look at the top 10 lightweights in the UFC.