For a heavyweight trilogy to play out like it did, maybe Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos wasn't really a trilogy to begin with.
The first encounter was so short and abrupt that it almost escapes the mind when you look at Velasquez's body of work over the last 10 rounds.
He's dominated JDS from start to finish, taking him down at will, exhausting him before the championship rounds, making his face look like mashed potatoes and keeping the belt around his own waist.
So even thought it's going to seem as if their rivalry—if you can call it that—was a trilogy, looking at the champ's accomplishments last night and in the past should take precedence over all.
Here are the pivotal moments from UFC 166's main event showdown and why Velasquez ultimately separated himself from "Cigano" in the record books.