UFC 171 promised much and arguably exceeded all of our expectations. From top to bottom, the card delivered like few do.
We are still in the first quarter of 2014, but it would be a surprise if Saturday night's event from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, failed to make the shortlist for card of the year.
There is no shortage of outstanding displays to choose from, but who stood out the most?
Read on for a rundown of the five most impressive performances from UFC 171.