The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Cleveland debut was a success, as Stipe Miocic defended his heavyweight title at UFC 203 in front of a sold-out hometown crowd at Quicken Loans Arena.
It was a bizarre night of fights, but the positive moments overwhelmed the negative and the UFC can leave Ohio feeling great about what we learned at the event.
Sure, the CM Punk expirement could have gone better and we may have seen the end of a legendary career, but another UFC 203 main card fighter is knocking on the door of greatness while a contender is gaining steam in the women’s strawweight division.
What are the biggest takeaways from this past weekend’s event?
Here are five things we learned from UFC 203.