In the absence of a UFC lightweight championship bout between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard, Saturday's event in Las Vegas became much more about the totality of the lineup than a particular fight.
That wasn't necessarily a bad thing for other competitors on the card, but for those of us wishing to see a main event championship war, the news was disappointing. As always, the show moved on and the storyline changed.
When it was done, UFC 130 will be remembered for putting fighters' careers in perspective.
From A+ to D-, here's how performances stacked up:
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