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For fans of mixed martial arts, this past week has been a slow crawl of steadily rising anticipation for tonight's "Leben vs. Munoz" event, going down at the LG Arena in Birmingham, England.
UFC 138 will feature a middleweight mash up pitting the always affable Chris Leben against "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" himself, Mark Munoz.
Also on the card are match-ups pitting
Brad Pickett vs. Renan Barao and Thiago Alves vs. Papy Abedi.
It's been a flurry of non-stop news, analysis, quotes, predictions and previews for the past week and it's certainly understandable if you missed out on a few stories.
But don't worry, Maniacs, we've got you covered.
In cased you missed any or all of it — or just want to keep the discussion alive — below are links to all the major storylines heading into tonight's broadcast.
In we go:
UFC 138: "Leben vs. Munoz"
Fight card and line-up
Results and live fight coverage
UFC 138 predictions and previews:
Predictions from the man himself, Nostradumbass
Facebook "Prelims" preview and predictions
Fight preview: Chris Leben vs. Mark Munoz
Fight preview: Brad Pickett vs. Renan Barao
Fight preview: Thiago Alves vs. Papy Abedi
Fight preview: Terry Etim vs. Edward Faaloloto
UFC 138 press conferences:
Pre-fight press conference video
Press conference staredown pics
UFC 138 weigh-ins:
Weigh-in staredown pics
Weigh-in staredown videos
Weigh-in photos gallery
Thiago Alves misses weight
Thiago Alves missing weight was due to calibration issue
UFC 138 odds:
Chris Leben vs. Mark Munoz
Complete odds and betting guide
UFC 138 news:
UFC 138 sets LG Arena revenue record
Open media workout videos
Open media workout photos gallery
Exclusive interview with Mark Munoz
Exclusive interview with Brad Pickett
UFC 138 editorials:
History in the Making: Mark Munoz puts CB Dollaway to sleep in less than a minute
History in the Making: Thiago Alves rises to the top with knockout of Matt Hughes
Chris Leben would only fight Chael Sonnen if it was for the title
When Chris Leben's right and focused, no one can beat him
Mark Munoz vows to finish Chris Leben
Mark Munoz is confident enough to stand and bang with Chris Leben
What does Mark Munoz predict for his fight against Chris Leben? Flying bombs!
UFC 138 videos:
Chris Leben video blog episode one
Chris Leben video blog episode two
Chris Leben video blog episode three
Mark Munoz training camp video
Papy Abedi in 'The Makambo Story' part one
Papy Abedi in 'The Makambo Story' part two
That, my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being.
What has been the biggest story heading into this event? The fact that there really aren't any big stories heading into it? Something else?
Sound off, Maniacs.