For fans of mixed martial arts, this past week has been a slow crawl of steadily rising anticipation for tonight's "Jones vs. Machida" event, going down at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
UFC 140 will feature a light heavyweight championship showdown pitting current titleholder Jon Jones putting his strap on the line against former 205-pound deity Lyoto Machida.
Other match-ups on the card include the rematch between Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and the return of "The People's Champ," Tito Ortiz, against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
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 140: "Jones vs. Machida"
Fight card and line-up
Results and live fight coverage
UFC 140 predictions and previews:
Predictions from the myth himself, Nostradumbass
Ion TV "Prelims" preview and predictions
Facebook "Prelims" preview and predictions
Fight preview: Claude Patrick vs. Brian Ebersole
Fight preview: Mark Hominick vs. Chan Sung Jung
Fight preview: Tito Ortiz vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Fight preview: Frank Mir vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Fight preview: Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida
UFC 140 press conferences:
Pre-fight press conference
Press conference video
Press conference staredown pics
UFC 140 weigh-ins:
Weigh-in staredown pics
Weigh-in photos gallery
Lyoto Machida shows off 22 pounds of new muscle
Brittney Palmer returns at weigh-ins
UFC 140 odds:
Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida
Complete odds and betting guide
UFC 140 news:
How to watch the event
Conference call live blog
Open workouts photo gallery
Exclusive interview with Nik Lentz
Complete statistical breakdown of Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida
Complete statistical breakdown of Frank Mir vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Jon Jones nominated by ESPN for "Most Awesomest Dude of 2011"
UFC 140 editorials:
History in the Making: Tito Ortiz fends off retirement by choking out Ryan Bader
History in the Making: Chan Sung Jung and Leonard Garcia go to war
Jon Jones admits he's not invincible
Jon Jones already has blueprints to defeat Lyoto Machida
If Lyoto Machida wants to play the distance game, Jon Jones is down
Jon Jones expecting the best Lyoto Machida ever
Is Lyoto Machida sick heading into his title shot against Jon Jones?
Randy Couture says Jon Jones will not walk through Lyoto Machida
How far away from a title shot is Frank Mir?
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is back and more explosive and confident than ever
Frank Mir won the first fight with Big Nog because he was the better fighter, not some staph infection
Tito Ortiz contemplates retirement
Tito Ortiz is now "The People's Champ"
UFC 140 videos:
Dana White video blog episode one
Countdown to UFC 140
Extended video preview
Jones vs. Machida in UFC Undisputed 3
Jon Jones leg kicks the crap out of Jim Norton
Jones vs. Machida fight preview
Lyoto Machida is going to get his belt back
Frank Mir vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira winner could determine next title contender
An in shape Big Nog can beat Frank Mir
Tito Ortiz aiming for "Knockout of the Night" win
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira hoping to knock out hard-headed Tito Ortiz
Tito Ortiz: When I don't have fun in the gym anymore, I'll retire
Chan Sung Jung thinking knockout or submission over Mark Hominick
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 artsy-fartsy match-up between Jones and Machida? The return of Tito Ortiz? Something else?
Sound off, Maniacs.