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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to pay-per-view last Saturday night (July 2, 2011) with UFC 132: "Cruz vs. Faber," featuring Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz successfully defending his title for the very first time inside the Octagon and exacting revenge against Urijah Faber in the process.
But that's not all.
Chris Leben and Wanderlei Silva met in the center of the cage, as promised, and delivered a stunning knockout finish, via "The Crippler" crumpling "The Axe Murderer," again, as promised.
And what else is there to say about the performance of
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 borne from Saturday night's Independence Day event.
In we go.
UFC 132: "Cruz vs. Faber"
Results and live play-by-play
Recap and post-fight discussion
Post-fight press conference video
Bonuses and awards
Event photos gallery
Facebook "Prelims" results and recap
Fight recap: Rafael dos Anjos sends George Sotiropoulos to the back of the lightweight line
Fight recap: Melvin Guillard does Shane Roller dirty ... real dirty
Fight recap: Carlos Condit flys through the air, connects with a knockout knee and lands at the top of the 170-pound ladder
Fight recap: Tito Ortiz shocks the world and rocks Ryan Bader before choking him out
Fight recap: Dennis Siver wins it by a hair over Matt Wiman
Fight recap: Chris Leben knocks out Wanderlei Silva in the first round -- and maybe out of the UFC
Fight recap: Dominick Cruz gets his revenge on Urijah Faber
UFC 132 post-fight fallout
It was close but the Fight Metric report shows the judges made the right call in the Cruz vs. Faber main event
Ryan Bader is really pissed off that he's the guy that ended Tito Ortiz's losing streak
Dominick Cruz vs Urijah Faber -- the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat (Pic)
The Hooters girl contest winner carried cards around the Octagon and looked hot doing it
Tito Ortiz vs. Ryan Bader highlights
Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber highlights
Chael Sonnen watched Chris Leben knock out Wanderlei Silva and determined "The Axe Murderer" can't cut it in the fight game anymore
Is Carlos Condit worthy of a title shot? He lets his flying knee knockout speak for itself
Melvin Guillard doesn't give a care about rankings -- but he wants Jim Miller next
Tito Ortiz wins and brings happiness to a cancer patient and his family
Carlos Condit spent time practicing the flying knee he used to knock out Dong Hyun Kim
Chris Leben never once visualized his fight against Wanderlei Silva would end the way it did
Who is Dominick Cruz defending his title against next? Brian Bowles or Demetrious Johnson?
Win, lose or draw, Wanderlei Silva is one of the all-time greats
Poll: Who should Tito Ortiz fight next?
Dominick Cruz is willing to move up to featherweight to fight Jose Aldo
That my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being. What gets your vote for the biggest story coming out of UFC 132?
Sound off, Maniacs.