September 22, 2012; Toronto, ON, CANADA; Jon Jones kicks Vitor Belfort in the light heavyweight championship during UFC 152 at the Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to pay-per-view (PPV) this past Saturday night (Sept. 22, 2012) with UFC 152: "Jones vs. Belfort" from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, featuring Jon Jones successfully defending his light heavyweight championship with a fourth round submission of Vitor Belfort.
Even if he almost got finished himself in the process.
In the co-main event of the evening,
Demetrious Johnson became the first ever UFC flyweight champion by earning a split decision victory over Joseph Benavidez.
Other action on the card saw
Michael Bisping take out Brian Stann, Matt Hamill return from retirement to dominate Roger Hollett, and Cub Swanson knock Charles Oliveira into next week.
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 event in Los Angeles.
In we go.
UFC 152: "Jones vs. Belfort"
Results and live fight coverage
Post-fight press conference
Bonuses and awards
Event photos gallery
Jon Jones vs Vitor Belfort full fight video highlights
Michael Bisping vs Brian Stann full fight video highlights
"Jones vs. Belfort" main card highlights
"Prelims" results recap
Fight recap: Cub Swanson knocks out Charles Oliveira
Fight recap: Matt Hamill dominates Roger Hollett
Fight recap: Michael Bisping beats Brian Stann
Fight recap: Demetrious Johnson outlasts Joseph Benavidez
Fight recap: Jon Jones submits Vitor Belfort
Fight review and analysis: Cub Swanson vs. Charles Oliveira
Fight review and analysis: Matt Hamill vs. Roger Hollett
Fight review and analysis: Michael Bisping vs. Brian Stann
Fight review and analysis: Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez
Fight review and analysis: Jon Jones vs. Vitor Belfort
UFC 152 post-fight fallout
Event report card
Biggest winner and lowliest loser
What's next for Jon Jones and Demetrious Johnson
Dana White and Jon Jones bury the hatchet
Jon Jones wasn't close to tapping to Vitor Belfort's armbar
Vitor Belfort reportedly fought through a broken hand
Big whoop: A light heavyweight defeated a middleweight
Jon Jones moving to heavyweight is now inevitable
Looking back to look forward to the future of the flyweight division
Dana White thinks you're a moron if you didn't like the flyweight title fight
Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping is interesting to Dana White
Does Michael Bisping deserve a title shot or is it just inevitable?
Cub Swanson scored one for the veterans with his "Knockout of the Night"
Grant vs. Dunham, not Hamill vs. Hollett, belong on main card
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 152?
Sound off, Maniacs.