For fans of mixed martial arts, this past week has been a slow crawl of steadily rising anticipation for tonight's "Gustafsson vs. Silva" event, going down at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.
UFC on FUEL TV 2 will feature a light heavyweight showdown pitting rising star Alexander Gustafsson in one of his toughest tests to date against the returning -- and finally healthy -- Thiago Silva.
In other main card action, Brian Stann battles Alessio Sakara while Dennis Siver makes his featherweight debut against Diego Nunes.
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 today's broadcast.
In we go:
UFC on FUEL TV 2: "Gustafsson vs. Silva"
Results and live fight coverage
UFC on FUEL TV 2 predictions and previews:
Predictions from the myth himself, Nostradumbass
"Prelims" preview and predictions part one
"Prelims" preview and predictions part two
Fight preview: Brad Pickett vs. Damacio Page
Fight preview: Dennis Siver vs. Diego Nunes
Fight preview: DaMarques Johnson vs. John Maguire
Fight preview: Paulo Thiago vs. Sayir Bahadurzada
Fight preview: Brian Stann vs. Alessio Sakara
Fight preview: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Thiago Silva
UFC on FUEL TV 2 weigh-ins:
UFC on FUEL TV 2 news:
Exclusive interview with Alexander Gustafsson
Exclusive interview with Papy Abedi
Exclusive interview with James Head
Exclusive interview with Reza Madadi
Exclusive interview with Tom DeBlass
Exclusive interview with Damacio Page
UFC on FUEL TV 2 editorials:
History in the Making: Alexander Gustafsson makes a statement with his 41 second debut
History in the Making: Thiago Silva makes quick work of Houston Alexander and Keith Jardine
History in the Making: Brian Stann moves to middleweight and immediately makes a mark
History in the Making: Siyar Bahadurzada takes 10 years and 13 minutes to finally get to the UFC
The seven week drought between events was too long
Alexander Gustafsson feels no pressure fighting Thiago Silva in Sweden
Thiago Silva doesn't care what you think, he's just here to fight
Thiago Silva is ready to die in Sweden
Brian Stann wants a top five guy after knocking out Alessio Sakara
Brian Stann wants to fight Michael Bisping after defeating Alessio Sakara
Alessio Sakara calls Brian Stann a modern day Marine Warrior, himself a historic Roman soldier
Damacio Page is renewed, rested and raring to face Brad Pickett
UFC on FUEL TV 2 videos:
Dana White: Alexander Gustafsson is kicking so much ass, guys are afraid to spar with him
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 long drought of UFC events finally coming to an end? The rise of Alexander Gustafsson? The debut of the world's largest fight promotion in Sweden? The return of Thiago Silva? Something else?
Sound off, Maniacs.