Alexander Volkanovski made an emphatic statement at UFC 273, loudly proclaiming his place as the world’s best featherweight.

Aljamain Sterling returned to the Octagon after a 13-month absence, conquering Petr Yan to crown himself the undisputed bantamweight champion.

And Khamzat Chimaev kept his undefeated streak alive with a unanimous decision victory. But it came at a price, as Chimaev no longer resembled the unstoppable juggernaut he had been in his prior 10 victories as he was forced to overcome all sorts of adversity against Gilbert Burns.