No breakout stars in the vein of a Rebecca Sealfon, and nothing as perversely entertaining as the fainting kid last year. But this was the best competition I've seen in years. Samir Patel has "it" and is eligible for three more years. Bet the ranch on him to take it next year.
These are the post "UFC on FOX 7" rankings. (Did anybody actually watch it? I watched NBA Playoffs.) Voting panel (78): Marcelo Alonso (Portal do Vale-Tudo ) Kenai Andrews (MMA Crossfire) Ian Bain (MMAOpinion.co.uk)