A country's pride brought home an astonishing medley of wins as if they were already carved in the history books.
A legend reminded his country and the world that he is in fact still BIG.
A champion has finished victorious unbelievably once again, stunning the world, and seamlessly continuing to achieve greatness.
A reminder from within became a reality when "shogun" took the stage, as the proud Brazilian sent a big message.
Home field advantage was brought to another level and gave their own athletes an immeasurable advantage.
A fighter decided he wanted a fight to be stopped, and got a reality check.
Bulgaria squeaked out a win in the midst of an all-Brazilian event.
A lightweight battle gave the saying, "don't blink" a whole new meaning.
A president's most critiqued statement about one fighter was solidified in front of everyone's eyes.
A hosting country exhibited class and enthusiasm that sent a biblical proportioned surge of pride through the sport of MMA.
Ever person who loves this sport, was made to feel lucky enough to call themselves a fan of it.
A television network was all at once both happy, and honored to have just joined such an amazing phenomenon.
The UFC was on the top of the world.
Today:UFC Rio Happened.