Within the remaining UFC APEX occasion earlier than the swap to the now infamous ‘Combat Island’, UFC on ESPN 12 noticed a battle of the yr contender in its major occasion and a bunch of enjoyable matchups in help.

With Dustin Poirier’s fuel tank permitting him to take the later rounds following a hellacious early tempo in opposition to Dan Hooker, the headline act of Saturday’s occasion will go down as a contender for 2020’s battle of the yr.

Elsewhere, Mike Perry’s alternative of getting his girlfriend as his lone nook made no distinction with a unanimous resolution win over Mickey Gall, Maurice Greene scored an arm-triangle from the underside in opposition to Gian Villante whereas Julian Erosa defeated rising prospect Sean Woodson on just some days discover.

With a two-week wait now ongoing earlier than ‘Combat Island’ kicks into gear, listed below are 5 fights for the UFC matchmakers to contemplate with 5 of the large winners of UFC on ESPN 12: