As Madison Square Garden emptied on Sunday morning, MMA fans began to wrap their head around just how good UFC 217’s night of fights had been.
In the aftermath of the event, countless UFC fans have stated that it was the greatest show the promotion had ever staged while former fighter turned commentator, Brendan Schaub, emphatically stated that it was the best UFC card of all time.
‘As I was watching it, I was like ‘Ho-ly sh*t.’ Best UFC card ever.’
The reasons why the event is being received as well as it is are numerous, however, if one were to put their finger on two, it would be the upsets and the finishes.
Heading into the event, Michael Bisping, Cody Garbrandt and Joanna Jedrzejczyk were all favourites in their respective bouts and had stated their cases in an overconfident manner on countless occasions. However, when all was said and done, all three ended up vanquished on the canvas.
Check out the extraordinary video explaining why UFC 217 was the greatest night of fights in the promotion’s history below…