Now that we are through one of the most hyped UFC cards since UFC 100, we can look back at who was the best in Anaheim on Saturday.
No. 1 star -- Cain Velasquez: There's no doubt who was the brilliant star of UFC 121. Velasquez put together the perfect gameplan to beat the behemoth Brock Lesnar. He learned from the mistakes Shane Carwin made, and used his wrestling prowess, athleticism and punching power to take down the king. In the end, size didn't matter and Cain was the one who was left standing with the UFC heavyweight championship belt around his waist.
No. 2 star -- Brendan Schaub: Using a punishing jab, Schaub picked apart Gabriel Gonzaga, taking a decision from the former heavyweight title contender. Since losing the Roy Nelson in the final of "The Ultimate Fighter," Schaub has three wins in a row and now has his sights set on former cham Frank Mir.
No. 3 star -- Court McGee: In his first fight since winning "The Ultimate Fighter," McGee looked in trouble early on, with Ryan Jensen battering McGee for the first round. But McGee came back to choke out Jensen in the third and show that he was no reality show fluke.
Who were your three stars from UFC 121?