Maybe you forgot, maybe you were distracted by all the Kimbo Slices, Ken Shamrocks and Royce Gracies dangling before your eyes, but Friday night’s Bellator 145 served as a reminder that, when it’s operating at its best, the number two MMA organization out there has some kickass fighters.

From lightweight champ Will Brooks somehow, someway avoiding Marcin Held’s borderline-mystical leglocks attacks, to Michael Page wrecking Dave Rickels, to Daniel Straus and Patricio “Pitbull” Freire beating the ever-loving hell out of each other for five full rounds, it was nonstop violence and excitement.

Here’s a taste of what you missed: