You're goddamn right we're back. MiddleEasy has decided to start releasing the definitive rankings for each fight on every major event in Mixed Martial Arts. We are official the publication of record for all UFC Fight Ratings. It's a big responsibility that we bestowed on ourselves so, the pressure's on... I guess. Anyway, let's give some thanks and praise at the alter of the MMA Gods, recognizing the majesty that they have bestowed upon us, but arbitrarily scoring it. But before I give you the star ratings for UFC Calgary (or UFC on Fox 30 or Poirier vs. Alvarez), let\u2019s take a quick second to lay down the ground rules for our ranking system. MiddleEasy\u2019s Star Ratings System: 1.)\u00a0 Ratings Go from 1 star to 5 stars. No zero stars given. 2.) No quarter stars, no half stars. That\u2019s for indecisive bitches. 3.) Star Ratings can be interpreted as the following: \u2013\u00a0\u00a0 fuck this fight \u2013\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 bad Fight \u2013\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 good fight \u2013\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 great fight \u2013\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 legendary Got it? Good, because it's simple as all hell. So, without further delay, I present the MiddleEasy Star Ratings for UFC Calgary. MiddleEasy Star Ratings: UFC Calgary Poirier def Alvarez (KO R2):\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 \tThis one felt like it could go down as one of the best fights of 2018 in the lead up, and it delivered huge. The first fight between these two was full of big momentum swings and controversy, and the second iteration only delivered more. After Eddie Alvarez grabbed full mount with "The Diamond" pressed against the cage, it seemed like Alvarez was going to finally take all controversy out of this rivalry. But a 12-6 elbow thrown by Eddie got both fighters stood back up, and Dustin Poirier took advantage of the situation.\u00a0 He stormed Alvarez with a bunch of unanswered punches and left Eddie crumpled up against the cage. One of the best fights of 2018 without a doubt. Massive violence factor and two superb rounds of balls-to-the-wall action. Both fighters are heroes. Aldo def Stephens (TKO R1):\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 \tThis fight just felt so good. As much as you have to love the violence that Jeremy Stephens brings to the cage, the victory clearly meant so much to Jose Aldo. The legend of the Featherweight division has clearly been in a skid, and it felt like he needed this for his soul. Aldo getting rocked and hurt early only makes it that much more satisfying to see him hit that clean body shot and follow up with brutal ground and pound to get his first stoppage in forever. Just a great fight to see; it was damn near heart-warming. Jedrzejczyk def Torres (UD):\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 \tAnother cool bit of redemption in this fight. Joanna (former) Champy beat Tecia Torres up for three rounds and was always ahead of a very game Torres. Women's Featherweight is just a funner place with a relevant and dangerous Joanna Jedrzeczyk in it. Hernandez def Aubin-Mercier (UD):\u00a0\u00a0 Mein def Morono (UD):\u00a0 Dowodu def Arnett (UD):\u00a0\u00a0 Makhachev def Johnson (Sub R1):\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 Cutelaba def Antigulov (TKO R1):\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 Makdessi def Pearson (UD):\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 \tProbably should be the Fight of the Night. It's just a blood-and-guts stand up battle. Ross Pearson was a step behind Makdessi for most of it, but he was definitely willing to take some damage to get in his own licks. Which made for a great third round and probably the best fight of the night. Chookagain def Davis (UD):\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 Ortiz def Nicolau (KO R1):\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 Ansaroff def Markos (UD):\u00a0\u00a0 Powell def Herrera (KO R1):\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 \tLiver shots finishes opened and closed this card. That's the type of foreshadowing Bas Rutten could love. UFC Calgary Main Card Rating: 3.5\u00a0 Total UFC Calgary Card Rating: 3.15\u00a0 For the whole database of MiddleEasy's Star Rating, check out this Google Sheet. Hate some of these rankings? Want to make a compelling case for re-rating? Hit us up on Twitter,\u00a0and come correct.