Mitrione moving toward contendership

Parity, thy name is mixed martial arts. A busy weekend helped sort through the increasingly competitive featherweight division, while reminding us that even when you think a fight is over in this sport, it's not.

From A to D, here are grades for the first event of Bellator's summer series, as well as returns on what was a memorable trip to Pittsburgh for the UFC.

Josh Gross covers MMA for ESPN.com. Follow him on Twitter at JoshGrossESPN.