I haven't seen a lot of evolution in him to be honest. He's a very similar fighter to what he's always been really... a strong, controlling wrestler with decent stand up and good power. He's always been a bit underrated due to the nature of his losses IMO, but he's a top 5 guy at 205 and shows plenty of promise at heavyweight.
It sounds like he'll take fights at both 205 and 265 to defend his belts going forward. Phil Davis is probably the next best guy at 205 and Bader's beaten him twice already, so I wouldn't mind seeing him at heavyweight more. There appears to be more interesting fights there for him, especially with Minakov coming back.
The card today wouldn't have been a great advertisement if you tuned in. A wrestling heavy welterweight fight with not much action, a couple of slow heavyweight fights, and a sloppy grappling fight between two great strikers to cap the night. MVP reminded me a lot of Anderson tonight and not in a good way. Looked like he solely wanted to counter and when Daley wouldn't lead we had some extended starting contests. When he got taken down he rarely opened his guard, and while Daley wasn't able to get much done on top he cost himself two rounds. I get the feeling Lima is going to eat him alive in the next round.