Already a few steps into the new year, we begin to look back on one of the greatest years in MMA history.
2011 provided fans with spectacular fights, amazing finishes and grueling decisions.
As we continue into 2012, MMA fans' expectations will continue to grow along with the sport's popularity.
As expected, 2012 has potential to be the biggest year of all time for MMA, as organizations like the UFC are rapidly approaching the mainstream.
The following slides display 30 bold predictions for MMA in 2012.
Let's take a look.