While 2011 saw the UFC's first twister submission performed by Chan-Sung Jung against Leonard Garcia, 2012 has seen its share of spectacular submission finishes as well. Charles Oliveira even provided another UFC first with a calf slicer against Eric Wisely.
In the first six months of the year, several fighters have utilized submission holds to complete exciting come-from-behind victories. Most notably, Martin Kampmann and Jim Miller earned steps up in competition with their respective submissions against Thiago Alves and Melvin Guillard.
Let's take a look at where these stoppages fall among the 10 best UFC submissions of the first half of 2011.