On Wednesday night the 2012 ESPYs will take center stage in Los Angeles.
Superstars from across the world of sports will gather at the Nokia Theater as awards are handed out to the year's best and brightest athletes.
Although ESPYs are hardly the most coveted hardware in sports, it's a prestigious honor to be recognized by fans for excellence in your field.
Like previous years, the category of Best Male Athlete is one of the most intriguing, as individual and team stars are matched up against each other for the honor.
Here are the power rankings for this year's Best Male Athlete nominations.