Some of the best UFC fighters in the world struggle to maintain greatness.
Whether due to injury, suspension or defeat at the hands of an even more elite fighter, these superstar talents don't always come out on top.
But that doesn't mean they don't possess the resilience, dedication and perseverance required to come back stronger than ever.
With that said, barring unforeseen setbacks, here are the most anticipated Octagon returns set to take place over the next year. Enjoy.