One of the WWE's biggest surprises of 2012 has been the success of the unlikely pairing of Kane and Daniel Bryan.
When the year started, Bryan was in the midst of a heel turn as World Heavyweight Champion and Kane had just returned, wearing a mask for the first time in nearly a decade.
As 2012 nears its end, however, Bryan and Kane find themselves still sticking together as the very odd, yet wildly entertaining, WWE Tag Team Champions.
Not many could have predicted that Kane and Bryan would end up as the Tag Team Champions at the beginning of the year. But it's safe to say that these two have done a lot of great things for both themselves and the WWE in general in 2012.
While some may always prefer Bryan and Kane as two separate singles stars, their partnership has resulted in plenty of good throughout the course of this year.
Here are seven benefits of Kane and Daniel Bryan's tag team partnership.