There have been plenty of great moments in MMA over the past year, but injuries and other mishaps have plagued the UFC in 2012. At this point, it's safe to say the injuries that have caused havoc on fight cards are a part of the sport and are here to stay.
However, some of the other unfortunate happenings to occur recently will hopefully be minimized in the MMA community in the years to come. Deaths and disasters hit close to home for fighters and MMA pioneers in 2012, leaving the MMA community in a frequent state of sadness.
Here are the lowest moments MMA has seen in 2012. And let us hope there a far fewer to account for 12 months from today.