Dolph Ziggler is in prime position to have the best year of his career.
Since he made his debut under the Ziggler character back in 2008, wrestling fans have been waiting for him to break out and solidify himself as one of the WWE's top stars.
While it may have taken a little longer than some expected, Ziggler is as close to the top as he's ever been.
In 2012, he had the best year of his career. He flirted with the main event scene for a while and essentially guaranteed that he'd become a World champion by winning the Money in the Bank briefcase.
Now, Ziggler begins 2013 with the realization that this will undoubtedly be the year that makes or breaks "The Showoff."
Here are seven moments that will define Dolph Ziggler in 2013 and beyond.