At the end of 2012, the UFC's heavyweight division underwent a sea change at the top when Cain Velasquez beat Junior dos Santos to become UFC heavyweight champion for the second time.
Long considered the most shallow of all the UFC's weight classes, the heavyweight division is being fortified with new contenders and potential stars, and there's little question that the division is stronger now than at any point in the history of the company.
2012 wasn't a bad year for the heavyweights. Not by any measure. But 2013 could be a banner year for the UFC's big boys, and in the following slides, I'll give you 10 reasons why.
Let's get this thing started.