Being genuinely imaginative, artistic and creative in an MMA bout can benefit both the fans watching and the fighters enacting their aesthetically pleasing techniques.
Fans have long adored and yearned for fighters who pull out obscure tactics like gogoplatas, spinning wheel kicks and belly-to-back suplexes.
Let's face it, straying from the norm and utilizing a wide array of techniques always has and always will score points with judges and fans alike.
But many years passed after the UFC's inception in 1993 before fighters began routinely displaying large repertoires of extraordinary moves in the Octagon.
Here's a look at the 10 fighters who've tapped into their inner Salvador Dali the most in MMA history.