Ronda Rousey entered the UFC with six first-round submissions, all coming via armbar despite her opponents' preparation for her signature finish.
Becoming the UFC's first woman champion came with a lot of pressure and responsibility, so some wondered whether or not Rousey could continue her success through all of the distractions that came along with her increased exposure as a member of the world's top MMA organization.
In her Octagon debut against Liz Carmouche, Rousey answered the questions with yet another first-round armbar win. Someday, an opponent is going to find a way to stifle Rousey's seemingly unstoppable armbar attack, but the women's bantamweight champion appears determined to continue her trend.
Was Rousey's submission of Carmouche enough to put her in the lead for submission of the year in 2013? Let's take a look.