The Ultimate Fighting Championship's Octagon represents the pinnacle of mixed martial arts for aspiring fighters.
Much like the NFL or the NBA, the UFC represents the ultimate achievement for its fighters. It announces a fighter's arrival on the grandest stage, and it showcases his or her talents for the largest audience available.
At UFC 158, three fighters—all welterweights—stepped foot into this venerable cage for the first time with mixed results.
Who seized the moment and used the stage to showcase his talents to the world?
Who faltered under the bright lights?
Start the slideshow to find out.