At UFC 162, fans were treated to six knockouts on the year's annual Fourth of July card. The most prominent of which came in the main event, where Chris Weidman used a left hand to leave Anderson Silva laying in an unconscious heap of flesh on the canvas.
The knockout sent shockwaves across the world. People who have no clue about the sport were left talking about Silva's jaw-dropping loss.
In the eyes of fans, knockouts are the most satisfying conclusion to any fight. Every year, we award the fighters who generate the best of the year, and here at Bleacher Report, we are keeping a close eye on the action.
Here is a look at the top candidates for Knockout of the Year, as of July 8, 2013.