Every year more fighters leave their mark on mixed martial arts and demonstrate why they should be considered the best of the best.
That's why MMA is so great. The evolution of the sport not only excels in respect to its growing fanbase and expanding bank accounts but also to the steady wave of newly updated superstars who hit the sport's shores ever so often.
It allows fans to see the growth of a sport that's really only 10 years deep. Organizations like the UFC and Bellator bank on these tidal forces to ensure the future of their businesses.
On the back of key fighters—new or old—these ginormous companies are able to sit back, take a deep breath and watch the mayhem unfold before their very eyes.
With that said, here are 10 fighters who will dominate MMA in 2014 and prolong the sport's success.