This year has been full of historic fights. From Chris Weidman knocking out Anderson Silva to Jon Jones narrowly escaping the onslaught of a Swedish mauler, 2013 has delivered through and through.
But what makes the next three months even more enticing for mixed martial arts fans around the world is the fact that the UFC has once again perfected the art of scheduling.
Championship trilogies, storied grudge matches and detrimental divisional showdowns are all on the docket to close out the calendar year. Lucky for us, many of these bouts will be decided in a matter of weeks.
Here are the can't miss fights for October.