Every sport encounters evolution throughout its life.
So it shouldn't come as a surprise that mixed martial arts, in all its greatness and growth, falls under this spell as well.
But the evolution of the fastest growing sport in the world doesn't just stem from international marketing, strategic rule changes and monetary expenditures. More importantly, MMA's rapidly expanding nature manifests from the fighters.
The fighters ultimately enable the sport to grow. Whether it's by training multiple disciplines, exuding youthful excellence or challenging the laws of physics with natural gifts, fighters exponentially evolve into more equipped machines.
Here are the new prototypes of today's MMA, where athletic superiority, mental determination and precision reign supreme.