Each year, the UFC experiences an influx of young prospects, wily veterans and an overall talent-rich spectrum of fighters.
The promotion's consistent edge to attract the "next best thing" has separated the international powerhouse from fellow organizations like Bellator, ONE FC, WSOF and Invicta.
It's given matchmaker Joe Silva endless opportunities to make the Octagon the most exciting environment in all of sports.
With that said, on the heels of vicious knockouts, last-minute submissions and historic accomplishments, here are the best UFC debuts of 2013.
Feel free to comment with your own power rankings. Happy Holidays!