With UFC greats calling it quits on a seemingly monthly basis recently, current MMA prospects have huge opportunities to fill big shoes.
As the UFC expanded its schedule over the past several months, it brought in many promising young fighters. Some of those fighters have fallen flat inside the Octagon, but others have taken their first steps toward having a long career with the biggest organization in MMA.
Of the newcomers who make it long term, some will never come close to reaching title contention. Others, though, could climb into the Top 15 in their division as soon as 2015.
Out of those who have debuted over the past seven months, here are the 10 UFC fighters who have the best chance to break out next year.