On August 23, Jordan Mein will return to the Octagon and attempt to take one step closer to reaching his lofty potential by beating Mike Pyle impressively.
Mein is one of many young fighters who represent the next wave of talented MMA prospects. A Strikeforce veteran, Mein does have a good amount of experience for an up-and-comer, but he's still developing and has a good shot at turning into a serious welterweight contender soon.
As MMA has continued to grow in more and more countries, the pool of prospects has become deeper than ever before in the sport's history. Mein is only one of several developing stars already competing at a high level in their early twenties.
Here are the 10 best MMA fighters under 25 years old.