Over the past several years, mixed martial arts has evolved into the world's fastest growing sport, catapulting themselves into a league of their own.
A main reason for mixed martial arts' success is credited to the submission game, which has been around since the sport was first established.
And, while MMA is finally reaching it's full potential, it's only fair to remember those submission artists who helped the sport become what it is today.
However, while many of the world's greatest submission specialists are no longer fighting, there remains some of the best submission artists in MMA today.
So, the following slides display the 15 greatest submission artists in MMA history.
Let's take a look.