The primary purpose of the Ultimate Fighting Championship is to provide its fans and viewers with immeasurable amounts of entertainment.
At all costs, the UFC strategically plans and establishes many events throughout the course of the year in order to meet these wants and needs.
However, there are several fighters who make it easy for the UFC to provide entertainment as they are the most exciting fighters in mixed martial arts today.
Whether it's their style, off-the-wall energy or their dominance, these fighters have come to set themselves apart from the rest.
So, the following slides display the five most exciting fighters in the UFC today.
While Wanderlei Silva may be heading towards the exit sign of his career, he will always be remembered as one of the most exciting fighters in UFC history.
The significant thing about Silva is that the majority of the time he's fought in the UFC, he's fallen to defeat.
However, that hasn't stopped "The Axe Murderer" from swinging for the fences each and every minute of every round which has ultimately earned him three "Fight of the Night" Awards along with one "Fight of the Year."
Frankie Edgar is often recognized for his heart and toughness.
And, rightfully so.
With heart and toughness comes entertainment and excitement which Edgar never fails to provide to his fans as he's taken part in some of the greatest fights of all time.
Even when Edgar is all but finished with blood running down his face, he not only pushes forward but finds a way to win.
Jon Jones has recently emerged as one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC today through his recent dominance over Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and his submission victory over Lyoto Machida.
"Bones", also referred to as the man with no weaknesses is one of the most mysterious fighters in the sport of MMA today as attack is nearly unpredictable.
Through his striking, kicks, back fists and wrestling, Jones has defined exciting for the future of the UFC at just 24 years of age.
Whether it's his ridiculous hair, his high possibility of shedding blood or just his off-the-wall type of fighting style, Clay Guida may very well be the most exciting fighter in the UFC today.
Every time Guida enters the Octagon, fans in attendance rise to their feet in anticipation for what is about to unfold.
Guida's electrifying entertainment has allowed him to capture five "Fight of the Night" Awards along with two "Fight of the Year" honors.
There are few fighters who will ever be able to match Anderson Silva in any category of mixed martial arts.
This applies to entertainment as well as Silva hardly ever fails to put on a show for his fans through his vicious knockout power.
Silva's trophy case is beginning to overflow as he's taken home three "Fight of the Night" awards, two "Knockouts of the Night" and two "Submission of the Night" honors.
Entertainment at its best.