Aside from watching a fighter reign as champion for a considerably long time, like Georges St-Pierre, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva, etc, the next best thing in MMA could be observing fighters as they breakthrough into the top tier of the sport with one, or several, big wins.

Yes, case in point, is Conor McGregor, as although he has yet to win a title, love or hate him, there’s no question he’s been buzzing the sport big time since he arrived in the UFC.  Or, what about Junior dos Santos? When he arrived in the UFC and bombed out Fabricio Werdum in his debut?

Well, in a recent “UFC Now” segment, Brendan Schaub, Kenny Florian and Michael Bisping provide their “Top Five” lists for breakthrough fighters. You can watch the intriguing segment below.