NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Ultimate Fighting is one of the most intense and physically exhausting activities in the world of mixed martial arts. It takes years of training, dedication, and sacrifice in order to perform at the highest level of this extreme sport.
The men and women that compete for UFC titles put their bodies on the line each time they step into the octagon.
The goal for these fighters is to be named the UFC champion and cement their place in ultimate fighting's history book.
The following is a list of the top 10 UFC champions...
Mark Coleman: Known as "The Hammer," Coleman was the UFC 10 and UFC 11 tournament champion (the numbers following UFC refer to the series event UFC is promoting, similar to how the Superbowl is numbered), the first UFC heavyweight champion and at UFC 82 this now retired fighter was inducted into the Hall of Fame. During his career Coleman accumulated 16 wins, four by knockout, eight by submission, and four by decision.