With the calendar poised to flip over in a matter of hours, scores of MMA fans and media members have started looking forward to what 2013 has in store for the sport. Two of the latter who are willing to go on the record in that regard are UFC analyst Kenny Florian and reporter Ariel Helwani.

The two faced off on a recent “Fighter vs. Writer” segment on UFC Tonight where they both offered up thoughts on what they expect to see unfold in the Octagon over the next twelve months. Discussed were topics including the breakout star of 2013, the fighter of the year, and the biggest storyline.

Check out their takes below (and share your own predictions in the Comments section):