His hold on the sport is such that he caused the fighting world to freak out when he faked his retirement over a dispute with UFC.Golden State Warriors forward Age: 26 Green is a question for which the NBA has no answer.A bounce-back season should put her right back in the MVP mix in 2016.
You don't need to know much about cricket to appreciate Smith's talent.
Formula One driver Age: 31 The British playboy and Mercedes-Benz driver continues to be the class of the Formula One circuit.
UFC fighter Age: 29 Tate has won five fights in a row, dating back to 2014.
Her most recent win was over Holly Holm — who beat Ronda Rousey — by submission.
Washington Capitals wing Age: 30 Ovechkin remains the NHL's most fearsome scorer.
In 2015-16, Ovechkin led the Capitals to the best record in the NHL and the most points, all while leading the league in goals — for the fourth year in a row — and total shots, a skill unto itself.
The French heavyweight has won Olympic gold in 2012, six world championships — including the last three from 2013 to 2015 — and the 2015 World Masters.
Minnesota Lynx forward Age: 26 In a down season, coming off the MVP in 2014, Moore still posted a gaudy stat line of over 20 points per game, 6.7 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and nearly two steals per game.
Our list of dominant athletes covers stars from all over the world whose superiority over their respective sports has led to unparalleled success.