After Anderson Silva lost his title as the No. 1 fighter in the UFC, the debate became a lot more heated. And it still isn't finished.
Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson made a case for his move up the pound-for-pound ladder when he defended his title against John Moraga last month.
Jose Aldo proved once again why he's ranked near the top of the heap when he laid waste to Chan Sung Jung last week after breaking his foot early in the fight.
The following list is simply the best fighters in the world who are currently a part of the UFC. While Dominick Cruz would typically be considered, his nearly two-year absence and lack of clearance to fight leaves him off.
The best fighters in the world, in my opinion, are the champions in each division followed by the rest. If you're the champion, no matter what gender, you're a top-10 fighter.
So without a doubt, here are the top 25 fighters in the UFC.