In case you didn't hear, Georges St-Pierre is on hiatus. It was pretty big news for a day, but then Demetrious Johnson headlined a Fox show and suddenly losing the best welterweight of all time apparently wasn't that important anymore.
Only it is.
It's basically the only guy the promotion can't afford to lose. The only true guarantee for big-time pay-per-view revenue. Life goes on, as Dana White is quick to point out, but the UFC needs a new franchise player in much shorter order than White would like to admit.
Here are five fighters who could be ready to carry that torch.