This is where all the talk ends. No more hype. No more speculation. No more criticism. These fighters have proven themselves in and out and have battled their way to the top. Here are our picks for the top 10 pound-for-pound fighters in the world. As the current UFC and Cage Rage middleweight champion, Silva (far left) owns a 20-4 record with 12 knockouts. "The Spider" hasn't let a bout last beyond the second round since December 2004.
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Quinton "Rampage "Jackson
The outgoing and current UFC light heavyweight title-holder, Jackson clocks in at No. 2 on our list with 28 wins (13 by knockout) and six losses.
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Georges St. Pierre
UFC welterweight champion St. Pierre (blue trunks) has racked up a 16-2 record, with key wins against Matt Serra, Matt Hughes, B.J. Penn and Sean Sherk.
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Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist Penn (near left) is only the second man to win titles in two UFC divisions -- first welterweight and now lightweight.
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The Russian heavyweight was the last to own the PRIDE title in his division, and of his 30 career bouts in various promotions, he's only lost once.
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Just off the heels of successfully defending his WEC featherweight title for the fifth time, ''The California Kid'' (near left) owns an impressive 22-1 record at just 29.
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt is the first fighter to own both the PRIDE and UFC heavyweight titles. In his nine-year professional career, "Minotauro" (far left) has a 31-4 record.
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As dangerous standing up as he is on the ground, Torres (left) turned heads at WEC 34 as he successfully defended his bantamweight title against Yoshiro Maeda. The victory pushed Torres' record to a whopping 34-1.
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As the last welterweight and middleweight PRIDE champion, former Olympic wrestler Henderson (white trunks) is the only MMA fighter to hold two titles in a promotion at the same time.
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A black belt in both Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo, current Shooto middleweight champion Aoki has yet to lose a bout since August 2005.
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