Every time it seems that someone has passed Anderson Silva on the top pound-for-pound fighter in the world list he seems to come out in his next fight and re-assert his position.
Take, for instance, the recent success of UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones. With his near spotless record and recent dominance over the Light Heavyweight position some have placed him as the top pound-for-pound fighter in the world. This columnist may have also put him on top of that list.
Jones is certainly near the top and some might be able to make a claim that he could be No. 1, but it is difficult for me to put anybody at number 1 over Silva.