While the pound-for-pound list is completely subjective, it's still a topic that comes up often and holds weight with many fans, journalists and fighters in the industry.

So with Silva now relinquishing that spot for the first time in years, who takes over the slot as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world?

"Jon Jones," UFC president Dana White answered when asked that very question after the end of the UFC 162 post-fight press conference.