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MMA Pound-for-Pound Top 10: Fedor Emelianenko Moves to the Top

The last time I ranked the top 10 pound-for-pound fighters in MMA, I had UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva first and Affliction heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko second. Last night Fedor changed my mind.

Even though Andrei Arlovski was actually winning the fight for the first three minutes, Fedor's one-punch knockout was so devastating that I think he deserves to be called the best fighter in MMA right now, in any weight class.

I still think it's close between Fedor and Silva, with Miguel Torres not too far behind, and it's even possible that I'll change my mind again next week if either B.J. Penn or Georges St. Pierre does something incredible when they meet at UFC 94. But for now, Fedor is at the top of my pound-for-pound list, which is below.

MMA Pound-for-Pound Top 10:
1. Fedor Emelianenko
2. Anderson Silva
3. Miguel Torres
4. Georges St. Pierre
5. B.J. Penn
6. Quinton Rampage Jackson
7. Lyoto Machida
8. Rashad Evans
9. Shinya Aoki
10. Mike Brown

Click through the gallery as FanHouse's Michael David Smith unveils his top 10 list.

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