MMA10: All-time greatest champs
Ranking the best of the absolute best in MMA history
Editor's note: Insider presents MMA10, a weekly top-10 poll of MMA fighters, trainers and coaches on a variety of topics. This week: Top 10 greatest MMA champions.
Only the most elite fighters ever reach the pinnacle of the sport and earn a world title, but there is still another level above that impressive list reserved for those who not only earn the belt, but find a way to hold on that prize despite the target on their back.
With that in mind, we asked our pollsters to rank the top champions of all-time. Of course, the list looks very much like a list of the best fighters ever. With these rankings, however, we tried to take a look at who had the most impressive reigns as champion. Here's our ranking of the top 10 best champions in mixed martial arts.
1. Anderson Silva | UFC middleweight champion
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