No. 1 -- Rich Franklin
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Yes, he filled in for Tito Ortiz and whipped Chuck Liddell (with his one good hand) at UFC 115, but he was training in Singapore for Cung Le when the UFC asked him to switch gears and fight Wanderlei Silva two weeks earlier -- in a rematch that he had nothing to gain from -- in Silva's native country of Brazil. An automatic "no," right? Wrong. "The Company Man" did what was asked. And he won.