UFC.com Names The Top 25 TUF Fighters

The UFC and Spike TV have 12 seasons of The Ultimate Fighter under their belt. The hit reality show is acknowledged by all concerned to have been the vehicle that "got over" the UFC with a mass audience of American fans. The show has produced a couple UFC champions -- Rashad Evans, Forrest Griffin, Matt Serra -- a lot of top contenders -- Josh Koscheck, Diego Sanchez -- and may yet produce more champs -- Gray Maynard? -- and a few high profile busts -- Kimbo Slice -- but who are the best to come off the show?

UFC.com ranks the top 25:
Rashad Evans, Gray Maynard, Forrest Griffin, Michael Bisping, Kenny Florian, Diego Sanchez, George Sotiropoulos, Josh Koscheck, Matt Hamill, Nate Diaz, Chris Leben, Matt Wiman, Krzysztof Soszynski, Matt Serra, Mike Swick, Joe Stevenson, Melvin Guillard, Brendan Schaub, Ross Pearson, Joe Lauzon, Stephan Bonnar, Kendall Grove, Cole Miller, Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione
Find out which season was the best after the jump.

#1 NUMBER ONE) Season 1: Liddell-Couture (MW, LHW - Sanchez vs. Florian, Griffin vs. Bonnar)
- Griffin, Florian, Sanchez, Koscheck, Leben, Swick, Bonnar

#3 TIED FOR THIRD) Season 2: Hughes-Franklin (WW, HW - Stevenson vs. Cummo, Evans vs. Imes)
- Evans, Stevenson, Guillard

#3 TIED FOR THIRD) Season 3: Ortiz-Shamrock (MW, LHW - Grove vs. Herman, Bisping vs. Haynes)
- Bisping, Hamill, Grove

Season 4: The Comeback (WW, MW - Serra vs. Lytle, Lutter vs. Cote)
- Serra

#2 SECOND PLACE) Season 5: Pulver-Penn (LW - Diaz vs. Gamburyan)
- Maynard, Diaz, Wiman, Lauzon, Miller

Season 6: Hughes-Serra (WW - Danzig vs. Speer)
- Sotiropoulos

Season 7: Rampage-Griffin (MW - Sadollah vs. Dollaway)

Season 8: Nogueira-Mir (LW, LHW - Escudero vs. Nover, Bader vs. Magalhaes)
- Soszynski

Season 9: Henderson-Bisping (LW, WW - Pearson vs. Winner, Wilks vs. Johnson)
- Pearson

#5 FIFTH PLACE) Season 10: Rampage-Evans (HW - Nelson vs. Schaub)
- Schaub, Nelson, Mitrione

Season 11: Liddell-Franklin (MW - McGee vs. McCray)

Season 12: St. Pierre- Koscheck (LW - Brookins vs. Johnson)

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