this is something for philosophers to discuss. it is unanswerable. taking into considerations fighting styles backgrounds and questioning maybe the fighter just had a good or bad night.
to hard to say who is the best of any weight class. this is why many organizations have best of 3 fights.
im a franklin fan all the way, silva=perfect striker but this is a big bandwagon for the most part. people seen this awsome striker clean house on leban, who i might add isn't that great heavy handed yes technical no way. then silva did pick franklin apart with that wicked clinch but i still lean towards franklin.
we could fight this question all day and night and come to no conclusion.