Official UFC rankings updated following UFC 157 event

February 26, 2013

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Official UFC rankings updated following UFC 157 event



UFC has updated its official fighter rankings this past weekend following Saturday’s UFC 157 event.  The rankings were released via the promotion’s website and includes all eight weight classes including a pound for pound top ranking.

Below are the updated UFC.com rankings (+/- = movement in rankings, NR = not ranked last week)

Pound-for-Pound
1 Anderson Silva
2 Jon Jones
3 Georges St-Pierre
4 Jose Aldo
5 Benson Henderson
6 Cain Velasquez
7 Dominick Cruz
8 Demetrious Johnson
9 Renan Barao
10 Frankie Edgar NR

Flyweight
Champion : Demetrious Johnson
1 Joseph Benavidez
2 John Dodson
3 Ian McCall
4 John Moraga
5 Jussier Da Silva
6 Louis Gaudinot
7 Chris Cariaso
8 Darren Uyenoyama
9 John Lineker
10 Timothy Elliott

Bantamweight
Champion : Dominick Cruz
1 Renan Barao (Interim Champion) *NR
2 Urijah Faber
3 Michael McDonald
4 Eddie Wineland
5 Brad Pickett
6 Rafael Assuncao
7 Scott Jorgensen +1
8. Brian Bowles -1
9 Mike Easton
10 Ivan Menjivar

Featherweight
Champion : Jose Aldo
1 Chad Mendes
2 Ricardo Lamas
3 Frankie Edgar +1
4. Chan Sung Jung -1
5 Cub Swanson
6 Dennis Siver
7 Dustin Poirier
8 Nik Lentz +1
9 Clay Guida +1
10: Erik Koch -2

Lightweight
Champion : Benson Henderson
1 Gilbert Melendez
2 Anthony Pettis
3 Gray Maynard
4 Nate Diaz
5 Jim Miller
6 Donald Cerrone
7 TJ Grant
8 Rafael dos Anjos
9 Joe Lauzon
10 Khabib Nurmagomedov

Welterweight
Champion : Georges St-Pierre
1 Johny Hendricks
2 Carlos Condit
3 Nick Diaz
4 Rory MacDonald
5 Demian Maia
6 Jake Ellenberger
7 Martin Kampmann
8 Tarec Saffiedine +2
9 Josh Koscheck -1
10. Robbie Lawler NR

Middleweight
Champion : Anderson Silva
1 Chris Weidman
2 Vitor Belfort
3 Michael Bisping
4 Yushin Okami
5 Constantinos Philippou
6 Luke Rockhold +1
7 Mark Munoz -1
8 Hector Lombard
9 Chael Sonnen +1
10 Ronaldo Souza NR

Light Heavyweight
Champion : Jon Jones
1 Lyoto Machida +1
2 Alexander Gustafsson +1
3 Dan Henderson -2
4 Glover Teixeira
5 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
6 Rashad Evans
6 Mauricio Rua +1
8 Phil Davis
9 Ryan Bader
10 Gegard Mousasi

Heavyweight
Champion : Cain Velasquez
1 Junior dos Santos
2 Fabricio Werdum
3 Daniel Cormier
4 Antonio Silva
5 Frank Mir
6 Alistair Overeem
7 Roy Nelson +1
8 Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira -1
9 Stefan Struve
10 Shane Carwin

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