Due to time constraints, the remaining rankings for this month will be updated in this article. Due to inactivity and suspension the following fighters are ineligible for the pound for pound ranking: Jon Jones, Cain Velasquez, Michael McDonald, TJ Grant, Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, Rashad Evans and Josh Barnett.

Top 10 P4P Rankings (3/27/15)

1) Demetrious Johnson (3)

2) Jose Aldo (2)

3) Ronda Rousey (5)

4) Chris Weidman (4)

5) T.J. Dillashaw (6)

6) Robbie Lawler (7)

7) Rafael dos Anjos (8)

8) Fabricio Werdum (N/A)

9) Anthony Pettis (9)

10) Anthony Johnson (N/A)

Contenders: Johny Hendricks, Miesha Tate, Renan Barao, Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino, Daniel Cormier

Top 10 Bantamweights (3/6/15)

1) T.J. Dillashaw (1)

2) Renan Barao (2)

3) Dominick Cruz (3)

4) Raphael Assuncao (4)

5) Urijah Faber (5)

6) Bibiano Fernandez (7)

7) Marlon Moraes (10)

8) Marcos Galvao (N/A)

9) Joe Warren (9)

10) Takeya Mizugaki (6)

The following will be listed as a contenders in the bantamweight division: Johnny Eduardo, Eduardo Dantes

Top 10 Featherweights (1/29/15)

1) Jose Aldo (1)

2) Chad Mendes (2)

3) Frankie Edgar (3)

4) Conor McGregor (4)

5) Ricardo Lamas (5)

6) Cub Swanson (6)

7) Nik Lentz (7)

8) Dennis Bermudez (9)

9) Patricio Freire (10)

10) Pat Curran (N/A)

The following fighter is considered a contender in the featherweight division by choice of the panel: Lance Palmer

Top 10 Lightweights (3/30/15)

1) Rafael dos Anjos (1)

2) Anthony Pettis (2)

3) Khabib Nurmagomedov (3)

4) Donald Cerrone (4)

5) Gilbert Melendez (5)

6) Benson Henderson (6)

7) Myles Jury (7)

8) Eddie Alvarez (tied 8)

9) Will Brooks (10)

10) Jim Miller (tied 8)

Contenders list: Nate Diaz, Michael Chandler, Josh Thomson, Michael Johnson, Justin Gaethje

Top 10 Middleweights (3/19/15)

1) Chris Weidman (1)

2) Luke Rockhold (3)

3) Lyoto Machida (2)

4) Ronaldo Souza (4)

5) Yoel Romero (5)

6) Gegard Mousasi (6)

7) Tim Kennedy (7)

8) Thales Leites (tied 9)

9) Mamed Khabilov (tied 9)

10) Michael Bisping (N/A)

Contenders list: C.B. Dollaway, Dan Henderson, Tim Boestch, Dave Branch, Costas Philippou

Top 10 Light Heavyweights (3/22/15)

1) Anthony Johnson (2)

2) Daniel Cormier (3)

3) Alexander Gustafsson (4)

4) Phil Davis (5)

5) Ryan Bader (6)

6) Glover Teixeira (7)

7) Ovince St. Preux (8)

8) Liam McGeary (9)

9) Emanuel Newton (10)

10) Mauricio Rua (N/A)

Contenders list: Quinton Jackson, Fabio Maldonado, Jimi Manuwa, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Top 10 Heavyweights (1/8/15)

1) Fabricio Werdum (1)

2) Junior dos Santos (2)

3) Travis Browne (3)

4) Stipe Miocic (4)

5) Mark Hunt (5)

6) Andrei Arlovski (8)

7) Alistair Overeem (10)

8) Frank Mir (N/A)

9) Roy Nelson (7)

10) Antonio Silva (6)

Contenders list: Gabriel Gonzaga, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Ben Rothwell, Jared Rosholt

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. The criteria are that fighters need to have fought in the past year for all categories and can’t be serving any drug related or behavioral suspensions.

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