This month the ranks are here and the following fighters are ineligible due to inactivity and suspension: Anderson Silva, Barb Honchak, Michael McDonald, Dominick Cruz, Brian Bowles, Mike Easton, Raphael Assuncao, Khabib Nurmagomedov, TJ Grant, Gilbert Melendez, Chan Sung Jung, Tim Kennedy

Top 10 P4P Fighters (12/11/15)

1) Jon Jones (1) – Will probably challenge Daniel Cormier for the title he never technically lost in early 2016.
2) Demetrious Johnson (2) – Doesn’t have a set challenger yet but gold medalist Henry Cejudo is a possibility.
3) T.J. Dillashaw (4)
4) Robbie Lawler (5)
5) Rafael dos Anjos (6)
6) Daniel Cormier (7)
7) Fabricio Werdum (8)
8) Conor McGregor (9)
9) Luke Rockhold (N/A)
10) Jose Aldo (N/A)

 

Honorable Mentions

Chris Weidman, Cain Velasquez, Holly Holm, Anthony Pettis, Cristiane Santos, Johny Hendricks

Top 10 Bantamweights (11/7/15)

1) T.J. Dillashaw (1) – T.J. Dillashaw will first defend his title against Dominick Cruz at UFC Fight Night 81.
2) Renan Barao (2) –
Is contemplating a move up to featherweight due to difficulties in making weight at BW.
3) Urijah Faber (3)
4) Bibiano Fernandez (4)
5) Marlon Moraes (5)
6) Marcos Galvao (6)
7) Joe Warren (7)
8) Takeya Mizugaki (8)
9) Eduardo Dantas (9)
10) Thomas Almeida (10)

Honorable Mentions

Johnny Eduardo, Bryan Caraway, John Lineker, Manvel “Manny” Gamburyan, Filipe Arantes

Top 10 MMA Featherweights (12/11/15)

1) Conor McGregor (1) – After the upset against Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor is eyeing a move to lightweight.
2) Jose Aldo (N/A)
3) Frankie Edgar (3)
4) Chad Mendes (2)
5) Ricardo Lamas (4)
6) Max Holloway (5)
7) Cub Swanson (6)
8) Charles Oliveira (8)
9) Daniel Straus (9)
10) Lance Palmer (10) 

Honorable Mentions

Dennis Bermudez, Nik Lentz, Pat Curran, Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, Mizuto Hirota, Myles Jury

Top 10 Lightweights (11/12/15)

1) Rafael dos Anjos (1) – Probably next defend against either Conor McGregor or Khabib Nurmagomedov.
2) Anthony Pettis (2) –
Will face Eddie Alvarez first on his quest to regain the UFC Lightweight Championship.
3) Donald Cerrone (3)
4) Benson Henderson (4)
5) Eddie Alvarez (6)
6) Will Brooks (7)
7) Michael Chandler (8)
8) Nate Diaz (N/A)
9) Michael Johnson (9)
10) Justin Gaethje (10)

Honorable Mentions

Dustin Poirier, Tony Ferguson, Josh Thomson, Jim Miller, Shinya Aoki, Edson Barboza

Top 10 Middleweights (11/13/15)

1) Luke Rockhold (2) – Next either rematches Vitor Belfort or faces Yoel Romero in his next title defense.
2) Chris Weidman (1) –
Needs to go back to the drawing board to figure out how to regain his championship.
3) Yoel Romero (5)
4) Vitor Belfort (4)
5) Ronaldo Souza (3)
6) Lyoto Machida (6)
7) Mamed Khabilov (7)
8) Michael Bisping (8)
9) Thales Leites (9)
10) Gegard Mousasi (10)

Honorable Mentions

C.B. Dollaway, Uriah Hall, Rafael Carvalho, Trevor Smith, Nate “The Great” Marquardt

Top 10 MMA Heavyweights (12/11/15)

1) Fabricio Werdum (1) – Defends his title in an immediate rematch against Cain Velasquez at UFC 196.
2) Cain Velasquez (2)
3) Alistair Overeem (7)
4) Junior dos Santos (3)
5) Andrei Arlovski (4)
6) Stipe Miocic (5)
7) Travis Browne (6)
8) Mark Hunt (8)
9) Ben Rothwell (9)
10) Josh Barnett (10)

Honorable Mentions

Vitaly Minakov, Roy “Big Country” Nelson, Frank Mir, Jared Rosholt, Stefan Struve, Antonio Silva