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~ 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 Frankie Edgar
10 Dan Henderson
~ 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 John Lineker
9 Darren Uyenoyama
10 Ulysses Gomez
~ Bantamweight ~
Champion : Dominick Cruz
1 Renan Barao (Interim Championship)
2 Michael McDonald
3 Urijah Faber
4 Eddie Wineland
5 Brad Pickett
6 Brian Bowles
7 Rafael Assuncao
8 Scott Jorgensen
9 Mike Easton
10 Ivan Menjivar
~ Featherweight ~
Champion : Jose Aldo
1 Chad Mendes
2 Ricardo Lamas
3 Chan Sung Jung
4 Frankie Edgar
5 Dennis Siver
6 Cub Swanson
7 Dustin Poirier
8 Nik Lentz
9 Erik Koch
10 Clay Guida
~ 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 Nurmagomedoy
~ 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 Josh Koscheck
9 Jon Fitch
10 Tarec Saffiedine
~ Middleweight ~
Champion : Anderson Silva
1 Chris Weidman
2 Vitor Belfort
3 Michael Bisping
4 Yushin Okami
5 Mark Munoz
6 Constantinos Philippou
7 Luke Rockhold
8 Hector Lombard
9 Alan Belcher
10 Tim Boetsch
~ Light Heavyweight ~
Champion : Jon Jones
1 Dan Henderson
2 Lyoto Machida
3 Alexander Gustafsson
4 Glover Teixeira
5 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
6 Rashad Evans
7 Mauricio Rua
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 Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
8 Roy Nelson
9 Stefan Struve
10 Shane Carwin

~ Final Thought ~

I personally don’t think this means anything. UFC rankings don’t mean anything now a days. Chael Sonnen, Frankie Edgar, Nick Diaz and now Anthony Pettis have proved that. If you’re not marketable, you won’t get your shot.

Having a ranking system still won’t get Johny Hendricks his shot in April. It’s bad enough that fighters coming off losses are getting title shots, but now fighters are stealing jobs for other fighters in their weight-classes.

You should have to earn title shots in other weight-classes. Pettis vs. Aldo is a great fight, but they were going to give it to Erik Koch and he never did anything to earn it. Now Ricardo Lamas beats Koch and is considered chopped liver?

That makes no sense. Then you have Chad Mendes listed as number 1 and Edgar at 4? This whole thing is just a way to help the UFC grow. The rankings are like Chael Sonnen fighting Jon Jones. It sounds fun, but we all know it will end terribly.