Please note that due to inactivity Dominick Cruz is ineligible for rankings. Also note the rankings are voted on and previous are in parenthesis: 1. Jon Jones (1) After very much speculation for a while, Jon Jones is now confirmed to be facing Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 178 on September 27th. However, the agreement didn’t come without some negotiating between Jones, President Dana White and Zuffa CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. 2. Cain Velasquez (3) Cain Velasquez supposedly finished filming opposite Fabricio Werdum
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Please note that Stefan Struve is ineligible due to inactivity. Also note the rankings are voted on and previous rankings are in parenthesis: 1. Cain Velasquez (1) Cain Velasquez is currently filming The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America opposite future UFC 180 opponent Fabricio Werdum in Las Vegas. It should be noted that by the time the two face off in November, Velasquez will be ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity. 2. Fabricio Werdum
From the way these two talk, they definitely feel like they are standing in a room alone with their opponent, as opposed to the upper echelon of the UFC heavyweight division, and rightfully so. All the heavyweights in the modern era have suffered brutal losses to Cain Velasquez or Junior Dos Santos over the past few years. When people talk about these two fighting for the third time, the subject