Top 10 MMA Rankings The updated MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, March 7. This system ranks the Top 10 MMA fighters from across the world in each of the most widely accepted men’s weight classes and the Top 10 pound-for-pound women fighters.

Taken into consideration are a fighter’s performance in addition to win-loss record, head-to-head and common opponents, difficulty of opponents, and numerous other factors in what is the most comprehensive rankings system in the sport.

Fighters who are currently serving drug-related suspensions are not eligible for Top 10 consideration until they have fought one time after the completion of their suspension.

Fighters must also have competed within the past 12 months in order to be eligible for Top 10 consideration unless they have a bout scheduled within a reasonable time frame.

(Fighter’s previous ranking is in parenthesis.)

Below are the current MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings:

WOMEN’S POUND-FOR-POUND (all weight classes)
1. Megumi Fujii (1)
2. Sarah Kaufman (2)
3. Ronda Rousey (9)
4. Miesha Tate (3)
5. Marloes Coenen (4)
6. Tara LaRosa (6)
7. Rosi Sexton (7)
8. Alexis Davis (8)
9. Hiroko Yamanaka (10)
10. Jessica Aguilar (n/a)

HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION (over 205 pounds)
1. Junior Dos Santos (1)
2. Alistair Overeem (2)
3. Cain Velasquez (3)
4. Josh Barnett (4)
5. Frank Mir (5)
6. Fabricio Werdum (6)
7. Shane Carwin (7)
8. Daniel Cormier (8)
9. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (9)
10. Travis Browne (10)

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION (205-pound limit)
1. Jon Jones (1)
2. Rashad Evans (2)
3. Dan Henderson (3)
4. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (4)
5. Lyoto Machida (5)
6. Phil Davis (6)
7. Gegard Mouasi (7)
8. Alexander Gustafsson (8)
9. Ryan Bader (9)
10. Quinton Jackson (10)

MIDDLEWEIGHT DIVISION (185-pound limit)
1. Anderson Silva (1)
2. Chael Sonnen (2)
3. Vitor Belfort (3)
4. Michael Bisping (4)
5. Mark Munoz (5)
6. Tim Boetsch (6)
7. Yushin Okami (7)
8. Brian Stann (8)
9. Rousimar Palhares (9)
10. Chris Weidman (10)

WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION (170-pound limit)
1. Georges St-Pierre (1)
2. Carlos Condit (2)
3. Jake Ellenberger (3)
4. Josh Koscheck (4)
5. Johny Hendricks (5)
6. Jake Shields (6)
7. Jon Fitch (7)
8. Diego Sanchez (9)
9. Martin Kampmann (n/a)
10. Rory MacDonald (10)

LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION (155-pound limit)
1. Benson Henderson (1)
2. Frankie Edgar (2)
3. Gilbert Melendez (3)
4. Gray Maynard (4)
5. Jim Miller (5)
6. Anthony Pettis (6)
7. Shinya Aoki (7)
8. Clay Guida (8)
9. Michael Chandler (9)
10. Nate Diaz (10)

FEATHERWEIGHT DIVISION (145 pound-limit)
1. Jose Aldo (1)
2. Hatsu Hioki (2)
3. Chad Mendes (3)
4. Dustin Poirier (4)
5. Erik Koch (5)
6. Kenny Florian (6)
7. Pat Curran (7)
8. Diego Nunes (8)
9. Marlon Sandro (9)
10. Chan Sung Jung (10)

BANTAMWEIGHT DIVISION (135 pounds or less)
1. Dominick Cruz (1)
2. Urijah Faber (2)
3. Renan Barao (4)
4. Brian Bowles (5)
5. Michael McDonald (6)
6. Scott Jorgensen (7)
7. Bibiano Fernandes (9)
8. Masakatsu Ueda (10)
9. Brad Pickett (n/a)
10. Miguel Torres (n/a)

FLYWEIGHT DIVISION (125 pounds or less)
1. Joseph Benavidez
2. Ian McCall
3. Demetrious Johnson
4. Jussiero da Silva
5. Yasuhiro Urushitani
6. Shinichi “BJ” Kojima
7. Darrell Montague
8. Mitsuhisa Sunabe
9. Mamoru Yamaguchi
10. Dustin Ortiz

For more UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie rankings, June 9: Here comes 'Big' Ben Rothwell

  • 27 days ago
  • 4 views

Many folks (including the man himself) will say it’s long overdue, but Ben Rothwell has finally cracked the top 15 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA heavyweight rankings.Filed under: Bellator, MM read news >>

Joseph Benavidez talks shrinking options for future fights, wants August return

  • 25 days ago
  • 0 views

MEXICO CITY – Joseph Benavidez is in an unenviable position. He has as strong a case for a title shot as almost anyone in the UFC, but he’s also a man who has had two shots at UFC flyweight champion read news >>

Invicta FC 13 official with three title fights headlining, including Justino vs. Van Duin

  • 25 days ago
  • 1 views

International Fight Week has added three more title fights as Invicta FC 13 will see the atomweight, bantamweight and featherweight titles all put on the line.Filed under: News read news >>

Ex-WSOF champ Jessica Aguilar draws Claudia Gadelha for debut at UFC 190

  • 25 days ago
  • 6 views

Jessica Aguilar, widely considered the top women’s strawweight fighter in the world, has booked her first fight in the UFC. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

'UFC 188 Embedded,' No. 2: Headliners find motivation in different ways

  • 25 days ago
  • 7 views

It’s a new fight week, which brings the debut episode of “UFC 188 Embedded” and a preview of Saturday’s pay-per-view event. In this episode, the four headliners find motivation in unique ways.Filed u read news >>

Flyweights Yoshiro Maeda and Kentaro Watanabe Headline VTJ in Osaka

  • 26 days ago
  • 2 views

VTJ in Osaka is set for June 21 and will be headlined by a bout between two flyweights looking to get their careers back on track. read news >>

UFC fighter rankings: Dan Henderson ranked at middleweight following KO win

  • 27 days ago
  • 6 views

Dan Henderson is in the top 15 at 185 pounds following his big win over Tim Boetsch at UFC Fight Night in New Orleans. On Saturday, Dan Henderson blasted Tim Boetsch inside 30 seconds, and with it he read news >>

The MMA Hour - 285 - Darren Till

  • 27 days ago
  • 2 views

Darren Till looks back at his memorable UFC debut and what's next for him. read news >>

'UFC 188 Embedded,' No. 1: 'He's an American that thinks he's Mexican'

  • 27 days ago
  • 20 views

It’s a new fight week, which brings the debut episode of “UFC 188 Embedded” and a preview of Saturday’s pay-per-view event. In this episode, interim champ Fabricio Werdum takes a dig it at primarily read news >>

Paul Heyman Talks CM Punk's Motivation, Mindset for Signing with UFC

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 views

In spite of months of silence, the upcoming MMA debut of Phil Brooks, better known by his professional wrestling moniker CM Punk, remains one of the biggest stories of 2015. Still, many questions rem read news >>