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.
From Around the Web

Related News

UFC fighter rankings: Holly Holm in the top 10 following win in her UFC debut

  • 27 days ago
  • 0 views

The latest UFC rankings put women's bantamweight Holly Holm up in the top 10 after her split decision win over Raquel Pennington last Saturday. There wasn't much activity in the latest UFC rankings u read news >>

CES MMA 28 video highlights: A night of finishes, including a neck-kick knockout

  • 16 days ago
  • 213 views

CES MMA’s latest event produced a night of knockouts, including one that was the result of a kick to the neck.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

Bellator Sues to Block Rampage Jackson's UFC Return | MMAWeekly.com

  • 28 days ago
  • 5 views

Bellator MMA has filed a lawsuit to try and block Quinton “Rampage” Jackson from making his UFC return. read news >>

Latest rankings after UFC 184: Holly Holm cracks Top 10, Anderson Silva continues to tumble

  • 28 days ago
  • 98 views

And fortunately for Cat Zingano, she is still considered the next best women's bantamweight after Ronda Rousey despite her quick loss to "Rowdy." The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) ran read news >>

UFC Champion Ronda Rousey's Latest Movie Project Revealed | MMAWeekly.com

  • 28 days ago
  • 5 views

UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will star alongside “The Raid” actor Iko Uwais in the film “Mile 22." Filming on the project begins in May. read news >>

MMAjunkie Radio (noon ET): News roundup and caller rankings

  • 27 days ago
  • 1 views

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) as we recap the latest news with MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan and unveil our caller rankings.Filed under: News read news >>

The MMA Hour - 271 - Roy Jones Jr.

  • 27 days ago
  • 83 views

Roy Jones Jr. discusses his upcoming fight, the latest with Anderson Silva and Chris Lytle, and more. read news >>

BJJ world champion Gabi Garcia postpones MMA debut

  • 27 days ago
  • 13 views

Jiu-jitsu star Gabi Garcia won’t be making her mixed martial arts debut this month. The nine-time jiu-jitsu world champion and two-time ADCC gold medalist signed a contract with Brazilian promotion J read news >>

Corrie Ward's Move from Softball to MMA Not Lost in Translation | MMAWeekly.com

  • 28 days ago
  • 0 views

A former standout in softball, Corrie "Psych" Ward says the transition from pitcher to puncher was not lost in translation. read news >>