MMA Rankings - Alexander GustafssonThe updated MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, April 18. This system ranks the Top 10 MMA fighters from across the world in each of the seven 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 (3)
4. Miesha Tate (4)
5. Marloes Coenen (5)
6. Tara LaRosa (6)
7. Rosi Sexton (7)
8. Alexis Davis (8)
9. Hiroko Yamanaka (9)
10. Jessica Aguilar (10)

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. Alexander Gustafsson (8)
8. Gegard Mouasi (7)
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. Brian Stann (8)
8. Yushin Okami (7)
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 (8)
9. Martin Kampmann (9)
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. Pat Curran (7)
7. Marlon Sandro (9)
8. Kenny Florian (6)
9. Chan Sung Jung (10)
10. Iuri Alcantara (n/a)

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

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

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