MMA Rankings Update Jon JonesThe updated MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, April 25. 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. Cain Velasquez (3)
3. Josh Barnett (4)
4. Frank Mir (5)
5. Fabricio Werdum (6)
6. Shane Carwin (7)
7. Daniel Cormier (8)
8. Travis Browne (10)
9. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (9)
10. Antonio Silva (n/a)

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 (7)
8. Gegard Mousasi (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. Brian Stann (7)
8. Yushin Okami (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 (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. Clay Guida (8)
8. Michael Chandler (9)
9. Eddie Alvarez (n/a)
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 (6)
7. Marlon Sandro (7)
8. Kenny Florian (8)
9. Chan Sung Jung (9)
10. Iuri Alcantara (10)

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

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)

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

Morning Report: Rashad Evans and Kenny Florian discuss penalties for Jon Jones, including stripping his UFC title

  • 4 hours ago
  • 5 views

This time, something needs to be done about UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. That, being the general sentiment shared between UFC commentator Kenny Florian and former light heavyweight champ read news >>

Rashad Evans weighs in on Jon Jones' hit-and-run incident

  • an hour ago
  • 1 views

Former teammate and opponent of Jon Jones - Rashad Evans, comments on the light heavyweight champ's recent run-in with the law. Rashad Evans is the latest fighter to weigh in on Jon Jones' hit-and-ru read news >>

How's Taste My Tweet Tweet? Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier respond to Bader, Jedi Pokemons

  • 26 days ago
  • 38 views

The week's most interesting bits from the MMA and UFC twitter world. A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse -- There's a ton of tweets below, but first, don't forget to f read news >>

UFC Fight Night 68: Ryan Bader wants Jon Jones rematch with knockout win over Daniel Cormier

  • 26 days ago
  • 77 views

Ryan Bader looks to earn himself a rematch against Jon Jones to prove he's a better fighter than in their initial meeting. And he plans on earning that fight by knocking out Daniel Cormier at UFC Fig read news >>

Ex-champ Rashad Evans on layoff: Like watching 'whole MMA game pass you by'

  • 26 days ago
  • 9 views

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Rashad Evans knows that a single mistake during ACL surgery rehabilitation could set him back significantly, but he’s mentally targeting a September return to the UFC.Filed under: read news >>

Alexander Gustafsson on UFC 187 main event: Anthony Johnson hits harder but Jon Jones will win the fight

  • 26 days ago
  • 29 views

Former UFC light-heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson suggests that Anthony Johnson is stronger than Jon Jones, but expects the defending champ to retain the title. read news >>

UFC Quick Quote: Daniel Cormier might lose his s--t around Jon Jones

  • 27 days ago
  • 13 views

"There is no relationship between Jon and I. He won. He won on January 3, but that's pretty much all that happened. Nothing changed. Nothing will change and we will fight again. We'll make sure the r read news >>

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier says he can't promise he wouldn't 'lose his s**t' if he ran into Jon Jones

  • 27 days ago
  • 12 views

Daniel Cormier might be getting over the loss, but he's certainly not done with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Jones scored a unanimous decision victory over Cormier in the main event at U read news >>

UFC 187: Alexander Gustafsson says Anthony Johnson punches harder, but Jon Jones wins the fight

  • 27 days ago
  • 114 views

It looks like "Rumble's" punching power won't be enough to dethrone "Bones," according to "The Mauler." When looking at the most powerful punchers in all of mixed martial arts (MMA), Anthony Johnson read news >>

Trending News

Top News

Jump to: