Kenny Florian, Mark Munoz, and Clay Guida

Kenny Florian, Mark Munoz, and Clay Guida

The updated MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, June 15. This system ranks the Top 10 MMA fighters from all across the world in each of the seven most widely accepted weight classes.

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.

Below are the current MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings:

HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION (over 205 pounds)
1. Cain Velasquez
2. Fabricio Werdum
3. Junior Dos Santos
4. Brock Lesnar
5. Alistair Overeem
6. Antonio Silva
7. Fedor Emelianenko
8. Shane Carwin
9. Frank Mir
10. Sergei Kharitonov

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

MIDDLEWEIGHT DIVISION (185-pound limit)
1. Anderson Silva
2. Yushin Okami
3. Nathan Marquardt
4. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
5. Michael Bisping
6. Brian Stann
7. Mark Munoz
8. Demian Maia
9. Jorge Santiago
10. Robbie Lawler

WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION (170-pound limit)
1. Georges St-Pierre
2. Jon Fitch
3. Jake Shields
4. Nick Diaz
5. Josh Koscheck
6. Rick Story
7. Thiago Alves
8. Carlos Condit
9. B.J. Penn
10. Paul Daley

LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION (155-pound limit)
1. Gilbert Melendez
2. Frankie Edgar
3. Gray Maynard
4. Shinya Aoki
5. Eddie Alvarez
6. Jim Miller
7. Melvin Guillard
8. Clay Guida
9. Tatsuya Kawajiri
10. Dennis Siver

FEATHERWEIGHT DIVISION (145 pound-limit)
1. Jose Aldo
2. Chad Mendes
3. Manny Gamburyan
4. Hatsu Hioki
5. Mark Hominick
6. Dustin Poirier
7. Erik Koch
8. Kenny Florian
9. Diego Nunes
10. Michihiro Omigawa

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

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Releases Heavyweight Grinder Jared Rosholt

  • 29 days ago
  • 16 views

Jared Rosholt, a successful but unexciting MMA heavyweight, has been released from the UFC's roster. Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com broke the news Wednesday afternoon, citing an unnamed UFC officia read news >>

Jon Jones Released from Jail After Admitting to Probation Violation

  • 28 days ago
  • 7 views

Jon Jones was released from the Metropolitan Detention Center in Albuquerque, N.M., on Thursday after accepting a plea deal and admitting to violating his probation. read news >>

Former UFC Cutman Stitch Duran Joins Bellator

  • 28 days ago
  • 6 views

Jacob “Stitch” Duran was just signed to be Bellator's lead cutman. Stitch was released by the UFC last year and has found a new home to exercise his talents in the cage. read news >>

Stitch Duran on signing with Bellator: These are the projects I wanted to do

  • 27 days ago
  • 5 views

For Stitch Duran, being released from his duties as cutman in the UFC was merely the beginning of a flood of new opportunities.Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, Radio Highlight, Videos, W read news >>

Jared Rosholt on UFC pink slip: Hopefully my release is their loss

  • 26 days ago
  • 25 views

Recently released UFC fighter Jared Rosholt notes he made it up to No. 12 in the industry-leader’s official rankings. Not bad for a wrestler who never really learned to strike.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC 199 tickets on sale this week for a pair of title rematches in Los Angeles

  • 24 days ago
  • 12 views

Planning to attend UFC 199 in June? You can buy your tickets starting this week to see a pair of title fight rematches between Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman and Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber. File read news >>

Former champ Douglas Lima meets Chidi Njokuani at Bellator 156 in June

  • 23 days ago
  • 5 views

Bellator’s summer return to Fresno, Calif., has its latest fight, and it will feature a former welterweight champion.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie Rankings, April 5: WSOF champ Branch keeps rolling

  • 23 days ago
  • 6 views

Since a brief run in the UFC, two-division WSOF champ David Branch has become one of the sport’s top fighters competing outside the octagon. Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

Bellator 157: Dynamite 2 heads to St. Louis in June with 'Rampage' vs. Satoshi Ishii

  • 23 days ago
  • 6 views

Bellator has set the date for its second MMA and kickboxing crossover event, and it will feature the return of Quinton Jackson to the promotion.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, Featured Videos, News, read news >>

Bleacher Report MMA Rankings for April 2016

  • 23 days ago
  • 17 views

March started out hot but cooled considerably down the stretch. The first weekend saw Conor McGregor lose suddenly and shockingly to Nate Diaz at UFC 196, immediately after Miesha Tate threw a biting read news >>