MMA Top 10 Rankings: Rampage Jackson Up, George Sotiropoulos In


The latest MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, November 24. 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 his 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, which are up-to-date as of November 24.

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

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION (205-pound limit)
1. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
2. Rashad Evans
3. Quinton Jackson
4. Lyoto Machida
5. Forrest Griffin
6. Ryan Bader
7. Jon Jones
8. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
9. Thiago Silva
10. Randy Couture

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

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

LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION (160-pound limit)
1. Frankie Edgar
2. Gilbert Melendez
3. Shinya Aoki
4. Gray Maynard
5. Eddie Alvarez
6. Tatsuya Kawajiri
7. Kenny Florian
8. Ben Henderson
9. Jim Miller
10. George Sotiropoulos

FEATHERWEIGHT DIVISION (145 pound-limit)
1. Jose Aldo
2. Manny Gamburyan
3. Mike Brown
4. Josh Grispi
5. Marlon Sandro
6. Diego Nunes
7. Michihiro Omigawa
8. Bibiano Fernandes
9. Chad Mendes
10. Joe Warren

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

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

Related News

  • 4 days ago
  • 4 views

On Nov. 17, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson posted a tweet that started the ball in motion for him to exit Bellator MMA and rejoin the UFC roster. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 17 views

Nonetheless, Bellator MMA's president expects the popular light heavyweight veteran to continue fighting inside his cage. Quinton Jackson recently recently tweeted that sometimes it's best to "stay w read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 3 views

Lets take it back to the old school. EA Sports UFC recently released its sixth free gameplay update, this time adding popular Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) legends and former division champion read news >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 8 views

Quinton Jackson is no longer under contract with Bellator MMA -- at least as far as "Rampage" is concerned. Jackson said Saturday night on FOX Sports Live that Bellator did not honor his deal and, af read news >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 87 views

Rampage Jackson has released an official statement on his contract situation, citing a clause with 45-day window to satisfy any contract dispute with Bellator. Once it was announced that Quinton Jack read news >>

  • 3 days ago
  • 2 views

After all the questions surrounding Rampage Jackson re-signing with the UFC, the former light heavyweight champion issued a statement on Monday. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
  • 1 views

Top prospect Mark Striegl is fresh off a first-round submission win in his bantamweight debut, and announced he is moving to Evolve MMA in Singapore. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 0 views

The 2015 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA are set for Las Vegas, Nevada. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 43 views

A lot has changed in the seven months since Quinton "Rampage" Jackson squeaked out a decision win in Bellator's first and only pay-per-view. While Bellator underwent massive internal upheaval through read news >>

Jump to: