MMA Top 10 Rankings - Ronda RouseyThe updated MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, Aug. 22. 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.

Note: Chael Sonnen was removed from middleweight consideration because he has declared a move to the light heavyweight division and already has a bout scheduled in that division.

(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. Ronda Rousey (2)
2. Miesha Tate (3)
3. Jessica Aguilar (4)
4. Sarah Kaufman (1)
5. Megumi Fujii (5)
6. Marloes Coenen (6)
7. Tara LaRosa (7)
8. Rosi Sexton (8)
9. Alexis Davis (9)
10. Sara McMann (10)

HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION (over 205 pounds)
1. Junior dos Santos (1)
2. Cain Velasquez (2)
3. Daniel Cormier (3)
4. Fabricio Werdum (4)
5. Frank Mir (5)
6. Josh Barnett (6)
7. Travis Browne (7)
8. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (8)
9. Stefan Struve (9)
10. Roy Nelson (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 (7)
8. Gegard Mousasi (8)
9. James Te Huna (9)
10. Ryan Bader (10)

MIDDLEWEIGHT DIVISION (185-pound limit)
1. Anderson Silva (1)
2. Vitor Belfort (3)
3. Michael Bisping (4)
4. Chris Weidman (5)
5. Tim Boetsch (6)
6. Mark Munoz (7)
7. Brian Stann (8)
8. Alan Belcher (9)
9. Yushin Okami (10)
10. Luke Rockhold (n/a)

WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION (170-pound limit)
1. Carlos Condit (1)
2. Johny Hendricks (2)
3. Martin Kampmann (3)
4. Jake Ellenberger (4)
5. Josh Koscheck (5)
6. Jon Fitch (7)
7. Diego Sanchez (8)
8. Rory MacDonald (9)
9. Ben Askren (10)
10. Siyar Bahadurzada (n/a)

LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION (155-pound limit)
1. Benson Henderson (1)
2. Frankie Edgar (2)
3. Gilbert Melendez (3)
4. Gray Maynard (4)
5. Anthony Pettis (5)
6. Nate Diaz (6)
7. Michael Chandler (7)
8. Eddie Alvarez (8)
9. Clay Guida (9)
10. Donald Cerrone (n/a)

FEATHERWEIGHT DIVISION (145 pound-limit)
1. Jose Aldo (1)
2. Chad Mendes (2)
3. Erik Koch (3)
4. Chan Sung Jung (4)
5. Ricardo Lamas (5)
6. Hatsu Hioki (6)
7. Dustin Poirier (7)
8. Pat Curran (8)
9. Patricio Freire (9)
10. Daniel Straus (10)

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

FLYWEIGHT DIVISION (125 pounds or less)
1. Joseph Benavidez (1)
2. Demetrious Johnson (2)
3. Ian McCall (3)
4. Jussier da Silva (4)
5. Yasuhiro Urushitani (5)
6. Shinichi “BJ” Kojima (6)
7. Darrell Montague (7)
8. Mamoru Yamaguchi (8)
9. John Dodson (9)
10. John Moraga (10)

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