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The Current Best Pound-for-Pound MMA Fighters

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The current pound-for-pound fighter ranking features only the cream of the crop from every weight class. To earn a spot, fighters need an extraordinary winning streak, or an extraordinary legacy, or both. Create YOUR own ranking today.

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  1. 1

    Jon "Bones" Jones mmaweekly.com
    Jon Jones
    "Bones"
    20-1-0
  2. 2

    Jose Aldo "Junior" mmaweekly.com
    Jose Aldo
    "Junior"
    24-1-0
  3. 3

    Cain Velasquez mmaweekly.com
  4. 4

    Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson mmaweekly.com
    Demetrious Johnson
    "Mighty Mouse"
    20-2-1
  5. 5

    Chris "All American" Weidman mmaweekly.com
    Chris Weidman
    "All American"
    12-0-0
  6. 6

    Anthony "Showtime" Pettis mmaweekly.com
    Anthony Pettis
    "Showtime"
    17-2-0
  7. 7

    Johny "Big Rig" Hendricks mmaweekly.com
    Johny Hendricks
    "Big Rig"
    16-2-0
  8. 8

    T.J. Dillashaw mmaweekly.com
  9. 9

    Renan "The Baron" Barão mmaweekly.com
    Renan Barão
    "The Baron"
    32-2-0, 1 NC
  10. 10

    Anderson "The Spider" Silva mmaweekly.com
    Anderson Silva
    "The Spider"
    33-6-0

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  1. "Smooth" Benson Henderson | 21-3-0
  2. Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson | 16-2-0
  3. Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort | 24-10-0
  4. Daniel "DC" Cormier | 15-0-0
  5. Frankie "The Answer" Edgar | 17-4-1
  6. Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida | 21-5-0
  7. Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez | 22-3-0
  8. Junior "Cigano" Dos Santos | 16-3-0
  9. "The California Kid" Urijah Faber | 31-7-0
  10. Chad "Money" Mendes | 16-1-0

  11. Joseph "The Beefcake" Benavidez | 20-4-0
  12. Fabricio "Vai Cavalo" Werdum | 18-5-1
  13. "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler | 24-10-0, 1 NC
  14. John "The Magician" Dodson | 16-6-0
  15. "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit | 29-8-0
  16. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza | 20-3-0, 1 NC
  17. Rory "Ares" MacDonald | 17-2-0
  18. "Sugar" Rashad Evans | 19-3-1
  19. Cub Swanson | 21-5-0
  20. Eddie "The Silent Assassin" Alvarez | 25-3-0

  21. Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz | 19-1-0
  22. "Lightning" Hector Lombard | 34-4-1, 1 NC
  23. Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov | 22-0-0
  24. Travis "Hapa" Browne | 16-2-1
  25. Luke Rockhold | 12-2-0
  26. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson | 18-4-0
  27. Glover Teixeira | 22-3-0
  28. "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung | 13-4-0
  29. Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi | 35-4-2
  30. Dan "Hendo" Henderson | 30-12-0

  31. Phil "Mr. Wonderful" Davis | 12-2-0, 1 NC
  32. Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone | 24-6-0, 1 NC
  33. Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley | 13-3-0
  34. Ricardo "The Bully" Lamas | 14-3-0
  35. Matt "The Immortal" Brown | 19-12-0
  36. Alistair "The Reem" Overeem | 37-13-0, 1 NC
  37. Michael "Mayday" McDonald | 16-3-0
  38. "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett | 33-7-0
  39. Pat "Paddy Mike" Curran | 20-5-0
  40. Josh "The Punk" Thomson | 20-7-0, 1 NC

  41. "Funky" Ben Askren | 13-0-0
  42. Georges "Rush" St. Pierre | 25-2-0
  43. Nate Diaz | 17-9-0
  44. Jake "The Juggernaut" Ellenberger | 29-8-0
  45. Michael Chandler | 12-2-0
  46. Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier | 16-3-0
  47. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua | 22-9-0
  48. Demian Maia | 19-6-0
  49. Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall | 13-4-1
  50. Stipe Miocic | 12-1-0

  51. Antonio "BigFoot" Silva | 18-5-0, 1 NC
  52. Raphael Assuncao | 22-4-0
  53. Jake Shields | 29-7-1, 1 NC
  54. Ryan "Darth" Bader | 17-4-0
  55. Rafael dos Anjos | 21-7-0
  56. Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt | 9-8-1
  57. Tim Kennedy | 18-4-0
  58. Jim Miller | 24-5-0, 1 NC
  59. "Stun Gun" Dong Hyun Kim | 19-2-1, 1 NC
  60. Michael "The Count" Bisping | 24-6-0

  61. TJ Grant | 21-5-0
  62. Yushin "Thunder" Okami | 30-8-0
  63. Ali Bagautinov | 13-3-0
  64. Mark "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" Munoz | 13-5-0
  65. John "Hands of Stone" Lineker | 24-7-0
  66. Bibiano "The Flash" Fernandes | 16-3-0
  67. Yoel "Soldier of God" Romero | 8-1-0
  68. Takeya Mizugaki | 20-7-2
  69. Tarec "Sponge" Saffiedine | 15-3-0
  70. Iuri "Marajo" Alcantara | 31-5-0, 1 NC

  71. Gray "The Bully" Maynard | 11-3-1, 1 NC
  72. Patricio "Pitbull" Freire | 21-2-0
  73. Clay "The Carpenter" Guida | 31-15-0
  74. Roy "Big Country" Nelson | 20-9-0
  75. Michael "The Menace" Johnson | 15-8-0
  76. Nick Diaz | 26-9-0, 1 NC
  77. Jeremy "Lil' Heathen" Stephens | 23-10-0
  78. Eddie Wineland | 21-10-1
  79. Zach "Fun Size" Makovsky | 18-4-0
  80. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson | 35-11-0

  81. "Ill" Will Brooks | 14-1-0
  82. Ovince "OSP" St. Preux | 16-5-0
  83. Chael Sonnen | 28-14-1
  84. Daniel Straus | 22-5-0
  85. Nik "The Carnie" Lentz | 25-6-2, 1 NC
  86. Kelvin Gastelum | 9-0-0
  87. Emanuel "The Hardcore Kid" Newton | 23-7-1
  88. Jussier "Formiga" da Silva | 16-3-0
  89. Erick "Indio" Silva | 16-5-0, 1 NC
  90. Bryan "Kid Lightning" Caraway | 19-6-0

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