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The Current Best Pound-for-Pound MMA Fighters

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

    José Aldo "Junior" mmaweekly.com
    José 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

    Renan "The Baron" Barão mmaweekly.com
    Renan Barão
    "The Baron"
    32-2-0, 1 NC
  9. 9

    Anderson "The Spider" Silva mmaweekly.com
    Anderson Silva
    "The Spider"
    33-6-0
  10. 10

    T.J. Dillashaw mmaweekly.com

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  1. Daniel "DC" Cormier | 15-0-0
  2. Junior "Cigano" Dos Santos | 16-3-0
  3. Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson | 16-2-0
  4. Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort | 24-10-0
  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. Chad "Money" Mendes | 16-1-0
  9. "The California Kid" Urijah Faber | 31-7-0
  10. "Smooth" Benson Henderson | 21-4-0

  11. "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler | 24-10-0, 1 NC
  12. Joseph "The Beefcake" Benavidez | 20-4-0
  13. Fabrício "Vai Cavalo" Werdum | 18-5-1
  14. Ronaldo "Jacaré" Souza | 21-3-0, 1 NC
  15. Rory "The Canadian Psycho" MacDonald | 17-2-0
  16. "Sugar" Rashad Evans | 19-3-1
  17. "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit | 29-8-0
  18. John "The Magician" Dodson | 16-6-0
  19. Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz | 19-1-0
  20. "Lightning" Hector Lombard | 34-4-1, 1 NC

  21. Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov | 22-0-0
  22. Georges "Rush" St. Pierre | 25-2-0
  23. Eddie "The Silent Assassin" Alvarez | 25-3-0
  24. Luke Rockhold | 12-2-0
  25. Cub Swanson | 21-5-0
  26. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson | 18-4-0
  27. Dan "Hendo" Henderson | 30-12-0
  28. Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley | 14-3-0
  29. Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi | 35-5-2
  30. Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall | 13-4-1

  31. Nate Diaz | 17-9-0
  32. "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung | 13-4-0
  33. Nick Diaz | 26-9-0, 1 NC
  34. Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone | 24-6-0, 1 NC
  35. Glover Teixeira | 22-3-0
  36. Michael "Mayday" McDonald | 16-3-0
  37. Travis "Hapa" Browne | 16-2-1
  38. Alistair "The Reem" Overeem | 37-14-0, 1 NC
  39. Phil "Mr. Wonderful" Davis | 12-2-0, 1 NC
  40. Rafael dos Anjos | 22-7-0

  41. Pat "Paddy Mike" Curran | 20-6-0
  42. Maurício "Shogun" Rua | 22-9-0
  43. Ricardo "The Bully" Lamas | 14-3-0
  44. Jake "The Juggernaut" Ellenberger | 29-8-0
  45. "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett | 33-7-0
  46. Yushin "Thunder" Okami | 30-8-0
  47. Chael Sonnen | 28-14-1
  48. Michael Chandler | 12-2-0
  49. Matt "The Immortal" Brown | 19-12-0
  50. Jake Shields | 29-7-1, 1 NC

  51. Raphael Assunção | 22-4-0
  52. Jim Miller | 24-5-0, 1 NC
  53. Antônio "BigFoot" Silva | 18-6-0, 1 NC
  54. Clay "The Carpenter" Guida | 31-15-0
  55. Shinya "Tobikan Judan" Aoki | 36-6-0, 1 NC
  56. Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier | 16-3-0
  57. Demian Maia | 19-6-0
  58. "Funky" Ben Askren | 14-0-0
  59. Mark "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" Munoz | 13-5-0
  60. Jon Fitch | 26-6-1, 1 NC

  61. Tim Kennedy | 18-4-0
  62. Ryan "Darth" Bader | 18-4-0
  63. Gray "The Bully" Maynard | 11-4-1, 1 NC
  64. Brian Bowles | 10-3-0
  65. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson | 35-11-0
  66. Hatsu Hioki | 27-8-2
  67. BJ "The Prodigy" Penn | 16-10-2
  68. "Stun Gun" Dong Hyun Kim | 19-3-1, 1 NC
  69. Stipe Miocic | 12-1-0
  70. John "Hands of Stone" Lineker | 24-7-0

  71. Jussier "Formiga" da Silva | 17-3-0
  72. Ali Bagautinov | 13-3-0
  73. John Moraga | 15-3-0
  74. Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt | 9-8-1
  75. "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko | 34-4-0, 1 NC
  76. Patricio "Pitbull" Freire | 22-2-0
  77. Iuri "Marajó" Alcântara | 32-5-0, 1 NC
  78. Frank Mir | 16-9-0
  79. Michael "The Count" Bisping | 25-6-0
  80. Takeya Mizugaki | 20-7-2

  81. Josh "The Punk" Thomson | 20-7-0, 1 NC
  82. Antônio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira | 34-9-1, 1 NC
  83. Nate "The Great" Marquardt | 33-13-2
  84. Costas Philippou | 13-4-0, 1 NC
  85. TJ Grant | 21-5-0
  86. Josh "Kos" Koscheck | 17-8-0
  87. Tarec "Sponge" Saffiedine | 15-3-0
  88. Martin "Hitman" Kampmann | 20-7-0
  89. Bibiano "The Flash" Fernandes | 16-3-0
  90. Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares | 16-6-0

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