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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"
    19-1-0
  2. 2

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

    Cain Velasquez mmaweekly.com
  4. 4

    Renan "The Baron" Barao mmaweekly.com
    Renan Barao
    "The Baron"
    32-1-0, 1 NC
  5. 5

    Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson mmaweekly.com
    Demetrious Johnson
    "Mighty Mouse"
    19-2-1
  6. 6

    Chris "All American" Weidman mmaweekly.com
    Chris Weidman
    "All American"
    11-0-0
  7. 7

    Anthony "Showtime" Pettis mmaweekly.com
    Anthony Pettis
    "Showtime"
    17-2-0
  8. 8

    Anderson "The Spider" Silva mmaweekly.com
    Anderson Silva
    "The Spider"
    33-6-0
  9. 9

    Johny "Big Rig" Hendricks mmaweekly.com
    Johny Hendricks
    "Big Rig"
    16-2-0
  10. 10

    "Smooth" Benson Henderson mmaweekly.com
    Benson Henderson
    "Smooth"
    20-3-0

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  1. Junior "Cigano" Dos Santos | 16-3-0
  2. Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez | 22-3-0
  3. Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort | 24-10-0
  4. "The California Kid" Urijah Faber | 30-7-0
  5. Frankie "The Answer" Edgar | 16-4-1
  6. Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson | 16-2-0
  7. Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida | 21-4-0
  8. Joseph "The Beefcake" Benavidez | 19-4-0
  9. Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz | 19-1-0
  10. "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit | 29-8-0

  11. Chad "Money" Mendes | 16-1-0
  12. Dan "Hendo" Henderson | 30-11-0
  13. "Sugar" Rashad Evans | 19-3-1
  14. Georges "Rush" St. Pierre | 25-2-0
  15. Fabricio "Vai Cavalo" Werdum | 17-5-1
  16. Daniel "DC" Cormier | 14-0-0
  17. Chael Sonnen | 28-14-1
  18. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza | 20-3-0, 1 NC
  19. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua | 22-9-0
  20. Nick Diaz | 26-9-0, 1 NC

  21. Rory "Ares" MacDonald | 16-2-0
  22. Eddie "The Silent Assassin" Alvarez | 25-3-0
  23. "Lightning" Hector Lombard | 34-4-1, 1 NC
  24. Phil "Mr. Wonderful" Davis | 12-1-0, 1 NC
  25. Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi | 34-4-2
  26. Alistair "The Reem" Overeem | 37-13-0, 1 NC
  27. Yushin "Thunder" Okami | 30-8-0
  28. Jon Fitch | 25-6-1, 1 NC
  29. Jake Shields | 29-7-1, 1 NC
  30. BJ "The Prodigy" Penn | 16-9-2

  31. Gray "The Bully" Maynard | 11-3-1, 1 NC
  32. Michael "The Count" Bisping | 24-6-0
  33. Nate Diaz | 17-9-0
  34. John "The Magician" Dodson | 15-6-0
  35. "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett | 33-7-0
  36. Michael Chandler | 12-1-0
  37. Jake "The Juggernaut" Ellenberger | 29-7-0
  38. "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler | 22-10-0, 1 NC
  39. Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall | 12-4-1
  40. Demian Maia | 18-6-0

  41. "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung | 13-4-0
  42. Pat "Paddy Mike" Curran | 20-5-0
  43. Travis "Hapa" Browne | 16-1-1
  44. Jim Miller | 23-4-0, 1 NC
  45. Michael "Mayday" McDonald | 16-3-0
  46. Frank Mir | 16-9-0
  47. Shinya "Tobikan Judan" Aoki | 35-6-0, 1 NC
  48. Glover Teixeira | 22-2-0
  49. Cub Swanson | 20-5-0
  50. Josh "Kos" Koscheck | 17-8-0

  51. Mark "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" Munoz | 13-4-0
  52. Ricardo "The Bully" Lamas | 13-3-0
  53. Clay "The Carpenter" Guida | 31-14-0
  54. Antonio "BigFoot" Silva | 18-5-0, 1 NC
  55. Brian Bowles | 10-3-0
  56. Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira | 34-9-1, 1 NC
  57. Hatsu Hioki | 27-7-2
  58. "Funky" Ben Askren | 12-0-0
  59. Nate "The Great" Marquardt | 32-13-2
  60. Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone | 22-6-0, 1 NC

  61. Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley | 13-2-0
  62. Luke Rockhold | 11-2-0
  63. Ryan "Darth" Bader | 16-4-0
  64. Rich "Ace" Franklin | 29-7-0, 1 NC
  65. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson | 34-11-0
  66. Martin "Hitman" Kampmann | 20-7-0
  67. Antonio Rogerio "Minotoro" Nogueira | 21-5-0
  68. Kenny "KenFlo" Florian | 14-6-0
  69. "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko | 34-4-0, 1 NC
  70. Thiago "Pitbull" Alves | 19-9-0

  71. Forrest Griffin | 19-7-0
  72. Roy "Big Country" Nelson | 20-9-0
  73. Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt | 9-8-1
  74. Melvin "The Young Assassin" Guillard | 31-13-2, 2 NC
  75. TJ Grant | 21-5-0
  76. Stipe Miocic | 11-1-0
  77. Tim "The Barbarian" Boetsch | 17-6-0
  78. Brock Lesnar | 5-3-0
  79. T.J. Dillashaw | 9-2-0
  80. Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov | 21-0-0

  81. Costas Philippou | 12-4-0, 1 NC
  82. Thiago Silva | 16-3-0, 2 NC
  83. Eddie Wineland | 21-9-1
  84. John "Hands of Stone" Lineker | 23-7-0
  85. Matt Hughes | 45-9-0
  86. Patricio "Pitbull" Freire | 21-2-0
  87. Bibiano "The Flash" Fernandes | 15-3-0
  88. Josh "The People's Warrior" Burkman | 27-10-0
  89. "The Gladiator" Marlon Sandro | 24-5-1
  90. Raphael Assuncao | 22-4-0

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