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  1. 1

    Junior "Cigano" dos Santos mmaweekly.com
    Junior dos Santos
    "Cigano"
    17-3-0
  2. 2

    Anthony "Showtime" Pettis mmaweekly.com
    Anthony Pettis
    "Showtime"
    18-2-0
  3. 3

    "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit mmaweekly.com
    Carlos Condit
    "The Natural Born Killer"
    29-8-0
  4. 4

    Dan "Hendo" Henderson mmaweekly.com
    Dan Henderson
    "Hendo"
    30-12-0
  5. 5

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

    Maurício "Shogun" Rua mmaweekly.com
    Maurício Rua
    "Shogun"
    22-10-0
  7. 7

    José Aldo "Junior" mmaweekly.com
    José Aldo
    "Junior"
    25-1-0
  8. 8

    Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt mmaweekly.com
    Mark Hunt
    "Super Samoan"
    10-9-1
  9. 9

    Nick Diaz mmaweekly.com
    Nick Diaz
    26-9-0, 1 NC
  10. 10

    Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone mmaweekly.com
    Donald Cerrone
    "Cowboy"
    25-6-0, 1 NC

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  1. "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung | 13-4-0
  2. BJ "The Prodigy" Penn | 16-10-2
  3. "The Notorious" Conor McGregor | 16-2-0
  4. Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida | 22-5-0
  5. Frankie "The Answer" Edgar | 18-4-1
  6. "El Guapo" Bas Rutten | 28-4-1
  7. Cain Velasquez | 13-1-0
  8. Joe "J-Lau" Lauzon | 24-9-0
  9. "The California Kid" Urijah Faber | 32-7-0
  10. Roy "Big Country" Nelson | 20-10-0

  11. "The Axe Murderer" Wanderlei Silva | 35-12-1, 1 NC
  12. "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko | 34-4-0, 1 NC
  13. Nate Diaz | 17-10-0
  14. "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler | 25-10-0, 1 NC
  15. Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell | 21-8-0
  16. Chael Sonnen | 28-14-1
  17. Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort | 24-10-0
  18. Cub Swanson | 21-6-0
  19. Georges "Rush" St. Pierre | 25-2-0
  20. Jon "Bones" Jones | 20-1-0

  21. Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson | 16-2-0
  22. "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey | 10-0-0
  23. Chris "All American" Weidman | 12-0-0
  24. "The Fireball Kid" Takanori Gomi | 35-10-0, 1 NC
  25. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson | 35-11-0
  26. Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic | 29-11-2, 1 NC
  27. "The Gracie Hunter" Kazushi Sakuraba | 26-16-2, 1 NC
  28. Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall | 13-4-1
  29. "Smooth" Benson Henderson | 21-4-0
  30. Antônio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira | 34-9-1, 1 NC

  31. Rich "Ace" Franklin | 29-7-0, 1 NC
  32. Rory "Red King" MacDonald | 18-2-0
  33. Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy | 25-10-0, 1 NC
  34. Alistair "The Reem" Overeem | 38-14-0, 1 NC
  35. Michael "The Count" Bisping | 25-7-0
  36. Randy "The Natural" Couture | 19-11-0
  37. Forrest Griffin | 19-7-0
  38. Chris "Lights Out" Lytle | 31-18-5
  39. Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz | 20-1-0
  40. Chris "The Crippler" Leben | 22-11-0

  41. "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett | 33-7-0
  42. "Sugar" Rashad Evans | 19-3-1
  43. Matt "The Immortal" Brown | 19-12-0
  44. Ronaldo "Jacaré" Souza | 21-3-0, 1 NC
  45. Frank Mir | 16-9-0
  46. Kenny "KenFlo" Florian | 14-6-0
  47. Diego "Nightmare" Sanchez | 25-7-0
  48. Don "The Predator" Frye | 20-9-1, 1 NC
  49. Clay "The Carpenter" Guida | 31-15-0
  50. Nate "The Great" Marquardt | 33-13-2

  51. Demian Maia | 19-6-0
  52. T.J. Dillashaw | 11-2-0
  53. Jim Miller | 24-5-0, 1 NC
  54. Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez | 22-4-0
  55. Andrei "The Pitbull" Arlovski | 23-10-0, 1 NC
  56. Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov | 22-0-0
  57. Thiago "Pitbull" Alves | 20-9-0
  58. Brock Lesnar | 5-3-0
  59. Johny "Big Rig" Hendricks | 16-3-0
  60. Chad "Money" Mendes | 16-2-0

  61. Pat "HD" Barry | 8-7-0
  62. Martin "Hitman" Kampmann | 20-7-0
  63. Daniel "DC" Cormier | 15-0-0
  64. "Lightning" Hector Lombard | 34-4-1, 1 NC
  65. "The American Psycho" Stephan Bonnar | 15-9-0
  66. "Little Evil" Jens Pulver | 27-19-1
  67. "Sexyama" Yoshihiro Akiyama | 14-5-1, 1 NC
  68. Shane "The Engineer" Carwin | 12-2-0
  69. Miguel Torres | 43-8-0
  70. Phil "Mr. Wonderful" Davis | 13-2-0, 1 NC

  71. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson | 18-4-0
  72. "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" Tito Ortiz | 18-11-1
  73. Matt Hughes | 45-9-0
  74. Gunnar "Gunny" Nelson | 13-1-1
  75. Gina "Conviction" Carano | 7-1-0
  76. Dan "The Beast" Severn | 101-19-7
  77. Matt "The Terror" Serra | 11-7-0
  78. Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson | 21-2-1
  79. Alan "The Talent" Belcher | 18-8-0
  80. Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi | 35-5-2

  81. Jon Fitch | 26-7-1, 1 NC
  82. Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve | 25-7-0
  83. Erick "Indio" Silva | 17-5-0, 1 NC
  84. "All American" Brian Stann | 12-6-0
  85. Evan Tanner | 32-8-0
  86. Eddie "The Silent Assassin" Alvarez | 25-4-0
  87. Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares | 17-6-0
  88. Dennis Siver | 22-9-0, 1 NC
  89. Matt "The Hammer" Hamill | 11-5-0
  90. Antônio Rogério "Minotouro" Nogueira | 21-6-0

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