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  1. 1

    Junior "Cigano" Dos Santos mmaweekly.com
    Junior Dos Santos
    "Cigano"
    16-3-0
  2. 2

    Anthony "Showtime" Pettis mmaweekly.com
    Anthony Pettis
    "Showtime"
    17-2-0
  3. 3

    Dan "Hendo" Henderson mmaweekly.com
    Dan Henderson
    "Hendo"
    30-12-0
  4. 4

    "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit mmaweekly.com
    Carlos Condit
    "The Natural Born Killer"
    29-8-0
  5. 5

    BJ "The Prodigy" Penn mmaweekly.com
    BJ Penn
    "The Prodigy"
    16-10-2
  6. 6

    Anderson "The Spider" Silva mmaweekly.com
    Anderson Silva
    "The Spider"
    33-6-0
  7. 7

    "The California Kid" Urijah Faber mmaweekly.com
    Urijah Faber
    "The California Kid"
    31-7-0
  8. 8

    Jose Aldo "Junior" mmaweekly.com
    Jose Aldo
    "Junior"
    24-1-0
  9. 9

    Cain Velasquez mmaweekly.com
  10. 10

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

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  1. Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson | 16-2-0
  2. Chael Sonnen | 28-14-1
  3. Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida | 21-5-0
  4. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua | 22-9-0
  5. "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler | 24-10-0, 1 NC
  6. Joe "J-Lau" Lauzon | 23-9-0
  7. Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone | 24-6-0, 1 NC
  8. Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt | 9-8-1
  9. "Notorious" Conor McGregor | 15-2-0
  10. "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung | 13-4-0

  11. Georges "Rush" St. Pierre | 25-2-0
  12. Frankie "The Answer" Edgar | 17-4-1
  13. "Smooth" Benson Henderson | 21-3-0
  14. "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko | 34-4-0, 1 NC
  15. Chris "All American" Weidman | 12-0-0
  16. Matt "The Immortal" Brown | 19-12-0
  17. Nick Diaz | 26-9-0, 1 NC
  18. Rory "Ares" MacDonald | 17-2-0
  19. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson | 35-11-0
  20. Roy "Big Country" Nelson | 20-9-0

  21. Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell | 21-8-0
  22. "The Axe Murderer" Wanderlei Silva | 35-12-1, 1 NC
  23. "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey | 10-0-0
  24. Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort | 24-10-0
  25. "El Guapo" Bas Rutten | 28-4-1
  26. Diego "Nightmare" Sanchez | 25-7-0
  27. Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier | 16-3-0
  28. Nate Diaz | 17-9-0
  29. Cub Swanson | 21-5-0
  30. Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy | 25-10-0, 1 NC

  31. "The Gracie Hunter" Kazushi Sakuraba | 26-16-2, 1 NC
  32. Michael "The Count" Bisping | 24-6-0
  33. Rich "Ace" Franklin | 29-7-0, 1 NC
  34. Alistair "The Reem" Overeem | 37-13-0, 1 NC
  35. Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira | 34-9-1, 1 NC
  36. Randy "The Natural" Couture | 19-11-0
  37. Gunnar "Gunny" Nelson | 13-0-1
  38. Clay "The Carpenter" Guida | 31-15-0
  39. Forrest Griffin | 19-7-0
  40. Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov | 22-0-0

  41. "Sugar" Rashad Evans | 19-3-1
  42. "Lightning" Hector Lombard | 34-4-1, 1 NC
  43. Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi | 35-4-2
  44. Martin "Hitman" Kampmann | 20-7-0
  45. Demian Maia | 19-6-0
  46. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza | 20-3-0, 1 NC
  47. Matt Hughes | 45-9-0
  48. Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall | 13-4-1
  49. "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett | 33-7-0
  50. Brock Lesnar | 5-3-0

  51. Alan "The Talent" Belcher | 18-8-0
  52. Chris "The Crippler" Leben | 22-11-0
  53. John "The Magician" Dodson | 16-6-0
  54. Renan "The Baron" Barão | 32-2-0, 1 NC
  55. Pat "HD" Barry | 8-7-0
  56. Joseph "The Beefcake" Benavidez | 20-4-0
  57. Erick "Indio" Silva | 16-5-0, 1 NC
  58. Thiago "Pitbull" Alves | 20-9-0
  59. Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve | 25-6-0
  60. "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" Tito Ortiz | 17-11-1

  61. Shinya "Tobikan Judan" Aoki | 35-6-0, 1 NC
  62. Jim Miller | 24-5-0, 1 NC
  63. Johny "Big Rig" Hendricks | 16-2-0
  64. Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic | 28-11-2, 1 NC
  65. Eddie "The Silent Assassin" Alvarez | 25-3-0
  66. Charles "do Bronx" Oliveira | 18-4-0, 1 NC
  67. Michael "Mayday" McDonald | 16-3-0
  68. Chris "Lights Out" Lytle | 31-18-5
  69. Daniel "DC" Cormier | 15-0-0
  70. Shane "The Engineer" Carwin | 12-2-0

  71. Melvin "The Young Assassin" Guillard | 32-13-2, 2 NC
  72. Alex "Bruce Leroy" Caceres | 10-6-0, 1 NC
  73. Edson "Junior" Barboza | 14-2-0
  74. "The Tiny Tornado" Tecia Torres | 4-0-0
  75. "The Fireball Kid" Takanori Gomi | 35-9-0, 1 NC
  76. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson | 18-4-0
  77. Chad "Money" Mendes | 16-1-0
  78. Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez | 22-3-0
  79. Matt "The Terror" Serra | 11-7-0
  80. "The American Psycho" Stephan Bonnar | 15-8-0

  81. Yoel "Soldier of God" Romero | 8-1-0
  82. Jake Shields | 29-7-1, 1 NC
  83. Josh "Kos" Koscheck | 17-8-0
  84. Brad "One Punch" Pickett | 24-9-0
  85. Frank Mir | 16-9-0
  86. Brandon "Rukus" Thatch | 11-1-0
  87. Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz | 19-1-0
  88. Phil "Mr. Wonderful" Davis | 12-2-0, 1 NC
  89. Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson | 20-2-1
  90. Joanne "Jo Jo" Calderwood | 8-0-0

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