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

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

    Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt mmaweekly.com
    Mark Hunt
    "Super Samoan"
    9-8-1
  6. 6

    BJ "The Prodigy" Penn mmaweekly.com
    BJ Penn
    "The Prodigy"
    16-10-2
  7. 7

    José Aldo "Junior" mmaweekly.com
    José Aldo
    "Junior"
    24-1-0
  8. 8

    Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone mmaweekly.com
    Donald Cerrone
    "Cowboy"
    24-6-0, 1 NC
  9. 9

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

    Maurício "Shogun" Rua mmaweekly.com
    Maurício Rua
    "Shogun"
    22-9-0

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  1. "The California Kid" Urijah Faber | 31-7-0
  2. Nick Diaz | 26-9-0, 1 NC
  3. Jon "Bones" Jones | 20-1-0
  4. Chris "All American" Weidman | 12-0-0
  5. "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung | 13-4-0
  6. Joe "J-Lau" Lauzon | 23-9-0
  7. "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko | 34-4-0, 1 NC
  8. Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida | 21-5-0
  9. "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler | 24-10-0, 1 NC
  10. Chael Sonnen | 28-14-1

  11. Frankie "The Answer" Edgar | 17-4-1
  12. "Notorious" Conor McGregor | 15-2-0
  13. Matt "The Immortal" Brown | 19-12-0
  14. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson | 35-11-0
  15. Roy "Big Country" Nelson | 20-9-0
  16. Georges "Rush" St. Pierre | 25-2-0
  17. "Smooth" Benson Henderson | 21-4-0
  18. Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson | 16-2-0
  19. "The Gracie Hunter" Kazushi Sakuraba | 26-16-2, 1 NC
  20. Cain Velasquez | 13-1-0

  21. "The Axe Murderer" Wanderlei Silva | 35-12-1, 1 NC
  22. "El Guapo" Bas Rutten | 28-4-1
  23. Rory "Ares" MacDonald | 17-2-0
  24. Nate Diaz | 17-9-0
  25. Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell | 21-8-0
  26. Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort | 24-10-0
  27. Cub Swanson | 21-5-0
  28. "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett | 33-7-0
  29. "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey | 10-0-0
  30. Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier | 16-3-0

  31. Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy | 25-10-0, 1 NC
  32. Shinya "Tobikan Judan" Aoki | 35-6-0, 1 NC
  33. Randy "The Natural" Couture | 19-11-0
  34. Michael "The Count" Bisping | 25-6-0
  35. Antônio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira | 34-9-1, 1 NC
  36. Ronaldo "Jacaré" Souza | 20-3-0, 1 NC
  37. Brock Lesnar | 5-3-0
  38. Diego "Nightmare" Sanchez | 25-7-0
  39. John "The Magician" Dodson | 16-6-0
  40. Chris "The Crippler" Leben | 22-11-0

  41. Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall | 13-4-1
  42. "The Fireball Kid" Takanori Gomi | 35-9-0, 1 NC
  43. Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic | 29-11-2, 1 NC
  44. Demian Maia | 19-6-0
  45. Clay "The Carpenter" Guida | 31-15-0
  46. Gunnar "Gunny" Nelson | 13-0-1
  47. Alistair "The Reem" Overeem | 37-13-0, 1 NC
  48. "Sugar" Rashad Evans | 19-3-1
  49. "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" Tito Ortiz | 17-11-1
  50. Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi | 35-4-2

  51. Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov | 22-0-0
  52. Jim Miller | 24-5-0, 1 NC
  53. "Lightning" Hector Lombard | 34-4-1, 1 NC
  54. Rich "Ace" Franklin | 29-7-0, 1 NC
  55. Forrest Griffin | 19-7-0
  56. Johny "Big Rig" Hendricks | 16-2-0
  57. Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve | 25-6-0
  58. Thiago "Pitbull" Alves | 20-9-0
  59. Renan "The Baron" Barão | 32-2-0, 1 NC
  60. Alan "The Talent" Belcher | 18-8-0

  61. Eddie "The Silent Assassin" Alvarez | 25-3-0
  62. Pat "HD" Barry | 8-7-0
  63. Daniel "DC" Cormier | 15-0-0
  64. Joseph "The Beefcake" Benavidez | 20-4-0
  65. Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez | 22-3-0
  66. Shane "The Engineer" Carwin | 12-2-0
  67. Martin "Hitman" Kampmann | 20-7-0
  68. Chris "Lights Out" Lytle | 31-18-5
  69. Charles "do Bronx" Oliveira | 18-4-0, 1 NC
  70. Nate "The Great" Marquardt | 33-13-2

  71. Dennis "The Menace" Bermudez | 14-3-0
  72. Erick "Indio" Silva | 16-5-0, 1 NC
  73. Kenny "KenFlo" Florian | 14-6-0
  74. Frank Mir | 16-9-0
  75. Matt Hughes | 45-9-0
  76. Brandon "Rukus" Thatch | 11-1-0
  77. "The Tiny Tornado" Tecia Torres | 4-0-0
  78. Michael Chandler | 12-2-0
  79. Royce Gracie | 14-2-3
  80. Edson "Junior" Barboza | 14-2-0

  81. Justin "The Highlight" Gaethje | 12-0-0
  82. Kyoji Horiguchi | 13-1-0
  83. "The American Psycho" Stephan Bonnar | 15-8-0
  84. Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz | 19-1-0
  85. Luke Rockhold | 12-2-0
  86. "Minowaman" Ikuhisa Minowa | 60-37-8
  87. Fabrício "Vai Cavalo" Werdum | 18-5-1
  88. T.J. Dillashaw | 10-2-0
  89. Takeya Mizugaki | 20-7-2
  90. Genki "Neo-Samurai" Sudo | 16-4-1

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