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  1. 1

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

    "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit mmaweekly.com
    Carlos Condit
    "The Natural Born Killer"
    29-8-0
  3. 3

    Anderson "The Spider" Silva mmaweekly.com
    Anderson Silva
    "The Spider"
    33-6-0
  4. 4

    Anthony "Showtime" Pettis mmaweekly.com
    Anthony Pettis
    "Showtime"
    17-2-0
  5. 5

    Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt mmaweekly.com
    Mark Hunt
    "Super Samoan"
    10-8-1
  6. 5

    Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone mmaweekly.com
    Donald Cerrone
    "Cowboy"
    25-6-0, 1 NC
  7. 7

    "The Notorious" Conor McGregor
    Conor McGregor
    "The Notorious"
    16-2-0
  8. 8

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

    Maurício "Shogun" Rua mmaweekly.com
    Maurício Rua
    "Shogun"
    22-9-0
  10. 10

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

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  1. Georges "Rush" St. Pierre | 25-2-0
  2. José Aldo "Junior" | 25-1-0
  3. "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung | 13-4-0
  4. Dan "Hendo" Henderson | 30-12-0
  5. BJ "The Prodigy" Penn | 16-10-2
  6. Cain Velasquez | 13-1-0
  7. Chael Sonnen | 28-14-1
  8. "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko | 34-4-0, 1 NC
  9. Frankie "The Answer" Edgar | 17-4-1
  10. Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida | 21-5-0

  11. Joe "J-Lau" Lauzon | 24-9-0
  12. Roy "Big Country" Nelson | 20-10-0
  13. Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell | 21-8-0
  14. Nate Diaz | 17-9-0
  15. "El Guapo" Bas Rutten | 28-4-1
  16. Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson | 16-2-0
  17. "The Axe Murderer" Wanderlei Silva | 35-12-1, 1 NC
  18. "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey | 10-0-0
  19. Rich "Ace" Franklin | 29-7-0, 1 NC
  20. Jon "Bones" Jones | 20-1-0

  21. Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic | 29-11-2, 1 NC
  22. Forrest Griffin | 19-7-0
  23. "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler | 24-10-0, 1 NC
  24. Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall | 13-4-1
  25. Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy | 25-10-0, 1 NC
  26. Randy "The Natural" Couture | 19-11-0
  27. Chris "All American" Weidman | 12-0-0
  28. Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort | 24-10-0
  29. Alistair "The Reem" Overeem | 37-14-0, 1 NC
  30. Michael "The Count" Bisping | 25-6-0

  31. "Smooth" Benson Henderson | 21-4-0
  32. Cub Swanson | 21-5-0
  33. Antônio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira | 34-9-1, 1 NC
  34. Chris "The Crippler" Leben | 22-11-0
  35. Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz | 20-1-0
  36. Diego "Nightmare" Sanchez | 25-7-0
  37. Brock Lesnar | 5-3-0
  38. "Sugar" Rashad Evans | 19-3-1
  39. Gunnar "Gunny" Nelson | 13-1-1
  40. Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov | 22-0-0

  41. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson | 35-11-0
  42. Andrei "The Pitbull" Arlovski | 23-10-0, 1 NC
  43. "The Fireball Kid" Takanori Gomi | 35-10-0, 1 NC
  44. Jim Miller | 24-5-0, 1 NC
  45. Matt Hughes | 45-9-0
  46. Chris "Lights Out" Lytle | 31-18-5
  47. Clay "The Carpenter" Guida | 31-15-0
  48. Rory "Ares " MacDonald | 18-2-0
  49. "The American Psycho" Stephan Bonnar | 15-8-0
  50. Matt "The Immortal" Brown | 19-12-0

  51. Frank Mir | 16-9-0
  52. Ronaldo "Jacaré" Souza | 21-3-0, 1 NC
  53. T.J. Dillashaw | 11-2-0
  54. "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett | 33-7-0
  55. Thiago "Pitbull" Alves | 20-9-0
  56. "The Gracie Hunter" Kazushi Sakuraba | 26-16-2, 1 NC
  57. Renan "The Baron" Barão | 32-2-0, 1 NC
  58. Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi | 35-5-2
  59. Eddie "The Silent Assassin" Alvarez | 25-4-0
  60. Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier | 16-4-0

  61. Martin "Hitman" Kampmann | 20-7-0
  62. Melvin "The Young Assassin" Guillard | 32-13-2, 2 NC
  63. "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" Tito Ortiz | 17-11-1
  64. Ross "The Real Deal" Pearson | 16-7-0, 1 NC
  65. John "The Magician" Dodson | 16-6-0
  66. Nate "The Great" Marquardt | 33-13-2
  67. Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve | 25-6-0
  68. Chad "Money" Mendes | 16-2-0
  69. Joseph "The Beefcake" Benavidez | 20-4-0
  70. Don "The Predator" Frye | 20-9-1, 1 NC

  71. Pat "HD" Barry | 8-7-0
  72. Ryan "Darth" Bader | 18-4-0
  73. Erick "Indio" Silva | 16-5-0, 1 NC
  74. Alan "The Talent" Belcher | 18-8-0
  75. "Lightning" Hector Lombard | 34-4-1, 1 NC
  76. Demian Maia | 19-6-0
  77. Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares | 16-6-0
  78. Gray "The Bully" Maynard | 11-4-1, 1 NC
  79. Gina "Conviction" Carano | 7-1-0
  80. Daniel "DC" Cormier | 15-0-0

  81. Michael "Mayday" McDonald | 16-3-0
  82. Mark "The Hammer" Coleman | 16-10-0
  83. Kenny "KenFlo" Florian | 14-6-0
  84. "Sexyama" Yoshihiro Akiyama | 14-5-1, 1 NC
  85. Shane "The Engineer" Carwin | 12-2-0
  86. Dan "The Beast" Severn | 101-19-7
  87. Charles "do Bronx" Oliveira | 18-4-0, 1 NC
  88. Phil "Mr. Wonderful" Davis | 13-2-0, 1 NC
  89. "Little Evil" Jens Pulver | 27-19-1
  90. Royce Gracie | 14-2-3

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