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  1. 1

    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

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

    BJ "The Prodigy" Penn mmaweekly.com
    BJ Penn
    "The Prodigy"
    16-9-2
  5. 5

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

    Dan "Hendo" Henderson mmaweekly.com
    Dan Henderson
    "Hendo"
    30-11-0
  7. 7

    "The California Kid" Urijah Faber mmaweekly.com
    Urijah Faber
    "The California Kid"
    30-7-0
  8. 8

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

    Jose Aldo "Junior" mmaweekly.com
    Jose Aldo
    "Junior"
    24-1-0
  10. 10

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

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  1. Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida | 21-4-0
  2. "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung | 13-4-0
  3. Joe "J-Lau" Lauzon | 23-9-0
  4. Chael Sonnen | 28-14-1
  5. Cain Velasquez | 13-1-0
  6. "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko | 34-4-0, 1 NC
  7. Roy "Big Country" Nelson | 20-9-0
  8. "The Axe Murderer" Wanderlei Silva | 35-12-1, 1 NC
  9. Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell | 21-8-0
  10. Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort | 24-10-0

  11. Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson | 16-2-0
  12. Nate Diaz | 17-9-0
  13. Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone | 23-6-0, 1 NC
  14. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson | 34-11-0
  15. Chris "All American" Weidman | 11-0-0
  16. Georges "Rush" St. Pierre | 25-2-0
  17. Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt | 9-8-1
  18. "The Gracie Hunter" Kazushi Sakuraba | 26-16-2, 1 NC
  19. Forrest Griffin | 19-7-0
  20. Demian Maia | 18-6-0

  21. "El Guapo" Bas Rutten | 28-4-1
  22. "Notorious" Conor McGregor | 14-2-0
  23. Rich "Ace" Franklin | 29-7-0, 1 NC
  24. "Smooth" Benson Henderson | 20-3-0
  25. Diego "The Dream" Sanchez | 24-7-0
  26. "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey | 9-0-0
  27. Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy | 25-10-0, 1 NC
  28. Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira | 34-9-1, 1 NC
  29. Frankie "The Answer" Edgar | 16-4-1
  30. Chris "Lights Out" Lytle | 31-18-5

  31. Jon "Bones" Jones | 19-1-0
  32. Cub Swanson | 20-5-0
  33. "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett | 33-7-0
  34. Alistair "The Reem" Overeem | 37-13-0, 1 NC
  35. "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler | 22-10-0, 1 NC
  36. Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic | 28-11-2, 1 NC
  37. Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall | 12-4-1
  38. Erick "Indio" Silva | 16-4-0, 1 NC
  39. Johny "Big Rig" Hendricks | 16-2-0
  40. Pat "HD" Barry | 8-7-0

  41. Matt "The Immortal" Brown | 18-11-0
  42. Michael "The Count" Bisping | 24-6-0
  43. Joseph "The Beefcake" Benavidez | 19-4-0
  44. "Lightning" Hector Lombard | 34-4-1, 1 NC
  45. Renan "The Baron" Barao | 32-1-0, 1 NC
  46. Randy "The Natural" Couture | 19-11-0
  47. Frank Mir | 16-9-0
  48. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza | 20-3-0, 1 NC
  49. Martin "Hitman" Kampmann | 20-7-0
  50. Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi | 34-4-2

  51. Clay "The Carpenter" Guida | 31-14-0
  52. Chris "The Crippler" Leben | 22-11-0
  53. Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov | 22-0-0
  54. Edson "Junior" Barboza | 13-2-0
  55. Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier | 16-3-0
  56. Gunnar "Gunny" Nelson | 12-0-1
  57. Alan "The Talent" Belcher | 18-8-0
  58. Melvin "The Young Assassin" Guillard | 31-13-2, 2 NC
  59. "All American" Brian Stann | 12-6-0
  60. Thiago "Pitbull" Alves | 20-9-0

  61. Eddie "The Silent Assassin" Alvarez | 25-3-0
  62. Shinya "Tobikan Judan" Aoki | 35-6-0, 1 NC
  63. "The Fireball Kid" Takanori Gomi | 34-9-0, 1 NC
  64. Matt "The Terror" Serra | 11-7-0
  65. Miguel Torres | 41-7-0
  66. Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez | 22-3-0
  67. Jim Miller | 23-4-0, 1 NC
  68. "Little Evil" Jens Pulver | 27-19-1
  69. Kenny "KenFlo" Florian | 14-6-0
  70. John "The Magician" Dodson | 15-6-0

  71. Tim Kennedy | 18-4-0
  72. Brad "One Punch" Pickett | 24-8-0
  73. Michael "Mayday" McDonald | 16-3-0
  74. Rory "Ares" MacDonald | 16-2-0
  75. Miesha "Cupcake" Tate | 14-5-0
  76. Jake Shields | 29-7-1, 1 NC
  77. Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve | 25-6-0
  78. Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson | 19-2-1
  79. Dennis Siver | 22-9-0
  80. Nate "The Great" Marquardt | 32-13-2

  81. "The American Psycho" Stephan Bonnar | 15-8-0
  82. Daniel "DC" Cormier | 14-0-0
  83. Igor "Ice Cold" Vovchanchyn | 53-10-1, 1 NC
  84. Josh "Kos" Koscheck | 17-8-0
  85. Shane "The Engineer" Carwin | 12-2-0
  86. "Sugar" Rashad Evans | 19-3-1
  87. Glover Teixeira | 22-2-0
  88. Don "The Predator" Frye | 20-9-1, 1 NC
  89. Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares | 16-6-0
  90. Royce Gracie | 14-2-3

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