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Tapology's ranking of your favorite MMA fighters compiles each member's list of the fighters you'll live or die for, the ones you'll never miss out on watching, and those whose careers you've tracked since the very start. Create YOUR own ranking today.

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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

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

    Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt mmaweekly.com
    Mark Hunt
    "Super Samoan"
    9-8-1
  5. 5

    "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit mmaweekly.com
    Carlos Condit
    "The Natural Born Killer"
    29-8-0
  6. 6

    Chris "All American" Weidman mmaweekly.com
    Chris Weidman
    "All American"
    12-0-0
  7. 7

    Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone mmaweekly.com
    Donald Cerrone
    "Cowboy"
    24-6-0, 1 NC
  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. "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko | 34-4-0, 1 NC
  2. Anderson "The Spider" Silva | 33-6-0
  3. "Notorious" Conor McGregor | 15-2-0
  4. "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung | 13-4-0
  5. José Aldo "Junior" | 24-1-0
  6. Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida | 21-5-0
  7. BJ "The Prodigy" Penn | 16-10-2
  8. "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler | 24-10-0, 1 NC
  9. Matt "The Immortal" Brown | 19-12-0
  10. Joe "J-Lau" Lauzon | 24-9-0

  11. Roy "Big Country" Nelson | 20-9-0
  12. Chael Sonnen | 28-14-1
  13. Jon "Bones" Jones | 20-1-0
  14. "The Gracie Hunter" Kazushi Sakuraba | 26-16-2, 1 NC
  15. "El Guapo" Bas Rutten | 28-4-1
  16. Cain Velasquez | 13-1-0
  17. Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson | 16-2-0
  18. Nate Diaz | 17-9-0
  19. Frankie "The Answer" Edgar | 17-4-1
  20. Georges "Rush" St. Pierre | 25-2-0

  21. Cub Swanson | 21-5-0
  22. Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell | 21-8-0
  23. "The Axe Murderer" Wanderlei Silva | 35-12-1, 1 NC
  24. Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier | 16-3-0
  25. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson | 35-11-0
  26. "Smooth" Benson Henderson | 21-4-0
  27. "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett | 33-7-0
  28. Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort | 24-10-0
  29. Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov | 22-0-0
  30. "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey | 10-0-0

  31. Rory "The Canadian Psycho" MacDonald | 17-2-0
  32. "The Fireball Kid" Takanori Gomi | 35-9-0, 1 NC
  33. Shinya "Tobikan Judan" Aoki | 36-6-0, 1 NC
  34. Ronaldo "Jacaré" Souza | 21-3-0, 1 NC
  35. Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic | 29-11-2, 1 NC
  36. Michael "The Count" Bisping | 25-6-0
  37. Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi | 35-5-2
  38. Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall | 13-4-1
  39. John "The Magician" Dodson | 16-6-0
  40. Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy | 25-10-0, 1 NC

  41. Demian Maia | 19-6-0
  42. Antônio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira | 34-9-1, 1 NC
  43. Brock Lesnar | 5-3-0
  44. Gunnar "Gunny" Nelson | 13-0-1
  45. Daniel "DC" Cormier | 15-0-0
  46. "Lightning" Hector Lombard | 34-4-1, 1 NC
  47. Alistair "The Reem" Overeem | 37-14-0, 1 NC
  48. Johny "Big Rig" Hendricks | 16-2-0
  49. Forrest Griffin | 19-7-0
  50. Joseph "The Beefcake" Benavidez | 20-4-0

  51. Jim Miller | 24-5-0, 1 NC
  52. Eddie "The Silent Assassin" Alvarez | 25-3-0
  53. Renan "The Baron" Barão | 32-2-0, 1 NC
  54. Pat "HD" Barry | 8-7-0
  55. Diego "Nightmare" Sanchez | 25-7-0
  56. Rich "Ace" Franklin | 29-7-0, 1 NC
  57. Randy "The Natural" Couture | 19-11-0
  58. Clay "The Carpenter" Guida | 31-15-0
  59. T.J. Dillashaw | 11-2-0
  60. Chris "The Crippler" Leben | 22-11-0

  61. "Sugar" Rashad Evans | 19-3-1
  62. Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez | 22-3-0
  63. Alan "The Talent" Belcher | 18-8-0
  64. "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" Tito Ortiz | 17-11-1
  65. Erick "Indio" Silva | 16-5-0, 1 NC
  66. Martin "Hitman" Kampmann | 20-7-0
  67. Charles "do Bronx" Oliveira | 18-4-0, 1 NC
  68. Dennis "The Menace" Bermudez | 14-3-0
  69. Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve | 25-6-0
  70. Chris "Lights Out" Lytle | 31-18-5

  71. Frank Mir | 16-9-0
  72. Shane "The Engineer" Carwin | 12-2-0
  73. Yoel "Soldier of God" Romero | 8-1-0
  74. Thiago "Pitbull" Alves | 20-9-0
  75. Chad "Money" Mendes | 16-1-0
  76. Michael Chandler | 12-2-0
  77. Matt Hughes | 45-9-0
  78. "Minowaman" Ikuhisa Minowa | 60-37-8
  79. Royce Gracie | 14-2-3
  80. "The Tiny Tornado" Tecia Torres | 4-0-0

  81. Nate "The Great" Marquardt | 33-13-2
  82. Glover Teixeira | 22-3-0
  83. Edson "Junior" Barboza | 14-2-0
  84. Justin "The Highlight" Gaethje | 12-0-0
  85. "The American Psycho" Stephan Bonnar | 15-8-0
  86. "Funky" Ben Askren | 14-0-0
  87. Ovince "OSP" St. Preux | 16-6-0
  88. Kyoji Horiguchi | 13-1-0
  89. Luke Rockhold | 12-2-0
  90. Josh "Kos" Koscheck | 17-8-0

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