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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

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

    Anderson "The Spider" Silva mmaweekly.com
    Anderson Silva
    "The Spider"
    33-6-0
  5. 5

    "The Notorious" Conor McGregor
    Conor McGregor
    "The Notorious"
    16-2-0
  6. 6

    Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt mmaweekly.com
    Mark Hunt
    "Super Samoan"
    10-8-1
  7. 7

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

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

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  1. "The California Kid" Urijah Faber | 31-7-0
  2. Cain Velasquez | 13-1-0
  3. "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung | 13-4-0
  4. Georges "Rush" St. Pierre | 25-2-0
  5. Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida | 21-5-0
  6. "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko | 34-4-0, 1 NC
  7. Dan "Hendo" Henderson | 30-12-0
  8. Chael Sonnen | 28-14-1
  9. BJ "The Prodigy" Penn | 16-10-2
  10. Frankie "The Answer" Edgar | 17-4-1

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

  21. Rich "Ace" Franklin | 29-7-0, 1 NC
  22. Chris "All American" Weidman | 12-0-0
  23. Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy | 25-10-0, 1 NC
  24. Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic | 29-11-2, 1 NC
  25. Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall | 13-4-1
  26. Forrest Griffin | 19-7-0
  27. Cub Swanson | 21-5-0
  28. Randy "The Natural" Couture | 19-11-0
  29. Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz | 20-1-0
  30. Gunnar "Gunny" Nelson | 13-1-1

  31. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson | 35-11-0
  32. Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov | 22-0-0
  33. Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort | 24-10-0
  34. Brock Lesnar | 5-3-0
  35. "Smooth" Benson Henderson | 21-4-0
  36. Alistair "The Reem" Overeem | 37-14-0, 1 NC
  37. Michael "The Count" Bisping | 25-6-0
  38. Andrei "The Pitbull" Arlovski | 23-10-0, 1 NC
  39. Antônio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira | 34-9-1, 1 NC
  40. Chris "The Crippler" Leben | 22-11-0

  41. Diego "Nightmare" Sanchez | 25-7-0
  42. Matt "The Immortal" Brown | 19-12-0
  43. Chris "Lights Out" Lytle | 31-18-5
  44. Jim Miller | 24-5-0, 1 NC
  45. "The Fireball Kid" Takanori Gomi | 35-10-0, 1 NC
  46. "Sugar" Rashad Evans | 19-3-1
  47. Matt Hughes | 45-9-0
  48. T.J. Dillashaw | 11-2-0
  49. "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett | 33-7-0
  50. Rory "Ares " MacDonald | 18-2-0

  51. Renan "The Baron" Barão | 32-2-0, 1 NC
  52. Clay "The Carpenter" Guida | 31-15-0
  53. Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi | 35-5-2
  54. Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier | 16-4-0
  55. Eddie "The Silent Assassin" Alvarez | 25-4-0
  56. "The American Psycho" Stephan Bonnar | 15-8-0
  57. "The Gracie Hunter" Kazushi Sakuraba | 26-16-2, 1 NC
  58. Melvin "The Young Assassin" Guillard | 32-13-2, 2 NC
  59. "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" Tito Ortiz | 17-11-1
  60. Frank Mir | 16-9-0

  61. Thiago "Pitbull" Alves | 20-9-0
  62. Ronaldo "Jacaré" Souza | 21-3-0, 1 NC
  63. Chad "Money" Mendes | 16-1-0
  64. John "The Magician" Dodson | 16-6-0
  65. Ross "The Real Deal" Pearson | 16-7-0, 1 NC
  66. Erick "Indio" Silva | 16-5-0, 1 NC
  67. Joseph "The Beefcake" Benavidez | 20-4-0
  68. Alan "The Talent" Belcher | 18-8-0
  69. "Lightning" Hector Lombard | 34-4-1, 1 NC
  70. Daniel "DC" Cormier | 15-0-0

  71. Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve | 25-6-0
  72. Gina "Conviction" Carano | 7-1-0
  73. Martin "Hitman" Kampmann | 20-7-0
  74. Michael "Mayday" McDonald | 16-3-0
  75. Ryan "Darth" Bader | 18-4-0
  76. Demian Maia | 19-6-0
  77. Don "The Predator" Frye | 20-9-1, 1 NC
  78. Royce Gracie | 14-2-3
  79. Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares | 16-6-0
  80. Alex "Bruce Leroy" Caceres | 10-7-0, 1 NC

  81. Matt "The Terror" Serra | 11-7-0
  82. Josh "Kos" Koscheck | 17-8-0
  83. Pat "HD" Barry | 8-7-0
  84. Yoel "Soldier of God" Romero | 9-1-0
  85. "Sexyama" Yoshihiro Akiyama | 14-5-1, 1 NC
  86. Shane "The Engineer" Carwin | 12-2-0
  87. Tim "The Maine-iac" Sylvia | 31-10-0, 1 NC
  88. Mark "The Hammer" Coleman | 16-10-0
  89. Nate "The Great" Marquardt | 33-13-2
  90. "Alpha" Cat Zingano | 9-0-0

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