Rankings

Updated 3/23/17

Heavyweight

  1. Stipe Miocic
  2. Cain Velasquez
  3. Fabricio Werdum
  4. Alistair Overeem
  5. Junior dos Santos
  6. Francis Ngannou
  7. Derrick Lewis
  8. Ben Rothwell
  9. Josh Barnett
  10. Andrei Arlovski

Honorable Mentions: Mark Hunt, Vitaly Minakov, Travis Browne

Light Heavyweight

  1. Daniel Cormier
  2. Jon Jones
  3. Anthony Johnson
  4. Alexander Gustafsson
  5. Jimi Manuwa
  6. Ryan Bader
  7. Phil Davis
  8. Glover Texiera
  9. Misha Cirkunov
  10. Nikita Krylov

Honorable Mentions: Ovince St. Preux, Mauricio Rua, Liam McGeary

Middleweight

  1. Michael Bisping
  2. Yoel Romero
  3. Luke Rockhold
  4. Ronaldo Souza
  5. Gegard Mousasi
  6. Chris Weidman
  7. Robert Whittaker
  8. Kelvin Gastelum
  9. Anderson Silva
  10. Derek Brunson

Honorable Mentions: Daniel Kelly, David Branch, Thales Leites

Welterweight

  1. Tyron Woodley
  2. Demian Maia
  3. Stephen Thompson
  4. Robbie Lawler
  5. Rory MacDonald
  6. Jorge Masvidal
  7. Donald Cerrone
  8. Lorenz Larkin
  9. Neil Magny
  10. Gunnar Nelson

Honorable Mentions: Dong Hyun Kim, Douglas Lima, Nick Diaz

Lightweight

  1. Conor McGregor
  2. Tony Ferguson
  3. Khabib Nurmagomedov
  4. Eddie Alvarez
  5. Raphael dos Anjos
  6. Edson Barboza
  7. Will Brooks
  8. Nate Diaz
  9. Michael Chiesa
  10. Anthony Pettis

Honorable Mentions: Beneil Dariush, Michael Johnson, Kevin Lee

Featherweight

  1. Jose Aldo
  2. Max Holloway
  3. Frankie Edgar
  4. Cub Swanson
  5. Chan Sung Jung
  6. Ricardo Lamas
  7. Jeremy Stephens
  8. Darren Elkins
  9. Doo Ho Choi
  10. Yair Rodriguez

Honorable Mentions: Andre Fili, Dennis Bermudez, Brian Ortega

Bantamweight

  1. Cody Garbrandt
  2. Dominick Cruz
  3. T.J. Dillashaw
  4. Marlon Moraes
  5. Raphael Assuncao
  6. Jimmie Rivera
  7. Thomas Almeida
  8. John Lineker
  9. Bryan Caraway
  10. Aljamain Sterling

Honorable Mentions: Eddie Wineland, Iuri Alcantara, Darrion Caldwell

Flyweight

  1. Demetrious Johnson
  2. Joseph Benavidez
  3. Kyoji Horiguchi
  4. Wilson Reis
  5. Henry Cejudo
  6. Ray Borg
  7. Dustin Ortiz
  8. Jussier da Silva
  9. Ali Bagautinov
  10. Sergio Pettis

Honorable Mentions: Ben Nguyen, Magomed Bibulatov, Matheus Nicolau Pereira