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MMA Pound for Pound Rankings

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#   FighterLast 3 FightsNext Fight
1Daniel Cormier
21-1 (10-1 UFC)
W-Stipe Miocic (KO)
W-Volkan Oezdemir (TKO)
NC-Jon Jones (NC)
2Khabib Nurmagomedov
26-0 (10-0 UFC)
W-Al Iaquinta (DEC)
W-Edson Barboza (DEC)
W-Michael Johnson (SUB)
3Tyron Woodley
19-3-1 (9-2-1 UFC)
W-Darren Till (SUB)
W-Demian Maia (DEC)
W-Stephen Thompson (DEC)
4T.J. Dillashaw
16-3 (12-3 UFC)
W-Cody Garbrandt (KO)
W-Cody Garbrandt (TKO)
W-John Lineker (DEC)
5Max Holloway
19-3 (15-3 UFC)
W-Jose Aldo (TKO)
W-Jose Aldo (TKO)
W-Anthony Pettis (TKO)
6Henry Cejudo
13-2 (7-2 UFC)
W-Demetrious Johnson (DEC)
W-Sergio Pettis (DEC)
W-Wilson Reis (TKO)
7Demetrious Johnson
27-3-1 (14-2-1 UFC)
L-Henry Cejudo (DEC)
W-Ray Borg (SUB)
W-Wilson Reis (SUB)
8Robert Whittaker
20-4 (11-2 UFC)
W-Yoel Romero (DEC)
W-Yoel Romero (DEC)
W-Ronaldo Souza (TKO)
9Cristiane Justino
20-1 (5-0 UFC)
W-Yana Kunitskaya (TKO)
W-Holly Holm (DEC)
W-Tonya Evinger (TKO)
10Amanda Nunes
16-4 (9-1 UFC)
W-Raquel Pennington (TKO)
W-Valentina Shevchenko (DEC)
W-Ronda Rousey (TKO)
Ineligible for Rankings
* Suspension
* Inactivity>15 months
Jon Jones
23-1 (17-1 UFC)
W-Daniel Cormier (KO)
W-Ovince St.Preux (DEC)
W-Daniel Cormier (DEC)
Conor McGregor
21-3 (9-1 UFC)
W-Eddie Alvarez (TKO)
W-Nate Diaz (DEC)
L-Nate Diaz (SUB)
Dominick Cruz
22-2 (5-1 UFC)
L-Cody Garbrandt (DEC)
W-Urijah Faber (DEC)
W-T.J. Dillashaw (DEC)
MMA World Rankings FAQ    
MMA World Rankings are comprised of all fighters, regardless of promotion. These rankings are sometimes referred to as "Global Rankings" or "Overall Rankings." RankingMMA has been publishing MMA world rankings since 2006.

So, how do we compile our rankings? What separates us from other web sites that formulate rankings?

Here is our rankings criteria:
- Most recent performance
- Performance against top competition
- Estimated ability against future competition
- Strength of competition
- Activity in the last 3 years
- Last 5 fights

There are many fighters sporting undefeated records from developing fight scenes, especially abroad. Something we take into consideration is the strength of competition they have faced. If a fighter has compiled a bunch of wins against competition that is lackluster they will likely have a difficult time moving up in the rankings until they face stiffer competition in order for us to accurately predict how they would perform against exceedingly tougher competition.

If a fighter has fought elite competition and fallen short, we factor in how they performed. If a fighter fairs well against a higher-ranked adversary, they could still move up in the rankings.

Actual fight footage is reviewed, regardless of promotion in order to formulate these rankings.

= Fighter moves up in the rankings after recent fight
= Fighter moves down in the rankings after recent fight

Reasons a fighter is ineligible for Non-UFC Rankings (* = Not Ranked)
= Inactivity over 15 months
= Changing weight classes. A fighter must debut in their new weight class in order to officially be ranked there. Upon their debut, they will be removed from their former weight class. If the fighter temporarily competed outside of their division, they will be ranked in their primary division of choice.
= Suspension. Should a fighter be suspended for performance enhancing substances or fighter conduct, they will be removed from the rankings.