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UFC Rankings Update: Conor McGregor Falls, Michael Chandler Debuts – MMA Sports

Following the UFC 257 card at Fight Island last Saturday, the official UFC rankings have been updated and, as expected, there have been some major changes.

Most notably, former two-part champion Conor McGregor said Pound for Pound lightweight Ranking after being stopped by Dustin Poirier in the main event of the card.

Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler also made his debut in the rankings after knocking out Dan Hooker in his first UFC battle.

The new rankings also feature some major changes in the welterweight, men’s flyweight, women’s flyweight, women’s bantamweight, and women’s strawweight divisions.

See the updated UFC rankings below (via MMA mania)

Note:
+ /-= Ranking movement
* NR = Not previously ranked
(T) = tie

Men’s Pound for Pound Ranking

1. Habib Nurmagomedov
2. Jon Jones
3. Israel Adesanya
4. Stipe Miocic
5. Kamaru Usman
6. Alexander Volkanovski
7. Dustin Poirier
8. Max Holloway
9. Daveson Figueiled
10. Petr Yan
11. Justin Gaethje
12. Robert Whittaker
13. Francis Ngannou +1
14. Jan Blawowic +1
15. Conor McGregor-2

Flyweight ranking

Champion: Daveson Figueiled

1. Brandon Moreno
2. Joseph Benavidez
3. Askar Askarov
4. Alex Perez
5. Alesshandri Pantha
6. Brandon Royval
7. Kai Kara France +1
8. (T) Rogerio Bontrin-1
8. (T) Matthew Christopher +1
10. Laurian Paiba
11. Tim Elliott +1
12. David Dvorak-1
13. Amir Albaji +2
14. Su Mudaerji * NR
15. Tyson Nam-2

Bantamweight ranking

Champion: Petr Yan

1. Aljamain Sterling
2. Cory Sandhagen
3. Cody Garbrandt
4. Frankie Edgar
5. Rob font
6. Jose Aldo
7. Marlon Moraes
8. Pedro Munhos
9. Jimmie Rivera
10. Raphael Assuncao
11. Dominick Cruz
12. Merab Dvalishvili
13. Cody Stamann
14. Song Yadong
15. Casey Kenney

Featherweight ranking

Champion: ALEXANDER VOLKANOVSKI

1. Max Holloway
2. Brian Ortega
3. Zabit Magomedsharipov
4. Yair Rodriguez
5. Chang Sung Jong
6. Calvin Kattar
7. Josh Emmett
8. Jeremy Stephens
9. Arnold Allen
10. Sodick Yusuff
11. Dan Ige
12. Shane Burgos
13. Bryce Mitchell +1
14. Ryan Hall-1
15. Edson Barbosa

Light weight ranking

Champion: Habib Nurmagomedov

1. Dustin Poirier +1
2. Justin Gaethje-1
3. Charles Oliveira
4. Michael Chandler * NR
5. Tony Ferguson
6. Conor McGregor-2
7. Rafaeldos Anjos
8. Dan Hooker-2
9. Paul Felder-1
10. Diego Ferreira-1
11. Al Iaquinta-1
12. Kevin Lee-1
13. Benil Darish-1
14. Islam Makhachev-1
15. Gregor Gillespie-1

Welterweight ranking

Champion: Kamaru Usman

1. Colby Covington
2. Gilbert Burns
3. Leon Edwards
4. Jorge Masvidal
5. Stephen Thompson
6. Michael Chiesa +2
7. Tyron Woodley-1
8. Demian Maia-1
9. (T) Neil Magny
9. (T) Vicente Luke +1
11. Geoff Neal
12. Li Jingliang
13. Beral Muhammed
14. Robbie Lawler
15. Khamzat Chimaev

Middleweight ranking

Champion: Israel Adesanya

1. Robert Whittaker
2. Paulo Costa
3. Jared Cannonier
4. Darren Till
5. Marvin Vettori
6. Jack Hermansson
7. Derek Brunson
8. Uriah Hall +1
9. Kelvin Gastelum-1
10. Kevin Holland
11. Chris Weidman
12. Edmen Shahbazian
13. Brad Tavares +1
14. Omari Ahmedov-1
15. Ian Hainish

Light heavyweight ranking

Champion: Jan Blawowic

1. Glover Teixeira
2. Thiago Santos
3. Dominick Reyes
4. Alexander Rakicchi
5. Jiri Prochazka
6. Anthony Smith
7. Volcan Oze Demir
8. Nikita Krylov
9. Johnnie Walker
10. Misha Cirkunov
11. Magomed Ankalaev
12. Jimmy Crute
13. Ryan Span
14. Paul Craig
15. Jamor Hill

Heavyweight ranking

Champion: STIPE MIOCIC

1. Francis Ngannou
2. Curtis Blaydes
3. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
4. Derrick Lewis
5. Alistair Overeem
6. Alexander Volkov
7. Ciryl Gane
8. Shamil Abdulakimov
9. Augusto Sakai
10. Alexei Oleinik
11. (T) Junior Dos Santos
11. (T) Walt Harris
13. Blagoy Ivanov
14. Sergei Pablovic
15. Marcin Tybura-1

Women’s Pound for Pound Ranking

1. Amanda Nunes
2. Valentina Shevchenko
3. Wayley Chan
4. Rose Namajunas
5. Jessica Andrade
6. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
7. Germaine de Randummy
8. Holly Holm
9. Aspen Ladd
10. Caitlin Chokagian
11. Nina Ansaroff
12. Yan Xiaonan
13. Carla Esparza +2
14. Cynthia Calviro-1
15. Claudia Gadelha-1

Women’s straw weight ranking

Champion: WEILI ZHANG

1. Rose Namajunas
2. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
3. Yan Xiaonan
4. Carla Esparza
5. Nina Ansaroff
6. Marina Rodriguez +2
7. Claudia Gadelha-1
8. Michelle Waterson-1
9. Tecia Torres
10. Amanda Rivas
11. Mackenzie Dern
12. Angela Hill
13. Birna Janji donkey
14. Felice Herrig
15. Livinha Souza

Women’s flyweight ranking

Champion: Valentina Shevchenko

1. Jessica Andrade
2. Caitlin Chokagian
3. Lauren Murphy
4. Jennifer Maia
5. Cynthia Calviro
6. Joanne Calderwood +1
7. Viviania Lauho +2
8. Jessica Eye-2
9. Roxanne Modafferi-1
10. Maycee Barber
11. Andrea Lee
12. Alexis Davis
13. Talia Santos
14. Antonina Shevchenko
15. Alexa Grasso

Female bantam weight Ranking

Champion: AMANDA NUNES

1. Germaine de Randummy
2. Holly Holm
3. Aspen Ladd
4. Raquel Pennington
5. Irene Aldana
6. Julianna Peña +1
7. Ketren Viera-1
8. Yana Kunitskaya
9. Sara McMann
10. Marion Reneau
11. Lina Lansburg
12. Macy Chiasson
13. Panny Chianzad
14. Sijara Eubanks
15. Julia Avila

What do you think of the updated UFC rankings?

This article first appeared BJPENN.COM


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