MMA Top 10 Rankings Update, August 16: Daniel Cormier Sits Atop 3 Rankings

Daniel Cormier Sits Atop Three Top 10 Rankings Classes

The MMAWeekly.com rankings list the Top 10 MMA fighters from around the world in each of the most widely accepted weight classes, as well as a Top 10 mixed pound-for-pound list ranking the best male and female fighters. Fighters from any mixed martial arts promotion are eligible.

Daniel Cormier UFC 226 Two BeltsTaken into consideration is a fighter’s performance in addition to win-loss record, head-to-head and common opponents, difficulty of opponents, and numerous other factors in what is the most comprehensive rankings system in the sport. The divisional rankings put a particular emphasis on recent results, while a fighter’s career, particularly if he or she has fought in multiple weight classes, adds considerable weight to the pound-for-pound ranking.

Fighters who are currently serving a drug-related suspension are not eligible for MMA Top 10 Rankings consideration until they have fought one time after the completion of said suspension.

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Combined Pound-for-Pound MMA Top 10 Rankings

  1. Daniel Cormier
  2. Georges St-Pierre
  3. Max Holloway

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Men’s Heavyweight MMA Top 10 Rankings

  1. Daniel Cormier
  2. Stipe Miocic
  3. Derrick Lewis

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Men’s Light Heavyweight MMA Top 10 Rankings

  1. Daniel Cormier
  2. Alexander Gustafsson
  3. Volkan Oezdemir

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Men’s Middleweight MMA Top 10 Rankings

  1. Robert Whittaker
  2. Yoel Romero
  3. Gegard Mousasi

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Men’s Welterweight MMA Top 10 Rankings

  1. Tyron Woodley
  2. Colby Covington
  3. Stephen Thompson

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Men’s Lightweight MMA Top 10 Rankings

  1. Khabib Nurmagomedov
  2. Tony Ferguson
  3. Conor McGregor

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Men’s Featherweight MMA Top 10 Rankings

  1. Max Holloway
  2. Brian Ortega
  3. Jose Aldo

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Men’s Bantamweight MMA Top 10 Rankings

  1. TJ Dillashaw
  2. Cody Garbrandt
  3. Dominick Cruz

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Men’s Flyweight MMA Top 10 Rankings

  1. Henry Cejudo
  2. Demetrious Johnson
  3. Sergio Pettis

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Women’s Bantamweight MMA Top 10 Rankings

  1. Amanda Nunes
  2. Germaine de Randamie
  3. Holly Holm

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Women’s Flyweight MMA Top 10 Rankings

  1. Nicco Montano
  2. Valentina Shevchenko
  3. Sijara Eubanks

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Women’s Strawweight MMA Top 10 Rankings

  1. Rose Namajunas
  2. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
  3. Jessica Andrade

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Pound-for-Pound MMA Top 10 Rankings

Men’s and Women’s Combined Pound-for-Pound Rankings

Men’s MMA Top 10 Rankings

Flyweight  |  Bantamweight  |  Featherweight  |  Lightweight  |  Welterweight  |  Middleweight  |  Light Heavyweight  |  Heavyweight

Women’s MMA Top 10 Rankings

Strawweight  |  Flyweight  |  Bantamweight