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MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings (ESPN)

RankFighterWeight ClassRecordNotes
1.Jon JonesLight Heavyweight25-1, 1 NC, 18 KOsLast: W (SD) Thiago Santos, July 6

Next: TBD
2.Daniel CormierHeavyweight22-1, 1 NC, 10 KOsLast: W (SUB2) Derrick Lewis, Nov. 3

Next: Aug. 17 vs. Stipe Miocic
3.Khabib NurmagomedovLightweight27-0, 8 KOsLast: W (SUB4) Conor McGregor, Oct. 6

Next: Sept. 7 vs. Dustin Poirier
4.Henry CejudoFlyweight/Bantamweight15-2, 5 KOsLast: W (TKO3) Marlon Moraes, June 8

Next: TBD
5.Tony FergusonLightweight25-3, Last: W (TKO2) Donald Cerrone, June 8

Next: TBD
6.Demetrious JohnsonFlyweight28-3-1, 5 KOsLast: W (SUB2) Yuya Wakamatsu, March 31

Next: Aug. 2 vs. Tatsumitsu Wada
T-7.Dustin PoirierLightweight25-5, Last: W (UD) Max Holloway, April 13

Next: Sept. 7 vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
T-7.Kamaru UsmanWelterweight15-1, Last: W (UD) Tyron Woodley, March 2

Next: TBD
9.Max HollowayFeatherweight21-4, Last: W (UD) Frankie Edgar, July 27

Next: TBD
10.Robert WhittakerMiddleweight20-4, 9 KOsW (SD) Yoel Romero

ESPN MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings

Note: Which MMA fighter is the best, regardless of weight division or fight promotion? Rankings provided by ESPNO. Rankings were updated July 30

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