UFC rankings update: Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic climb up pound-for-pound list

Daniel Cormier

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in the fight hub of Boston, MA with the exciting UFC 220. Given that there were two title fights on this bill, it’s no surprise that it caused some movement in the UFC’s official rankings. The most significant moves to arise from UFC 220 occured on the pound-for-pound list, where heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier both headed north. Stipe Miocic now sits at 6 on this vaunted listed, while Daniel Cormier resides at 4 in a tie with Max Holloway.

Here are the newly updated UFC rankings (h/t MMAMania)

POUND-FOR-POUND
1 Demetrious Johnson 
2 Conor McGregor 
3 Georges St-Pierre 
4 Daniel Cormier +1
4 Max Holloway 
6 Stipe Miocic +1
7 TJ Dillashaw -1
8 Tyron Woodley 
9 Cris Cyborg 
10 Tony Ferguson 
11 Cody Garbrandt 
12 Robert Whittaker 
13 Amanda Nunes 
14 Khabib Nurmagomedov 
15 Joanna Jedrzejczyk 

FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1 Joseph Benavidez 
2 Henry Cejudo 
3 Ray Borg 
4 Jussier Formiga 
5 Sergio Pettis 
6 Wilson Reis 
7 Brandon Moreno 
8 Ben Nguyen 
9 Dustin Ortiz +1
10 John Moraga -1
11 Matheus Nicolau +1
11 Tim Elliott *NR
13 Alexandre Pantoja -2
14 Deiveson Figueiredo 
15 Magomed Bibulatov -2

BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: TJ Dillashaw
1 Cody Garbrandt 
2 Dominick Cruz 
3 Raphael Assuncao 
4 Jimmie Rivera 
5 Marlon Moraes 
6 John Lineker 
7 Bryan Caraway 
8 John Dodson 
9 Aljamain Sterling 
10 Pedro Munhoz +1
11 Rob Font +3
12 Thomas Almeida -2
13 Eddie Wineland -1
14 Brett Johns -1
15 Matthew Lopez

FEATHERWEIGHT
Champion: Max Holloway
1 Jose Aldo 
2 Frankie Edgar 
3 Brian Ortega 
4 Josh Emmett 
5 Cub Swanson 
6 Ricardo Lamas 
7 Chan Sung Jung 
8 Jeremy Stephens 
9 Darren Elkins 
10 Yair Rodriguez 
11 Renato Moicano 
12 Dennis Bermudez -1
13 Dooho Choi 
14 Myles Jury 
15 Mirsad Bektic 

LIGHTWEIGHT
Champion: Conor McGregor
1 Tony Ferguson (Interim Champion)
2 Khabib Nurmagomedov 
3 Eddie Alvarez 
4 Edson Barboza 
5 Dustin Poirier +1
6 Justin Gaethje -1
7 Kevin Lee 
8 Nate Diaz 
9 Michael Chiesa 
10 Al Iaquinta 
11 Beneil Dariush 
12 James Vick +1
13 Francisco Trinaldo -1
13 Anthony Pettis +1
15 Evan Dunham 

WELTERWEIGHT
Champion: Tyron Woodley
1 Stephen Thompson 
2 Rafael Dos Anjos 
3 Colby Covington 
4 Robbie Lawler 
5 Demian Maia 
6 Jorge Masvidal 
7 Darren Till 
8 Neil Magny 
9 Kamaru Usman 
10 Santiago Ponzinibbio 
11 Donald Cerrone 
12 Carlos Condit 
13 Gunnar Nelson 
14 Dong Hyun Kim 
15 Yancy Medeiros

MIDDLEWEIGHT
Champion: Robert Whittaker
1 Yoel Romero 
2 Luke Rockhold 
3 Jacare Souza 
4 Georges St-Pierre 
5 Chris Weidman 
6 Kelvin Gastelum 
7 Michael Bisping 
8 Derek Brunson 
9 David Branch +1
10 Uriah Hall +1
11 Vitor Belfort +1
12 Krzysztof Jotko +1
13 Paulo Costa +2
14 Lyoto Machida 
15 Brad Tavares *NR

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Daniel Cormier
1 Alexander Gustafsson 
2 Glover Teixeira +1
2 Volkan Oezdemir 
4 Jimi Manuwa 
5 Ovince Saint Preux 
6 Mauricio Rua 
7 Misha Cirkunov 
8 Corey Anderson 
8 Ilir Latifi +1
10 Patrick Cummins 
11 Jan Blachowicz +1
12 Gadzhimurad Antigulov +2
13 Tyson Pedro 
14 Gian Villante *NR
15 Jared Cannonier 

HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Stipe Miocic
1 Francis Ngannou 
2 Alistair Overeem 
3 Fabricio Werdum 
4 Cain Velasquez 
5 Mark Hunt 
6 Derrick Lewis 
7 Alexander Volkov 
8 Marcin Tybura 
9 Curtis Blaydes 
10 Stefan Struve 
11 Aleksei Oleinik 
12 Andrei Arlovski 
13 Junior Albini 
14 Travis Browne 
15 Tim Johnson

WOMEN’S STRAWWEIGHT
Champion: Rose Namajunas
1 Joanna Jedrzejczyk 
2 Jessica Andrade 
3 Claudia Gadelha 
4 Karolina Kowalkiewicz 
5 Tecia Torres 
6 Carla Esparza 
7 Michelle Waterson 
8 Cynthia Calvillo 
9 Felice Herrig 
10 Alexa Grasso 
11 Randa Markos 
12 Cortney Casey 
13 Joanne Calderwood 
14 Maryna Moroz 
15 Tatiana Suarez 

WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Nicco Montano
1 Sijara Eubanks 
2 Lauren Murphy 
3 Alexis Davis 
4 Roxanne Modafferi 
5 Barb Honchak 
6 Liz Carmouche 
7 Jessica-Rose Clark 
8 Montana De La Rosa 
9 Mara Romero Borella 
10 Jessica Eye 
11 Rachael Ostovich 
12 Paige VanZant 
13 Shana Dobson 
14 Gillian Robertson 
15 Kalindra Faria 

WOMEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: Amanda Nunes
1 Valentina Shevchenko 
2 Holly Holm 
3 Julianna Pena 
4 Raquel Pennington 
5 Germaine de Randamie 
6 Ketlen Vieira 
7 Cat Zingano 
8 Sara McMann 
9 Ronda Rousey 
10 Marion Reneau 
11 Katlyn Chookagian 
12 Leslie Smith 
13 Bethe Correia -1
14 Sarah Moras 
15 Aspen Ladd

What do you think of these new UFC rankings?

This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 1/24/2018.