Georges St-Pierre passes Conor McGregor in UFC’s official pound-for-pound rankings

November 14, 2017 6:41 am by Tom Taylor
Georges St-Pierre conor McGregor

With the actioned packed UFC 217 and UFC Norfolk cards now in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. Unsurprisingly, these rankings have experienced some tectonic shifts in the wake of these cards – perhaps none as notable as Georges St-Pierre’s blasting by Conor McGregor on the pound-for-pound list.

Here’s how the rankings look as of Monday.

Note:
*NR – Not previously ranked
+ Indicates a move up the rankings
Indicates a drop in the rankings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Stipe Miocic
1 Alistair Overeem
2 Fabricio Werdum
3 Cain Velasquez
4 Francis Ngannou
5 Mark Hunt
6 Derrick Lewis
7 Alexander Volkov
8 Marcin Tybura
9 Curtis Blaydes
10 Stefan Struve
11 Aleksei Oleinik
12 Andrei Arlovski +1
13 Junior Albini -1
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 Michelle Waterson
7 Cynthia Calvillo
8 Carla Esparza
9 Felice Herrig
10 Alexa Grasso +1
11 Cortney Casey +1
12 Paige VanZant -2
13 Joanne Calderwood
14 Randa Markos
15 Maryna Moroz

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

WOMEN’S FEATHERWEIGHT
No rankings available

Do you think Georges St-Pierre deserves to be ahead of Conor McGregor on the UFC pound-for-pound list?

This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 14/11/2017.


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