Frankie Edgar Jumps into “Pound for Pound” List in Updated UFC Rankings

May 19, 2015 10:18 am by BJPENN.COM News

Frankie Edgar WINS

Frankie Edgar came out on top against Urijah Faber at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he made his return to the pound for pound rankings in the most recent edition of UFC’s official rankings!

Despite being the most dominant athlete in the world, Ronda Rousey has moved down a spot in the “pound for pound” rankings, getting jumped by UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez. Urijah Faber’s loss caused him to drop down a spot in the bantamweght rankings and Neil Magny’s victory jumped him up two spots in the welterweight division.

Check out all of the latest shiftings in the rankings below!

Pound for Pound
1. Jose Aldo
2. Demetrious Johnson
3. Chris Weidman
4. Cain Velasquez +1
5. Ronda Rousey -1
6. TJ Dillashaw
7. Rafael dos Anjos
8. Robbie Lawler
9. Anderson Silva
10. Anthony Pettis
11. Renan Barao -1
12. Fabricio Werdum
13. Johny Hendricks
14. Frankie Edgar *NR
15. Vitor Belfort -1

Flyweight
Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1. John Dodson
2. Joseph Benavidez
3. Ian McCall
4. Jussier Formiga
5. John Moraga
6. John Lineker
7. Kyoji Horiguchi
8. Henry Cejudo
9. Zach Makovsky
10. Chris Cariaso
11. Wilson Reis +1
12. Dustin Ortiz -1
13. Timothy Elliott
14. Chico Camus
15. Brad Pickett

Bantamweight
Champion: T.J. Dillashaw
1. Renan Barao
2. Dominick Cruz
3. Raphael Assuncao +1
4. Urijah Faber -1
5. Michael McDonald
6. Eddie Wineland
7. Takeya Mizugaki
8. Aljamain Sterling
9. Johnny Eduardo
10. Bryan Caraway
11. Francisco Rivera
12. Iuri Alcantara
13. Frankie Saenz
14. Thomas Almeida
15. Erik Perez

Featherweight
Champion: Jose Aldo
1. Chad Mendes
2. Frankie Edgar
3. Conor McGregor
4. Ricardo Lamas
5. Max Holloway
6. Cub Swanson
7. Dennis Bermudez
8. Nik Lentz
9. Charles Oliveira
10. Clay Guida
11. Jeremy Stephens
12. Dennis Siver
13. Darren Elkins
14. Hacran Dias
15. Dustin Poirier

Lightweight
Champion: Rafael dos Anjos
1. Anthony Pettis
2. Khabib Nurmagomedov
3. Donald Cerrone
4. Gilbert Melendez
5. Benson Henderson +1
5. Michael Johnson
7. Edson Barboza
8. Myles Jury
9. Josh Thomson
10. Eddie Alvarez
11. Bobby Green
12. Tony Ferguson
13. Al Iaquinta
14. Beneil Dariush
15. Jorge Masvidal

Welterweight
Champion: Robbie Lawler
1. Johny Hendricks
2. Rory MacDonald
3. Tyron Woodley
4. Carlos Condit
5. Matt Brown
6. Demian Maia
7. Tarec Saffiedine
8. Dong Hyun Kim
9. Jake Ellenberger
10. Kelvin Gastelum
11. Rick Story
12. Thiago Alves
13. Neil Magny +2
14. Gunnar Nelson -1
15. Ryan LaFlare -1

Middleweight
Champion: Chris Weidman
1. Luke Rockhold
2. Jacare Souza
3. Vitor Belfort
4. Lyoto Machida +1
5. Anderson Silva -1
6. Yoel Romero
7. Gegard Mousasi
8. Tim Kennedy
9. Michael Bisping
10. Thales Leites
11. CB Dollaway
12. Costas Philippou
13. Tim Boetsch
14. Robert Whittaker
15. Roan Carneiro

Light Heavyweight
Champion: VACANT
1. Anthony Johnson
2. Alexander Gustafsson
3. Daniel Cormier
4. Rashad Evans
5. Ryan Bader
6. Glover Teixeira
7. Ovince Saint Preux
8. Jimi Manuwa
9. Mauricio Rua
10. Rampage Jackson
11. Rafael Cavalcante
12. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
13. Fabio Maldonado
14. Patrick Cummins
15. Jan Blachowicz

Heavyweight
Champion: Cain Velasquez
Interim Champion: Fabricio Werdum
2. Junior Dos Santos
3. Travis Browne
4. Stipe Miocic
5. Josh Barnett
6. Mark Hunt
7. Alistair Overeem +1
8. Andrei Arlovski -1
9. Ben Rothwell
10. Frank Mir
11. Roy Nelson
12. Matt Mitrione
13. Antonio Silva
14. Stefan Struve
15. Mirko Cro Cop

Women’s Strawweight
Champion: Joanna Jedrzejczyk
1. Carla Esparza
2. Claudia Gadelha
3. Jessica Penne
4. Rose Namajunas
5. Tecia Torres
6. Randa Markos
7. Paige VanZant
8. Maryna Moroz
9. Joanne Calderwood
10. Felice Herrig
11. Aisling Daly
12. Heather Clark
13. Juliana Lima
14. Valerie Letourneau +1
15. Angela Hill -1

Women’s Bantamweight
Champion: Ronda Rousey
1. Cat Zingano
2. Miesha Tate
3. Alexis Davis
4. Sara McMann
5. Jessica Eye
6. Sarah Kaufman
7. Bethe Correia
8. Amanda Nunes
9. Liz Carmouche
10. Holly Holm
11. Marion Reneau
12. Julianna Pena
13. Jessica Andrade
14. Germaine de Randamie
15. Raquel Pennington

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