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MMA Rankings
Benson Henderson jumps to the top of the Lightweight rankings, plus see who else is on the move.
February 29, 2012, 12:02 pm

Welcome to NBCSports.com's latest mixed martial arts rankings.

We have a new king at 155 pounds, plus some movement at middleweight and featherweight. Check out our rankings below.

HEAVYWEIGHT
1. Junior dos Santos
2. Cain Velasquez
3. Alistair Overeem
4. Frank Mir
5. Fabricio Werdum
6. Josh Barnett
7. Shane Carwin
8. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
9. Daniel Cormier
10. Roy Nelson

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
1. Jon Jones
2. Rashad Evans
3. Dan Henderson
4. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua
5. Quinton Jackson
6. Lyoto Machida
7. Phil Davis
8. Ryan Bader
9. Alexander Gustafsson
10. Forrest Griffin

MIDDLEWEIGHT
1. Anderson Silva
2. Chael Sonnen
3. Vitor Belfort
4. Mark Munoz
5. Michael Bisping
6. Chris Weidman
7. Tim Boetsch
8. Yushin Okami
9. Demian Maia
10. Brian Stann

WELTERWEIGHT
1. Georges St-Pierre
2. Carlos Condit
3. Nick Diaz
4. Josh Koscheck
5. Jake Ellenberger
6. Johny Hendricks
7. Jon Fitch
8. Jake Shields
9. Diego Sanchez
10. Martin Kampmann

LIGHTWEIGHT
1. Benson Henderson
2. Frankie Edgar
3. Gray Maynard
4. Gilbert Melendez
5. Nate Diaz
6. Shinya Aoki
7. Jim Miller
8. Donald Cerrone
9. Clay Guida
10. Anthony Pettis

FEATHERWEIGHT
1. Jose Aldo
2. Chad Mendes
3. Hatsu Hioki
4. Kenny Florian
5. Dustin Poirier
6. Pat Curran
7. Diego Nunes
8. Erik Koch
9. Marlon Sandro
10. Chan Sung Jung

BANTAMWEIGHT
1. Dominick Cruz
2. Urijah Faber
3. Joseph Benavidez
4. Renan Barao
5. Brian Bowles
6. Demetrious Johnson
7. Miguel Torres
8. Scott Jorgensen
9. Brad Pickett
10. Michael McDonald

MALE POUND-FOR-POUND
1. Anderson Silva
2. Jon Jones
3. Georges St-Pierre
4. Ben Henderson
5. Jose Aldo
6. Dominick Cruz
7. Junior dos Santos
8. Frankie Edgar
9. Rashad Evans
10. Dan Henderson

FEMALE POUND-FOR-POUND

1. Megumi Fujii
2. Tara LaRosa
3. Miesha Tate
4. Zoila Gurgel
5. Marloes Coenen
6. Sarah Kaufman
7. Ronda Rousey
8. Alexis Davis
9. Rosi Sexton
10. Hiroko Yamanaka



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