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Our latest MMA rankings
Can anyone top the big three of Silva, Jones, and GSP as the best pound-for-pounder fighter?
May 10, 2012, 9:05 am

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

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

On the brink: Mark Hunt, Mike Russow, Antonio Silva

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

On the brink: Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante, Gegard Mousasi, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.

MIDDLEWEIGHT
1. Anderson Silva
2. Chael Sonnen
3. Vitor Belfort
4. Mark Munoz
5. Michael Bisping
6. Tim Boetsch
7. Alan Belcher
8. Chris Weidman
9. Luke Rockhold
10. Brian Stann

On the brink: Hector Lombard, Ronald "Jacare" Souza, Rousimar Palhares.

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

* Jake Shields was removed from the top-10 after announcing his move to middleweight.

On the brink: Ben Askren, Thiago Alves, Tyron Woodley.

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

On the brink: Eddie Alvarez, Joe Lauzon, Evan Dunham.

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

On the brink: Dennis Siver, Diego Nunes, Patricio Frerire.

BANTAMWEIGHT
1. Dominick Cruz
2. Urijah Faber
3. Renan Barao
4. Brian Bowles
5. Michael McDonald
6. Scott Jorgensen
7. Brad Pickett
8. Eduardo Dantas
9. Miguel Torres
10. Bibiano Fernandes

On the brink: Chris Cariaso, Ivan Menjivar, Takeya Mizugaki.

FLYWEIGHT
1. Joseph Benavidez
2. Ian McCall
3. Demetrious Johnson
4. Jussier da Silva
5. John Dodson
6. Yasuhiro Urushitani
7. Darrel Montague
8. Mamoru Yamaguchi
9. Shinchi Kojima
10. Louis Gaudinot

On the brink: Tim Elliot, Darren Uyenoyama, John Lineker.

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

FEMALE POUND-FOR-POUND:

1. Megumi Fujii
2. Ronda Rousey
3. Tara LaRosa
4. Miesha Tate
5. Cris Cyborg
6. Marloes Coenen
7. Sarah Kaufman
8. Alexis Davis
9. Jessica Aguilar
10. Sara McMann



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