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UFC 2016: Jon Jones regains #1 pound-for-pound title

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Even if he hasn’t fought for more than a year already, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones managed to regain the pound-for-pound best fighter in the UFC title once again.

This have resulted with the decline of Jose Aldo who was former pound-for-pound best fighter to #7.

Rafael Dos Anjos, on the other hand, gained two more spots which made him the 7th best fighter in the world while Robbie Lawler came up the standings after his win in UFC 195 to 6th.

Holly Holm also came up to tie Ronda Rousey at 14th best.

Below is the overall rankings plus the updated rankings per weight division:

POUND-FOR-POUND
1 Jon Jones +1
2 Demetrious Johnson -1
3 Conor McGregor
4 TJ Dillashaw
5 Robbie Lawler +1
6 Rafael dos Anjos +2
7 Jose Aldo
7 Fabricio Werdum -2
9 Luke Rockhold
10 Daniel Cormier
11 Chris Weidman
12 Cain Velasquez
13 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
14 Holly Holm +1
14 Ronda Rousey

FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1 Joseph Benavidez
2 John Dodson
3 Henry Cejudo
4 Ian McCall
5 Jussier Formiga
6 Kyoji Horiguchi
7 John Moraga
8 Zach Makovsky
9 Dustin Ortiz
10 Ali Bagautinov +2
11 Ray Borg -1
12 Wilson Reis -1
13 Louis Smolka
14 Chris Cariaso
15 Sergio Pettis

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

FEATHERWEIGHT
Champion: Conor McGregor
1 Jose Aldo
2 Frankie Edgar
3 Chad Mendes
4 Max Holloway
5 Ricardo Lamas
6 Cub Swanson
7 Charles Oliveira
8 Dennis Bermudez
9 Jeremy Stephens
10 Hacran Dias
11 Darren Elkins
12 Tatsuya Kawajiri
13 Clay Guida +1
14 Nik Lentz +1
15 Brian Ortega *NR

LIGHTWEIGHT
Champion: Rafael dos Anjos
1 Anthony Pettis
2 Khabib Nurmagomedov
3 Donald Cerrone
4 Eddie Alvarez
5 Tony Ferguson
6 Michael Johnson
7 Nate Diaz +1
8 Beneil Dariush +1
8 Edson Barboza -1
10 Al Iaquinta
11 Bobby Green
12 Dustin Poirier
13 Michael Chiesa +1
14 Benson Henderson -1
15 Evan Dunham *NR

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

MIDDLEWEIGHT
Champion: Luke Rockhold
1 Chris Weidman
2 Yoel Romero
3 Jacare Souza
4 Vitor Belfort
5 Lyoto Machida
6 Tim Kennedy
7 Michael Bisping
8 Robert Whittaker
9 Gegard Mousasi
10 Thales Leites
11 Uriah Hall
12 Derek Brunson
13 Dan Henderson
14 Roan Carneiro
15 CB Dollaway

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Daniel Cormier
1 Jon Jones
2 Anthony Johnson
3 Alexander Gustafsson
4 Ryan Bader
5 Glover Teixeira
6 Ovince Saint Preux
7 Rashad Evans
8 Mauricio Rua
9 Jimi Manuwa
10 Rampage Jackson
11 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
12 Patrick Cummins
13 Corey Anderson
14 Rafael Cavalcante
15 Gian Villante

HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Fabricio Werdum
1 Cain Velasquez
2 Stipe Miocic +1
3 Alistair Overeem +2
3 Andrei Arlovski -1
5 Junior Dos Santos -1
6 Travis Browne
7 Ben Rothwell +1
8 Josh Barnett -1
9 Mark Hunt
10 Frank Mir
11 Roy Nelson
12 Jared Rosholt +1
13 Antonio Silva -1
14 Matt Mitrione
15 Alexey Oliynyk

WOMEN’S STRAWWEIGHT
Champion: Joanna Jedrzejczyk
1 Claudia Gadelha
2 Carla Esparza
3 Rose Namajunas
4 Tecia Torres
5 Jessica Penne
6 Valerie Letourneau
7 Paige VanZant
8 Joanne Calderwood
9 Maryna Moroz +1
10 Michelle Waterson +1
11 Randa Markos -2
12 Karolina Kowalkiewicz
13 Jessica Aguilar
14 Juliana Lima
15 Felice Herrig

WOMEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: Holly Holm
1 Ronda Rousey
2 Miesha Tate
3 Cat Zingano
4 Amanda Nunes
5 Julianna Pena
6 Sara McMann
7 Jessica Eye
8 Bethe Correia
9 Liz Carmouche +1
10 Sarah Kaufman -1
11 Valentina Shevchenko +1
12 Marion Reneau -1
13 Raquel Pennington
14 Germaine de Randamie
15 Jessica Andrade

POUND-FOR-POUND
1 Jon Jones +1
2 Demetrious Johnson -1
3 Conor McGregor
4 TJ Dillashaw
5 Robbie Lawler +1
6 Rafael dos Anjos +2
7 Jose Aldo
7 Fabricio Werdum -2
9 Luke Rockhold
10 Daniel Cormier
11 Chris Weidman
12 Cain Velasquez
13 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
14 Holly Holm +1
14 Ronda Rousey

FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1 Joseph Benavidez
2 John Dodson
3 Henry Cejudo
4 Ian McCall
5 Jussier Formiga
6 Kyoji Horiguchi
7 John Moraga
8 Zach Makovsky
9 Dustin Ortiz
10 Ali Bagautinov +2
11 Ray Borg -1
12 Wilson Reis -1
13 Louis Smolka
14 Chris Cariaso
15 Sergio Pettis

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

FEATHERWEIGHT
Champion: Conor McGregor
1 Jose Aldo
2 Frankie Edgar
3 Chad Mendes
4 Max Holloway
5 Ricardo Lamas
6 Cub Swanson
7 Charles Oliveira
8 Dennis Bermudez
9 Jeremy Stephens
10 Hacran Dias
11 Darren Elkins
12 Tatsuya Kawajiri
13 Clay Guida +1
14 Nik Lentz +1
15 Brian Ortega *NR

LIGHTWEIGHT
Champion: Rafael dos Anjos
1 Anthony Pettis
2 Khabib Nurmagomedov
3 Donald Cerrone
4 Eddie Alvarez
5 Tony Ferguson
6 Michael Johnson
7 Nate Diaz +1
8 Beneil Dariush +1
8 Edson Barboza -1
10 Al Iaquinta
11 Bobby Green
12 Dustin Poirier
13 Michael Chiesa +1
14 Benson Henderson -1
15 Evan Dunham *NR

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

MIDDLEWEIGHT
Champion: Luke Rockhold
1 Chris Weidman
2 Yoel Romero
3 Jacare Souza
4 Vitor Belfort
5 Lyoto Machida
6 Tim Kennedy
7 Michael Bisping
8 Robert Whittaker
9 Gegard Mousasi
10 Thales Leites
11 Uriah Hall
12 Derek Brunson
13 Dan Henderson
14 Roan Carneiro
15 CB Dollaway

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Daniel Cormier
1 Jon Jones
2 Anthony Johnson
3 Alexander Gustafsson
4 Ryan Bader
5 Glover Teixeira
6 Ovince Saint Preux
7 Rashad Evans
8 Mauricio Rua
9 Jimi Manuwa
10 Rampage Jackson
11 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
12 Patrick Cummins
13 Corey Anderson
14 Rafael Cavalcante
15 Gian Villante

HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Fabricio Werdum
1 Cain Velasquez
2 Stipe Miocic +1
3 Alistair Overeem +2
3 Andrei Arlovski -1
5 Junior Dos Santos -1
6 Travis Browne
7 Ben Rothwell +1
8 Josh Barnett -1
9 Mark Hunt
10 Frank Mir
11 Roy Nelson
12 Jared Rosholt +1
13 Antonio Silva -1
14 Matt Mitrione
15 Alexey Oliynyk

WOMEN’S STRAWWEIGHT
Champion: Joanna Jedrzejczyk
1 Claudia Gadelha
2 Carla Esparza
3 Rose Namajunas
4 Tecia Torres
5 Jessica Penne
6 Valerie Letourneau
7 Paige VanZant
8 Joanne Calderwood
9 Maryna Moroz +1
10 Michelle Waterson +1
11 Randa Markos -2
12 Karolina Kowalkiewicz
13 Jessica Aguilar
14 Juliana Lima
15 Felice Herrig

WOMEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: Holly Holm
1 Ronda Rousey
2 Miesha Tate
3 Cat Zingano
4 Amanda Nunes
5 Julianna Pena
6 Sara McMann
7 Jessica Eye
8 Bethe Correia
9 Liz Carmouche +1
10 Sarah Kaufman -1
11 Valentina Shevchenko +1
12 Marion Reneau -1
13 Raquel Pennington
14 Germaine de Randamie
15 Jessica Andrade

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