MMA Outsiders’ Rankings-12/20/15

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Alistair Overeem’s huge win last night and incredible inconsistencies made 265 near impossible to rank. Guys with high level wins loosing to low level guys again and again has made for confusion even among MMA Outsiders as to who should be ranked where. The verdict- Overeem’s 3 fight win streak and last 5 fights have made up for his come from behind lost to Travis Browne .

 

1 Fabricio Werdum

2 Cain Velasquez

3 Andrei Arlovski

4.Ben Rothwell

5.Alistair Overeem

6.Junior Dos Santos

7.Stipe Miocic

8 Travis Browne

9. Josh Barnett

10 Mark Hunt

 

Light Heavyweight

1 Jon Jones

2 Daniel Cormier

3 Anthony Johnson

4 Alexander Gustafsson

5 Ryan Bader

6 Phil Davis

7 Glover Teixeira

8 Rashad Evans

9 Ovince Saint Preux

10 Liam McGeary

Middleweight

1 Luke Rockhold

2 Chris Weidman

3 Yoel Romero

4 Jacare Souza

5 Anderson Silva

6 Vitor Belfort

7 Lyoto Machida

8 Tim Kennedy

9 Michael Bisping

10 Robert Whitaker

Welterweight

1 Robbie Lawler

2 Johny Hendricks

3 Rory MacDonald

4 Tyron Woodley

5 Carlos Condit

6 Demian Maia

7 Matt Brown

8 Hector Lombard

9 Jake Shields

10 Ben Askren

Lightweight

1 Rafael dos Anjos

2 Anthony Pettis

3 Donald Cerrone

4 Khabib Nurmagomedov

5 Tony Ferguson

6 Benson Henderson

7 Eddie Alvarez

8 Gilbert Melendez

9 Nate Diaz

10 Will Brooks

Featherweight

1 Conor McGregor

2 Jose Aldo

3 Frankie Edgar

4 Chad Mendes

5 Max Holloway

6 Ricardo Lamas

7 Cub Swanson

8 Charles Oliveira

9 Jeremy Stephens

10 Daniel Strauss

Bantamweight

1 TJ Dillashaw

2 Dominick Cruz

3 Renan Barao

4 Urijah Faber

5 Raphael Assuncao

6 Aljamain Sterling

7 Thomas Almeida

8 Michael McDonald

9 Bibiano Fernandes

10 Marlon Moraes

Flyweight

1 Demetrious Johnson

2 Joseph Benavidez

3 John Dodson

4 Henry Cejudo

5 Jussier Formiga

6 Ian McCall

7 Ali Bagautinov

8 Kyoji Horiguchi

9 John Moraga

10 Zach Makovsky

Women’s Bantamweight

1 Holly Holm

2 Ronda Rousey

3 Cat Zingano

4 Miesha Tate

5 Amanda Nunes

6 Alexis Davis

7 Sara McMann

8 Julianna Peña

9 Jessica Eye

10 Tonya Evinger/ 10bBethe Correia

Women’s Strawweight

1 Joanna Jedrzejczyk

2 Claudia Gadelha

3 Carla Esparza

4 Rose Namajunas

5 Jessica Aguilar

6 Tecia Torres

7 Valerie Letourneau

8 Maryna Moroz

9 Joanne Calderwood

10 Paige Van Zant

Divisional Dominance rankings are much like pound for pound, but instead just measure how dominant they are in their own division or divisions- from wins, to title defenses, stoppages and how lopsided their fights are, these rankings are determined.

Divisional Dominance

1. Jon Jones – 21-1

2. Demetrious Johnson – 23-2-1

3.Cris “Cyborg” Santos 14-1

4. Jose Aldo – 25-2

5. Conor McGregor 19-2

6. Rafael Dos Anjos

7. Daniel Cormier – 16-1

8. TJ Dillashaw – 12-2

9. Luke Rockhold 15-2

10. Robbie Lawler – 26-10

 

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