Rankings

SB Nation welterweight rankings

20

Robbie Lawler got his hand raised after his UFC on FOX 12 victory over Matt Brown, but it was the sort of fight in which both gained in esteem.

Featherweight rankings: Too soon for McGregor?

67

Conor McGregor has talked his way into big fights. But has he earned a spot in the SB Nation featherweight rankings?

SB Nation women's pound-for-pound rankings

48

From a pure speculative standpoint, Ronda Rousey vs. Cristiane Justino is the 2014 equivalent of Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre.

SB Nation welterweight rankings

67

There was a Wild West feel to welterweight at the start of the year. But Georges St-Pierre, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald have pulled ahead of the pack.

SB Nation flyweight rankings

7

Demetrious Johnson has done such a thorough job of cleaning out the flyweight division that he's almost become a victim of his own success.

SB Nation pound-for-pound rankings

89

Just when it seemed like we were settling in for a stable period of long-term champions, along came T.J. Dillashaw.

SB Nation bantamweight rankings

32

T.J. Dillashaw's stunning win over Renan Barao made a mockery of everything we thought we knew about the bantamweight division.

SB Nation pound-for-pound rankings

54

Jon Jones' one-sided win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 served to underscore that a new normal has settled in at the top of the pound-for-pound poll.

SB Nation light heavyweight rankings

58

The pieces are in place for the No. 1 vs. No 2. rematch everyone awaits. And there's plenty of intrigue in the rest of the division as well.

SB Nation welterweight rankings

81

The events of UFC 171 made it clear it's going to be a wild ride in 2014 at 170 pounds.

SB Nation welterweight rankings

37

The new welterweight era has started in earnest, as Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler tops a two-month span in which eight of the top 10 compete.

SB Nation light heavyweight rankings

54

Daniel Cormier has an impressive heavyweight resume. But where do you rank him at light heavyweight after defeating unheralded Patrick Cummins?

SB Nation featherweight rankings

31

If a fight with UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis gets made, this could be our last look at dominant champion Jose Aldo atop the featherweight division.

SB Nation lightweight rankings

32

With champion Anthony Pettis injured and Benson Henderson defeating Josh Thomson, there's no clear path forward for the division's upper echelon.

SB Nation heavyweight rankings

43

With heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez on the shelf, all eyes turn toward a potential No. 1 contender's fight between Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum.

SB Nation women's pound-for-pound rankings

62

Ronda Rousey will attempt the quickest turnaround for back-to-back title defenses by a defending UFC champion since Matt Hughes in 2006.

SB Nation pound-for-pound rankings

176

Georges St-Pierre is out and Anderson Silva is injured. What does this mean for the pound-for-pound scene?

SB Nation middleweight rankings

95

With Anderson Silva's camp giving no indication that retirement is on his agenda following his leg injury, where do you rank him following two losses to Chris Weidman?

SB Nation welterweight rankings

104

The fallout from UFC 167 touches much more than just Georges St-Pierre's future.

SB Nation light heavyweight rankings

29

Just one month after the light heavyweight division looked like MMA's most stale weight class, 205 pounds has a whole new look.

SB Nation pound-for-pound rankings

151

Jon Jones said he wasn't happy with simply inheriting the top pound-for-pound spot because Anderson Silva lost. So he went out and took it.

SB Nation lightweight rankings

Anthony Pettis' UFC lightweight title win over Benson Henderson was just one event which caused a 155-pound shakeup.

SB Nation light heavyweight rankings

41

Underneath the top two spots lies an MMA Math minefield.

SB Nation heavyweight rankings: Browne in top 10

35

Travis Browne enters our rankings after he rallies to defeat Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night 26 this past weekend.

SB Nation featherweight rankings

48

UFC 162 hinted at what the rest of the summer will likely show: The featherweight division is one of MMA's hottest.

SB Nation women's pound-for-pound rankings

40

In case there were any doubts that Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg are the top two women's fighters, Cyborg's beatdown of Marloes Coenen settled all doubts.

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