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MMAFighting.com UFC Rankings for August 2008

Our UFC top ten rankings have been updated for August 2008 and includes adjustments resulting from UFC Fight Night on July 19 and UFC 87 on August 9.

Georges St. Pierre remains on the top of the welterweight division with his successful title defense against Jon Fitch.

Brock Lesnar might have single-handedly erased the stigma of being a former WWE pro wrestler with a dominant win over Heath Herring. Lesnar lands on the heavyweights list in the number six spot.

Please note, these rankings are for UFC fighters only. Our world MMA rankings can be viewed here.

MMAFighting.com UFC Rankings - August 2008

Champions:

Heavyweights - Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Light Heavyweights - Forrest Griffin
Middleweights - Anderson Silva
Welterweights - Georges St. Pierre
Lightweights - BJ Penn

Heavyweights

1: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
2: Randy Couture
3: Fabricio Werdum
4: Gabriel Gonzaga
5: Frank Mir
6: Brock Lesnar
7: Heath Herring
8: Cheick Kongo
9: Brandon Vera
10: Cain Velasquez
Notable: E. Sanchez, S. Carwin

Light Heavyweights

1: Forrest Griffin
2: Quinton "Rampage" Jackson
3: Chuck Liddell
4: Wanderlei Silva
5: Lyoto Machida
6: Mauricio "Shogun" Rua
7: Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
8: Keith Jardine
9: Rashad Evans
10: Thiago Silva
Notable: M. Hamill

Middleweights

1: Anderson Silva
2: Rich Franklin
3: Yushin Okami
4: Dan Henderson
5: Thales Leites
6: Nathan Marquardt
7: Patrick Cote
8: Michael Bisping
9: Demian Maia
10: Ricardo Almeida
Notable: C. Leben

Welterweights

1: Georges St. Pierre
2: Thiago Alves
3: Jon Fitch
4: Matt Hughes
5: Josh Koscheck
6: Diego Sanchez
7: Karo Parisyan
8: Chris Wilson
9: Matt Serra
10: Akihiro Gono
Notable: M. Swick, D. Hyun Kim

Lightweights

1: BJ Penn
2: Sean Sherk
3: Joe Stevenson
4: Kenny Florian
5: Roger Huerta
6: Gray Maynard
7: Frankie Edgar
8: Tyson Griffin
9: Nate Diaz
10: Joe Lauzon
Notable: R. Clementi

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