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UFC Rankings Update: Flyweight sees major changes after UFC Philadelphia

The UFC has updated their rankings after UFC Philadelphia. The card saw a few underdogs win, and saw the UFC’s flyweight division see major changes after more fighters have been cut seemingly adding to the belief the division will be closing.

Meanwhile, Justin Gaethje moved into the top-five after his knockout win over Edson Barboza

Here are the latest UFC rankings:

Note:
+/- = movement in rankings
*NR = Not previously ranked

POUND-FOR-POUND
1 Daniel Cormier
2 Jon Jones
3 Khabib Nurmagomedov
4 Max Holloway
5 Henry Cejudo
6 Amanda Nunes
7 Kamaru Usman
8 Conor McGregor
9 Robert Whittaker
10 Stipe Miocic
11 Tony Ferguson
12  Tyron Woodley
13 Rose Namajunas
14 Cris Cyborg
15 Valentina Shevchenko

FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Henry Cejudo
1 Jussier Formiga
2 Joseph Benavidez
3 Deiveson Figueiredo +1
4 Wilson Reis +1
5 Alexandre Pantoja +1
6 Tim Elliott +2
7 Rogerio Bontorin +2
8 Magomed Bibulatov +2
9 Ryan Benoit +2
10 Jordan Espinosa +2
11 Kai Kara France +3
12 Eric Shelton +1
13 Louis Smolka *NR
14 Raulian Paiva *NR
15 Jaime Alvarez *NR

BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: VACANT
1 Marlon Moraes
2 Raphael Assuncao
3 Aljamain Sterling
4 Pedro Munhoz
5 Dominick Cruz
6 Cody Garbrandt
7 Jimmie Rivera
8 John Lineker
9 Petr Yan
10 Cody Stamann
11 Rob Font
12 John Dodson
13 Alejandro Perez
14 Thomas Almeida
15 Ricky Simon

FEATHERWEIGHT
Champion: Max Holloway
1 Jose Aldo
2 Brian Ortega
3 Frankie Edgar
4 Alexander Volkanovski
5 Renato Moicano
6 Zabit Magomedsharipov
7 Jeremy Stephens
8 Josh Emmett +2
9 Mirsad Bektic
10 Cub Swanson -2
11 Ricardo Lamas
12 Yair Rodriguez
13 Chan Sung Jung
14 Darren Elkins
15 Calvin Kattar

LIGHTWEIGHT
Champion: Khabib Nurmagomedov
1 Tony Ferguson
2 Conor McGregor
3 Dustin Poirier
4 Al Iaquinta
5 Justin Gaethje +3
6 Kevin Lee -1
7 Donald Cerrone
8 Edson Barboza -2
9 Paul Felder
10 Gregor Gillespie
11 Alexander Hernandez
12 Charles Oliveira
13 James Vick
14 Nate Diaz
15 Francisco Trinaldo

WELTERWEIGHT
Champion: Kamaru Usman
1 Tyron Woodley
2 Colby Covington
3 Rafael Dos Anjos
4 Jorge Masvidal
5 Ben Askren
6 Darren Till
7 Stephen Thompson
8 Anthony Pettis
9 Santiago Ponzinibbio
10 Robbie Lawler
11 Leon Edwards
12 Demian Maia
13 Neil Magny
14 Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
15 Vincente Luque

MIDDLEWEIGHT
Champion: Robert Whittaker
1 Yoel Romero
2 Luke Rockhold
3 Jacare Souza
4 Kelvin Gastelum
5 Israel Adesanya
6 Chris Weidman
7 Paulo Costa
8 Derek Brunson
9 Jared Cannonier
10 Jack Hermansson *NR
11 Brad Tavares -1
12 Antonio Carlos Junior
13 Uriah Hall
14 Elias Theodorou
15 Anderson Silva

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Jon Jones
1 Daniel Cormier
2 Alexander Gustafsson
3 Thiago Santos
4 Anthony Smith
5 Dominick Reyes
6 Jan Blachowicz
7 Volkan Oezdemir
8 Corey Anderson
9 Ilir Latifi
10 Jimi Manuwa
11 Glover Teixeira
12 Ovince Saint Preux
13 Johnny Walker
14 Mauricio Rua
15 Misha Cirkunov

HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Daniel Cormier
1 Stipe Miocic
2 Francis Ngannou
3 Junior Dos Santos
4 Curtis Blaydes
5 Derrick Lewis
6 Alexander Volkov
7 Alistair Overeem
8 Cain Velasquez
9 Aleksei Oleinik
10 Marcin Tybura
11 Justin Willis
12 Tai Tuivasa -1
13 Shamil Abdurakhimov
14 Blagoy Ivanov
15 Andrei Arlovski

WOMEN’S STRAWWEIGHT
Champion: Rose Namajunas
1 Jessica Andrade
2 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
3 Tatiana Suarez
4 Nina Ansaroff -1
5 Claudia Gadelha
6 Weili Zhang +1
7 Michelle Waterson +2
8 Tecia Torres
9 Karolina Kowalkiewicz -3
10 Carla Esparza
11 Cynthia Calvillo
12 Felice Herrig
13 Randa Markos (T)
13 Alexa Grasso (T) +2
15 Cortney Casey -1

WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Valentina Shevchenko
1 Jessica Eye
2 Sijara Eubanks
3 Katlyn Chookagian
T4 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
54 Liz Carmouche +1
6 Joanne Calderwood
7 Alexis Davis
8 Roxanne Modafferi
T9 Lauren Murphy
T9 Jennifer Maia +1
11 Jessica-Rose Clark
12 Andrea Lee
13 Montana De La Rosa
14 Mara Romero Borella
15 Antonina Shevchenko

WOMEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: Amanda Nunes
1 Germaine de Randamie
2 Holly Holm
3 Ketlen Vieira
4 Raquel Pennington
5 Cat Zingano
6 Aspen Ladd
7 Yana Kunitskaya
8 Marion Reneau
9 Sara McMann
10 Irene Aldana
11 Tonya Evinger
12 Bethe Correia
13 Lina Lansberg
14 Macy Chiasson
15 Talita Bernardo