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UFC Rankings: Demetrious Johnson Claims Top Spot

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After the knockout loss Jose Aldo suffered at UFC 194, Demetrious Johnson is now the No. 1 ranked pound-for-pound fighter.

The UFC flyweight champion climbed one spot, while Jon Jones moved to No. 2.

Conor McGregor, who defeated Aldo, is now ranked third followed by T.J. Dillashaw, Fabricio Werdum Robbie Lawler and Aldo.

Luke Rockhold debuted after a win over Chris Weidman for the middleweight belt, settling in at No. 9.

Urijah Faber and Bryan Caraway moved up at bantamweight; Max Holloway and Dennis Bermudez at featherweight; Tony Ferguson, Bobby Green and Michael Chiesa at lightweight; Demian Maia, Kelvin Gastelum and Benson Henderson at welterweight; Yoel Romero at middleweight; and Jared Rosholt at heavyweight.

The female divisions saw Tecia Torres, Randa Markos and Maryna Moroz move up at strawweight and Sarah Kaufman at bantamweight.