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UFC Rankings: Josh Barnett Climbs After Win

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After besting Roy Nelson, Josh Barnett climbed two spots to No. 6 in the heavyweight division rankings.

Barnett, a former champion, rebounded after a loss to Travis Browne by scoring a decision over Nelson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 75. Nelson dropped one spot to 12th.

Dominick Cruz jumped over Renan Barao and is now listed as the No. 1 contender to bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw. Joseph Benavidez is now listed as the No. 1 contender with John Dodson for the flyweight title.

Also, Uriah Hall, Jim Miller and Tom Lawlor debuted in their respective divisions.

In the overall Top-15, Robbie Lawler moved ahead of Fabricio Werdum for sixth and Joanna Jedrzejczyk did the same for 14th over Johny Hendricks.