Fresh off his victory over Johny Hendricks, new UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler impressed the votes, debuting at No. 11 in the latest UFC pound-for-pound Top-15.
Hendricks fell three spots to 12th overall on the list. Ronda Rousey, T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao all moved up a spot, while Anderson Silva, Dominick Cruz and Vitor Belfort fell.
At middleweight, Thales Leites and Costas Philippou flipped for 11th; Khabib Nurmagomedov moved into the No. 1 spot at lightweight over Gilbert Melendez; Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira switched 13th and 14th at featherweight; Takeya Mizugaki is now sixth at bantamweight and Alex Caceres 12th; and John Lineker and Zach Makovsky moved up to sixth and ninth at flyweight.
Raquel Pennington and Holly Holm each moved up one spot in the women’s bantamweight ranks to 12th and 14th, while Germaine de Randamie and Leslie Smith fell to 12th and 15th.