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UFC Rankings: “Wonderboy” Overtakes No. 1 Contender Spot

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Fresh off his decision win over Rory MacDonald, Stephen Thompson finds himself as the No. 1 welterweight contender in the latest UFC rankings.

Thompson overtook MacDonald, who had been the top contender prior to the loss.

Donald Cerrone made his debut in the welterweight Top-15 after besting Patrick Cote. Cerrone is now 14th at 170 pounds and remained fourth at lightweight.

In the strawweight rankings, Joanne Calderwood jumped up five spots to seventh, while her recent opponent, Valerie Letourneau, fell to ninth.