The Rankings: Pound for Pound

The Rankings are just that – The MMA Manifesto’s rankings of the best fighters in mixed martial arts today.  Check back every Monday and Friday for our rankings of a different weight class.  Next up: Pound for Pound Rankings. 

Voting Panel: Jeff Fox, Dave Kelsey, Daniel Vreeland, Rick Snavely, and Ryan MacDonald.

*stipulations: 1) any fighter currently suspended or 2) inactive for at least 12 months (without an upcoming fight scheduled) are excluded from the rankings

(click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)

 

Pound for Pound Rankings

 

1) (1) Jose Aldo – #1 Ranked Featherweight – UFC – 46 (out of 50) points

          Record: 25-1
          Last Five Fights: 5-0
          Record vs Top 10: 0-0
          Next Fight: vs Conor McGregor – UFC 194 – Dec 12th

Jose Aldo needs to keep himself healthy so he can get into the octagon and defend his belt.

2) (3) Demetrious Johnson – #1 Ranked Flyweight – UFC – 44 points
            Record: 23-2-1
            Last Five Fights: 5-0
            Record vs Top 10: 0-1 (L-Cruz)
            Next Fight: TBA

Mighty Mouse’s reign at the top of the flyweight class looks like it will be a drawn-out affair.  It’s over three years now.
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