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Kamaru Usman Climbs One Spot And Conor McGregor Drops Two Places In Latest UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings

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Kamaru Usman Climbs One Spot And Conor McGregor Drops Two Places In Latest UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings

Kamaru Usman has climbed one spot to fifth in the latest UFC pound-for-pound rankings following his dominant victory over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251.

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The official UFC pound-for-pound rankings have been updated in the wake of UFC 251 last weekend.

And the UFC welterweight champion has moved above Daniel Cormier after improving his MMA record to 17-1 with a big win against Masvidal.

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Dustin Poirier and Max Holloway also rise one place, with Conor McGregor dropping two places to tenth.

Petr Yan, who captured the vacant UFC bantamweight title, breaks into the pound-for-pound rankings after stopping Jose Aldo at UFC 251.

Robert Whittaker and Francis Ngannou also drop one place to fourteenth and fifteenth, respectively.

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Men's UFC pound-for-pound rankings:

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1. Jon Jones

2. Khabib Nurmagomedov

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3. Stipe Miocic

4. Israel Adesanya

5. Kamaru Usman

6. Daniel Cormier

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7. Alexander Volkanovski

8. Dustin Poirier

9. Max Holloway

10. Conor McGregor

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11. Justin Gaethje

12. Tony Ferguson

13. Petr Yan

14. Robert Whittaker

15. Francis Ngannou

In the women's UFC pound-for-pound rankings, Rose Namajunas jumped two places to fourth with her 'Fight of the Night' victory over Jessica Andrade who drops two spots to sixth.

Women's UFC pound-for-pound rankings:

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1. Amanda Nunes

2. Weili Zhang

3. Valentina Shevchenko

4. Rose Namajunas

5. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

6. Jessica Andrade

7. Tatiana Suarez

8. Holly Holm

9. Germaine de Randamie

10. Aspen Ladd

11. Katlyn Chookagian

12. Claudia Gadelha

13. Cynthia Calvillo

14. Juliana Pena

15. Nina Ansaroff

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Topics: Conor Mcgregor, Jorge Masvidal, UFC News, Fight News, UFC 251, UFC, MMA, Kamaru Usman

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