Report: UFC plans to expand ranking system to top 15 following UFC 168

USA TODAY Sports

"Top 15" just doesn't have the same ring to it.

Those fighters who were on the verge of being in the top 10 in their respective weight classes might be happy to hear that they can soon call themselves a "ranked" fighter, as Jeremy Botter reports that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) plans to now include the top 15 fighters in each division, not top 10.

While no further information was given, it might leave some in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community scratching their heads and wondering why a change is needed.

Others such as Tyrone Woodley, however, might be happy to know that he will now likely find himself in the top 15 -- especially since a retired Nick Diaz is occupying a top 10 spot.

On the flip side, for others that feel the ranking system is unnecessary and worth squat, they likely won't appreciate the fact that there will now be another five spots added to an already flawed ranking system.

What say you Maniacs, are you in favor of this potential change?

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