Latest UFC rankings/MMA rankings (Light Heavyweight)


Jon Jones is, without a doubt, the best light heavyweight fighter in the world today. But what about the rest of the 205-pound division? See how the top 10 stacks up below.

As far as the 205-pound division is concerned, there's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, and then there's everyone else.

Even if he's been wasting his time on beefed up middleweights like Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen.

"Bones" blew away "The American Gangster" at last weekend's UFC 159: "Jones vs. Sonnen" pay-per-view (PPV) event from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey (watch it here), to retain his title and further solidify himself as one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in all of mixed martial arts (MMA).

But what about the rest of the division?

We would be remiss in our duties if we failed to recognize the rest of the top 10 light heavyweight fighters, so the SB Nation rankings panel -- compiled by MMA Mania, MMA Fighting and Bloody Elbow -- went into the war room and battled it out.

These are the results:

1. Jon Jones
2. Lyoto Machida
3. Alexander Gustafsson
4. Dan Henderson
5. Rashad Evans
6. Glover Teixeira
7. Phil Davis
8. Mauricio Rua
9. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
10. Gegard Mousasi

The 10 best!

To see how these compare to the "official" UFC rankings click here.

Now it's time to hash this thing out in the comments section. Who made the list and shouldn't ... and vice-versa? You've heard from us, Maniacs, now let's hear from you.

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