Official UFC rankings after UFC Fight Night 27: 'Condit vs Kampmann 2'

Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports

The official UFC rankings have been updated following UFC Fight Night 27: "Condit vs Kampmann 2."

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) official rankings are now live!

Following UFC Fight Night 27: "Condit vs. Kampmann 2," the official media rankings committee reconsidered the Top 10 of every division in the promotion. These rankings are compiled by Fight Metric and are a consensus of the selected media members.

MMAmania.com's George Halvatzis Jr., Michael Steczkowski, and yours truly are members of the committee and updated their rankings following Wednesday's event. If you want to see our personal rankings, follow the drop down bar and select any of our names.

If you're wondering how the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion (in conjunction with FightMetric) compiles its list, here's the criteria:

Rankings were generated by a voting panel made up of media members. The media members were asked to vote for who they feel are the top fighters in the UFC by weight-class and pound-for-pound. A fighter is only eligible to be voted on if they are in active status in the UFC and a fighter can only appear in one weight division at a time. The champion and interim champion are considered to be in the top positions of their respective divisions and therefore are not eligible for voting by weight-class. However, the champions can be voted on for the pound-for-pound rankings.

The biggest movement saw Rafael dos Anjos move up to the sixth spot in the lightweight division, while his opponent, Donald Cerrone, dropped down to ninth. The only other notable change is that Chael Sonnen is now the ninth best light heavyweight, and Mauricio Rua is barely inside the top 10.

Below are the updated UFC.com rankings (+/- = movement in rankings, NR = not ranked last week)

Pound-For-Pound
1. Jon Jones
2. Georges St. Pierre
3. Anderson Silva
4. Jose Aldo
5. Cain Velasquez
6. Benson Henderson
7. Demetrious Johnson
8. Renan Barao
9. Chris Weidman
10. Dominick Cruz

Flyweight
Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1. Joseph Benavidez
2. John Dodson
3. Ian McCall
4. John Moraga
5. Jussier Formiga
6. John Lineker
7. Louis Gaudinot
8. Chris Cariaso
9. Darren Uyenoyama
10. Timothy Elliot

Bantamweight
Champion: Dominick Cruz
1. Renan Barao (Interim Champion)
2. Urijah Faber
3. Michael McDonald
4. Eddie Wineland
5. Raphael Assuncao
6. Brad Pickett
7. Scott Jorgensen
8. Mike Easton
9. TJ Dillashaw
10. Ivan Menjivar

Featherweight
Champion: Jose Aldo
1. Chad Mendes
2. Ricardo Lamas
3. Frankie Edgar
4. Cub Swanson
5. Chan Sung Jung
6. Dennis Siver +1
7. Dustin Poirier -1
8. Nik Lentz
9. Clay Guida
10. Erik Koch

Lightweight
Champion: Benson Henderson
1. Gilbert Melendez
2. Anthony Pettis
3. TJ Grant
4. Josh Thomson
5. Gray Maynard
6. Rafael dos Anjos +4
7. Nate Diaz
8. Jim Miller
9. Donald Cerrone -3
10. Pat Healy -1

Welterweight
Champion: Georges St. Pierre
1. Johny Hendricks
2. Carlos Condit
3. Rory MacDonald
4. Demian Maia
5. Jake Ellenberger
6. Martin Kampmann
7. Nick Diaz
8. Robbie Lawler +1
9. Tarec Saffiedine -1
10. Matt Brown

Middleweight
Champion: Chris Weidman
1. Anderson Silva
2. Vitor Belfort
3. Yushin Okami
4. Michael Bisping
5. Ronaldo Souza
6. Mark Munoz
7. Costa Philippou
8. Luke Rockhold
9. Chael Sonnen
10. Tim Boetsch

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

Heavyweight
Champion: Cain Velasquez
1. Junior Dos Santos
2. Daniel Cormier
3. Fabricio Werdum
4. Antonio Silva
5. Travis Browne
6. Frank Mir
7. Alistair Overeem
8. Roy Nelson
9. Stipe Miocic
10. Josh Barnett

Women's Bantamweight
Champion: Ronda Rousey
1. Cat Zingano
2. Sarah Kaufman
3. Miesha Tate
4. Sara McMann
5. Liz Carmouche
6. Alexis Davis
7. Amanda Nunes
8. Germaine De Randamie
9. Julie Kedzie
10. Rosi Sexton

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