Official UFC rankings updated after UFC 170: Daniel Cormier makes light heavyweight at No. 6 with barista beatdown

Esther Lin

UFC.com has updated its "official" consensus rankings following this past Saturday's UFC 170 event, which includes three contributions from MMAmania.com staff members. Check out the big mixed martial arts (MMA) movers and shakers below.

The latest "official" Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings are out with the conclusion of UFC 170, which took place last Saturday night (Feb. 22, 2014) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

See all the results and fallout of "Rousey vs. McMann" by clicking here.

Heavyweight import Daniel Cormier made his light heavyweight debut at number six, thanks to his destruction of Patrick Cummins last weekend in "Sin City." While beating up a regional fighter on two weeks notice doesn't tell us a whole lot about what "DC" can do at 205 pounds, it was still good enough to land him in the middle of the pack.

That's not all.

Alexis Davis climbed the women's 135-pound ladder by turning away Jessica Eye in UFC 170 "Prelims" action. The "Ally-Gator" is resting comfortably ahead of former top contender Miesha Tate, but is still playing second fiddle to the sidelined Cat Zingano.

For now.

Check out the updated UFC.com rankings (+/- = movement in rankings, *NR = Not previously ranked):

Useless Pound-For-Pound
1. Jon Jones
2. Jose Aldo
3. Renan Barao
4. Cain Velasquez
5. Demetrious Johnson
6. Chris Weidman
7. Anderson Silva
8. Anthony Pettis
9. Ronda Rousey
10. Johny Hendricks
11. Vitor Belfort
12. Benson Henderson
13. Gilbert Melendez
14. Urijah Faber
15. Alexander Gustafsson

Flyweight
Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1. John Dodson
2. Joseph Benavidez
3. Ian McCall
4. John Moraga
5. Ali Bagautinov
6. John Lineker
7. Jussier Formiga
8. Timothy Elliott
9. Chris Cariaso
10. Zach Makovsky
11. Louis Gaudinot
12. Dustin Ortiz +1
13. Scott Jorgensen -1
14. Darrell Montague
15. Darren Uyenoyama

Bantamweight
Champion: Renan Barao
1. Urijah Faber
2. Michael McDonald
3. Raphael Assuncao
4. Eddie Wineland
5. TJ Dillashaw
6. Brad Pickett
7. Takeya Mizugaki
8. Mike Easton
9. Iuri Alcantara +1
10. Dominick Cruz -1
11. Francisco Rivera
12. Erik Perez
13. Alex Caceres
14. Bryan Caraway +1
15. Ivan Menjivar -1

Featherweight
Champion: Jose Aldo
1. Chad Mendes
2. Franke Edgar
3. Ricardo Lamas
4. Cub Swanson
5. Chan Sung Jung
6. Dustin Poirier
7. Dennis Siver
8. Nik Lentz
9. Clay Guida
10. Jeremy Stephens
11. Darren Elkins
13. Conor McGregor +1
14. Dennis Bermudez +1
15. Tatsuya Kawajiri +1
15. Erick Koch -3

Lightweight
Champion: Anthony Pettis
1. Benson Henderson
2. Gilbert Melendez
3. TJ Grant
4. Josh Thomson
5. Nate Diaz
6. Rafael dos Anjos
7. Khabib Nurmagomedov
8. Donald Cerrone
9. Jim Miller
10. Gray Maynard
11. Edson Barboza
12. Bobby Green
13. Michael Johnson +1
14. Rustam Khabilov -1
15. Diego Sanchez

Welterweight
Champion: Vacant
1. Johny Hendricks
2. Carlos Condit
3. Robbie Lawler
4. Rory MacDonald
5. Jake Ellenberger
6. Demian Maia
7. Jake Shields
8. Matt Brown
9. Tarec Saffiedine
10. Tyron Woodley
11. Dong Hyun Kim
12. Hector Lombard
13. Mike Pyle +2
14. Rick Story
15. Josh Koscheck -2

Middleweight
Champion: Chris Weidman
1. Anderson Silva
2. Vitor Belfort
3. Lyoto Machida
4. Ronaldo Souza
5. Michael Bisping
6. Luke Rockhold
7. Mark Munoz
8. Tim Kennedy
9. Francis Carmont
10. Costas Philippou
11. Tim Boetsch
12. Gegard Mousasi
13. Alan Belcher
14. Brad Tavares
15. Chael Sonnen

Light Heavyweight
Champion: Jon Jones
1. Alexander Gustafsson
2. Glover Teixeira
3. Rashad Evans
4. Phil Davis
5. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
6. Daniel Cormier *NR
7. Mauricio Rua -1
8. Dan Henderson -1
9. Chael Sonnen -1
10. Ryan Bader -1
11. Jimi Manuwa -1
12. Vitor Belfort
13. Gegard Mousasi -2
14. James Te Huna -1
15. Rafael Cavalcante -1

Heavyweight
Champion: Cain Velasquez
1. Junior Dos Santos
2. Fabricio Werdum
3. Travis Browne
4. Antonio Silva +1
5. Josh Barnett +1
6. Alistair Overeem +1
7. Stipe Miocic +1
8. Mark Hunt +1
9. Roy Nelson +1
10. Frank Mir +1
11. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira +2
12. Gabriel Gonzaga
13. Daniel Cormier -9
14. Stefan Struve
15. Brendan Schaub

Women's Bantamweight
Champion: Ronda Rousey
1. Cat Zingano
2. Alexis Davis +1
3. Miesha Tate -1
4. Sara McMann
5. Sarah Kaufman +1
6. Jessica Eye -1
7. Liz Carmouche
8. Amanda Nunes
9. Jessica Andrade
10. Julianna Pena
11. Germaine de Randamie
12. Bethe Correia
13. Raquel Pennington
14. Jessamyn Duke
15. Jessica Rakoczy

As you can see, there is plenty to talk about.

And you can expect these numbers to change this weekend after The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "China" Finale, which features a significant bout in the welterweight division with Dong Hyun Kim vs. John Hathaway.

See the entire TUF: "China" Finale fight card and line up here.

Until then, sound off in the comment section below. And to compare these to the last official UFC rankings click here.

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