But, with Rousey facing a decent layoff to tend to her myriad injuries (see full list here), and with the world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion working overtime to keep the women's 135-pound division interesting, the landscape might be a bit different in six months or less.
Indeed, White and Co. have already inked former professional boxing champion-turned undefeated MMA fighter, Holly Holm, to a new deal (read details here), are motivated to ink former Strikeforce star Gina Carano to a contract "fucking next week" to return to the cage sooner than later and, of course, the elephant in the room -- Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos -- is poised to make her Bantamweight debut at the end of this year for Invicta FC (read details here), which will air on UFC Fight Pass digital network.
WE'RE GETTING CLOSE!
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at the current women's pound-for-pound rankings field, sorted by the SB Nation rankings panel -- compiled by MMAmania.com, MMA Fighting and Bloody Elbow -- to close out the months of June/July:
To see how this list compares to the "official" UFC rankings click here.
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