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Latest UFC rankings: Louis Smolka debuts in top 15 following submission win at UFC Dublin

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Despite his recent reinstatement, still no sign of Jon Jones anywhere on the list.

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) updated its "official" fighter rankings in the wake of last weekend's UFC Fight Night 76 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place on Saturday (Oct. 24, 2015) inside 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland.

For complete "Holohan vs. Smolka" results and play-by-play click here.

While not much changed since the curtain fell on the UFC Fight Pass event, one notable addition to this week's update is the debut of Louis Smolka, who shocked the Dublin crowd with his second-round submission win over Paddy Holohan (watch it).

That's not all.

Here's what the latest ranking field looks like courtesy of UFC.com. Note: (+/- = movement in rankings, *NR = Not previously ranked).

POUND-FOR-POUND
1 Jose Aldo
2 Demetrious Johnson
3 Chris Weidman
4 Ronda Rousey
5 TJ Dillashaw
6 Robbie Lawler
7 Fabricio Werdum
8 Daniel Cormier +1
9 Rafael dos Anjos -1
10 Cain Velasquez
11 Conor McGregor
12 Frankie Edgar +1
13 Anthony Pettis -1
14 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
15 Renan Barao *NR

FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1 Joseph Benavidez
2 John Dodson
3 Jussier Formiga
4 Ian McCall
5 Henry Cejudo
6 Kyoji Horiguchi +1
7 John Moraga -1
8 Zach Makovsky
9 Dustin Ortiz
10 Ray Borg
11 Wilson Reis
12 Ali Bagautinov +1
13 Louis Smolka *NR
14 Chris Cariaso -2
15 Sergio Pettis

BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: TJ Dillashaw
1 Dominick Cruz
2 Renan Barao
3 Raphael Assuncao
4 Urijah Faber
5 Michael McDonald
6 Aljamain Sterling
7 Bryan Caraway
8 Thomas Almeida +1
9 Takeya Mizugaki -1
10 Johnny Eduardo
11 Eddie Wineland
12 John Lineker
13 Frankie Saenz +1
14 Francisco Rivera -1
15 Iuri Alcantara

FEATHERWEIGHT
Champion: Jose Aldo
1 Conor McGregor (Interim Champion)
2 Frankie Edgar
3 Chad Mendes
4 Ricardo Lamas
5 Max Holloway
6 Cub Swanson
7 Charles Oliveira
8 Jeremy Stephens
9 Dennis Bermudez
10 Nik Lentz
11 Clay Guida
12 Hacran Dias
13 Tatsuya Kawajiri
14 Darren Elkins
15 Dennis Siver

LIGHTWEIGHT
Champion: Rafael dos Anjos
1 Anthony Pettis
2 Donald Cerrone
3 Khabib Nurmagomedov
4 Eddie Alvarez
5 Michael Johnson
6 Edson Barboza +1
7 Benson Henderson -1
8 Tony Ferguson
9 Myles Jury
10 Beneil Dariush
11 Al Iaquinta
12 Bobby Green
13 Dustin Poirier
14 Nate Diaz
15 Jim Miller

WELTERWEIGHT
Champion: Robbie Lawler
1 Rory MacDonald
2 Tyron Woodley
3 Johny Hendricks
4 Carlos Condit
5 Matt Brown
6 Demian Maia
7 Dong Hyun Kim
8 Stephen Thompson
9 Tarec Saffiedine
10 Rick Story
11 Gunnar Nelson
12 Neil Magny
13 Thiago Alves
14 Jake Ellenberger
15 Kelvin Gastelum

MIDDLEWEIGHT
Champion: Chris Weidman
1 Luke Rockhold
2 Jacare Souza
3 Yoel Romero
4 Vitor Belfort
5 Lyoto Machida
6 Tim Kennedy
7 Michael Bisping
8 Gegard Mousasi
9 Thales Leites
10 Uriah Hall
11 CB Dollaway
12 Dan Henderson
13 Derek Brunson
14 Robert Whittaker
15 Roan Carneiro

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Daniel Cormier
1 Anthony Johnson
2 Alexander Gustafsson
3 Ryan Bader
4 Glover Teixeira
5 Ovince Saint Preux
6 Rashad Evans
7 Mauricio Rua
8 Jimi Manuwa
9 Patrick Cummins
10 Rampage Jackson
11 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
12 Fabio Maldonado
13 Rafael Cavalcante
14 Corey Anderson
15 Jan Blachowicz

HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Fabricio Werdum
1 Cain Velasquez
2 Junior Dos Santos
3 Stipe Miocic
4 Andrei Arlovski
5 Travis Browne
6 Josh Barnett
7 Ben Rothwell
8 Mark Hunt
9 Alistair Overeem
10 Frank Mir
11 Antonio Silva
12 Roy Nelson
13 Matt Mitrione
14 Stefan Struve
15 Alexey Oliynyk

WOMEN'S STRAWWEIGHT
Champion: Joanna Jedrzejczyk
1 Claudia Gadelha
2 Carla Esparza
3 Rose Namajunas
4 Jessica Penne -1
5 Tecia Torres
6 Paige VanZant
7 Randa Markos
8 Joanne Calderwood
9 Valerie Letourneau
10 Maryna Moroz
11 Michelle Waterson
12 Jessica Aguilar
13 Juliana Lima +1
14 Felice Herrig -1
15 Aisling Daly

WOMEN'S BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: Ronda Rousey
1 Miesha Tate
2 Cat Zingano
3 Amanda Nunes +1
4 Sarah Kaufman +1
5 Julianna Pena +2
6 Sara McMann
7 Holly Holm +1
8 Bethe Correia +2
9 Jessica Eye
10 Liz Carmouche +1
11 Marion Reneau +1
12 Raquel Pennington +1
13 Germaine de Randamie +1
14 Jessica Andrade +1
15 Lauren Murphy *NR

That massive shift at women's bantamweight is because of this.

You can expect these standings to change -- especially in the middleweight division -- when the UFC Fight Night 77 event goes down early next month in Sao Paulo, Brazil. To check out the finalized "Belfort vs. Henderson 3" fight card and line up click here.

Until then, let us know what you think of the latest rankings movement in the comments section below.