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UFC rankings updated after UFC Fight Night 68: Dan Henderson back on the charts, Ben Rothwell making moves

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Another Monday, another update to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) "official" rankings.

Today's change comes on the heels of the UFC Fight Night 68: "Henderson vs. Boetsch" mixed martial arts (MMA) event (results here), which took place last weekend (Sat., June 6, 2015) on FOX Sports 1 from inside the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, featuring a huge knockout win for Dan Henderson.

Not surprisingly, "Hendo" is back in the top 15 of the 185-pound rankings.

Ben Rothwell took another step closer to the top five of the heavyweight division with his submission finish over Matt Mitrione, clocking in at No. 8, while Dustin Poirier remains unranked at lightweight despite his first-round destruction of Yancy Medeiros.

That's not all.

Here's what the entire 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 +1
3 Chris Weidman -1
4 Cain Velasquez
5 Ronda Rousey
6 TJ Dillashaw
7 Rafael dos Anjos
8 Robbie Lawler
9 Daniel Cormier
10 Anderson Silva +2
11 Anthony Pettis -1
12 Renan Barao 1
13 Frankie Edgar
14 Fabricio Werdum
15 Johny Hendricks

FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1 John Dodson
2 Joseph Benavidez
3 Jussier Formiga
4 Ian McCall
5 John Moraga
6 John Lineker
7 Henry Cejudo +1
7 Kyoji Horiguchi
9 Zach Makovsky
10 Chris Cariaso
11 Dustin Ortiz
12 Wilson Reis
13 Chico Camus +1
14 Ray Borg +1
15 Brad Pickett *NR

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

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

LIGHTWEIGHT
Champion: Rafael dos Anjos
1 Anthony Pettis
2 Donald Cerrone +1
3 Khabib Nurmagomedov -1
4 Gilbert Melendez
5 Michael Johnson
6 Benson Henderson
7 Edson Barboza
8 Myles Jury
9 Eddie Alvarez
10 Josh Thomson
11 Bobby Green
12 Tony Ferguson
13 Al Iaquinta
14 Beneil Dariush
15 Jorge Masvidal

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

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

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

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

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

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

There you have it.

You can expect these standings to change -- especially in the heavyweight and lightweight divisions -- when the UFC 188 pay-per-view (PPV) goes down this Saturday night (June 13, 2015) inside Arena Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. To check out the entire "Velasquez vs. Werdum" 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.

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