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Latest UFC rankings update: Conor McGregor debuts on pound-for-pound list, Jake Ellenberger falls out of top 10

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Newly-crowned UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor, victorious once again (video), is now ranked among the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world.

Right behind Anthony Pettis.

That's according to the latest UFC rankings update, which came on the heels of the UFC 189 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Saturday (July 11, 2015) in Las Vegas, Nevada, as well as The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 21 Finale the following night (July 12), also in "Sin City."

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Jake Ellenberger, who got his clock cleaned by Stephen Thompson (watch it), tumbled out of the welterweight top 10, while the suspended Gilbert Melendez opened the board up for some new blood in the top 15 at lightweight, including the resurgent Dustin Poirier.

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

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

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

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

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

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 Stephen Thompson *NR
10 Rick Story
11 Gunnar Nelson +4
12 Jake Ellenberger -3
13 Thiago Alves -2
14 Neil Magny -2
15 Kelvin Gastelum -1

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

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Daniel Cormier
1 Anthony Johnson
2 Alexander Gustafsson
3 Ryan Bader
4 Glover Teixeira
5 Rashad Evans
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: Fabricio Werdum
1 Cain Velasquez
2 Junior Dos Santos
3 Stipe Miocic
4 Andrei Arlovski
5 Travis Browne
6 Josh Barnett
7 Ben Rothwell +1
8 Mark Hunt -1
9 Alistair Overeem
10 Frank Mir
11 Roy Nelson
12 Antonio Silva
13 Matt Mitrione
14 Alexey Oliynyk +1
15 Stefan Struve -1

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

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 Lauren Murphy

There you have it.

You can expect these standings to change -- especially in the heavyweight division -- when the UFC Fight Night 71 event goes down tomorrow night (July 15, 2015) inside Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. To check out the entire "Mir vs. Duffee" 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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