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Latest UFC rankings update: Gegard Mousasi jumps to No. 5, Vitor Belfort tumbles to No. 9 following UFC 204

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC 204 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place last Saturday night (Oct. 8, 2016) inside Manchester Arena in Manchester, England (results), and there was a lot to talk about when all was said and done.

Like this.

In the UFC 204 co-main event, Gegard Mousasi blasted his way into the top five by smashing Vitor Belfort in the second round (replay). In defeat, "The Phenom" -- who's dropped three of his last four -- tumbled to No. 9 and at age 39, is likely out of the 185-pound title hunt for good.

And how about that Jimi Manuwa?

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 Demetrious Johnson
2 Dominick Cruz
3 Daniel Cormier
4 Conor McGregor
5 Jose Aldo
6 Stipe Miocic
7 Eddie Alvarez
8 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
9 Tyron Woodley
10 Michael Bisping
11 Robbie Lawler
12 Rafael Dos Anjos
13 Luke Rockhold
14 TJ Dillashaw
15 Cris Cyborg

FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1 Joseph Benavidez
2 Henry Cejudo
3 Jussier Formiga
4 Kyoji Horiguchi
5 Ian McCall
6 Wilson Reis
7 Zach Makovsky
8 Ali Bagautinov
9 John Moraga
10 Matheus Nicolau
11 Dustin Ortiz
12 Justin Scoggins
13 Louis Smolka
14 Brandon Moreno +1
15 Ray Borg -1

BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: Dominick Cruz
1 TJ Dillashaw
2 John Lineker
3 Raphael Assuncao
4 Jimmie Rivera
5 Bryan Caraway
6 Cody Garbrandt
7 Urijah Faber
8 Aljamain Sterling
9 Michael McDonald
10 John Dodson
11 Thomas Almeida
12 Eddie Wineland
13 Johnny Eduardo
14 Takeya Mizugaki
15 Rani Yahya

FEATHERWEIGHT
Champion: Conor McGregor
1 Jose Aldo (Interim Champion)
2 Frankie Edgar
3 Max Holloway
4 Ricardo Lamas
5 Cub Swanson
6 Anthony Pettis
7 Jeremy Stephens
8 Charles Oliveira
9 Dennis Bermudez
10 Brian Ortega
11 Yair Rodriguez
12 Darren Elkins
13 Mirsad Bektic +2
14 Dooho Choi -1
15 Renan Barao -1

LIGHTWEIGHT
Champion: Eddie Alvarez
1 Khabib Nurmagomedov
2 Rafael Dos Anjos
3 Tony Ferguson
4 Nate Diaz
5 Edson Barboza
6 Michael Johnson
7 Michael Chiesa
8 Donald Cerrone
9 Beneil Dariush
10 Dustin Poirier
11 Gilbert Melendez
12 Francisco Trinaldo
13 Al Iaquinta
14 Evan Dunham
15 Rashid Magomedov

WELTERWEIGHT
Champion: Tyron Woodley
1 Robbie Lawler
2 Stephen Thompson
3 Demian Maia
4 Carlos Condit
5 Kelvin Gastelum
6 Donald Cerrone +1
7 Johny Hendricks -1
8 Lorenz Larkin
9 Neil Magny
10 Dong Hyun Kim
11 Rick Story
12 Gunnar Nelson
13 Tarec Saffiedine
14 Matt Brown +1
15 Jake Ellenberger *NR

MIDDLEWEIGHT
Champion: Michael Bisping
1 Luke Rockhold
2 Chris Weidman
3 Jacare Souza
4 Yoel Romero
5 Gegard Mousasi +4
6 Anderson Silva
7 Robert Whittaker
8 Derek Brunson
9 Vitor Belfort -4
10 Uriah Hall
11 Thales Leites
12 Tim Kennedy
13 Dan Henderson
14 Rafael Natal
15 Krzysztof Jotko

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Daniel Cormier
1 Anthony Johnson
2 Alexander Gustafsson
3 Glover Teixeira
4 Ryan Bader
5 Jimi Manuwa +3
6 Ovince Saint Preux -1
7 Mauricio Rua -1
8 Rashad Evans -1
9 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
10 Nikita Krylov
11 Corey Anderson
12 Ilir Latifi
13 Patrick Cummins
14 Misha Cirkunov
15 Gian Villante

HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Stipe Miocic
1 Fabricio Werdum
2 Cain Velasquez
3 Alistair Overeem
4 Junior Dos Santos
5 Ben Rothwell
6 Josh Barnett
7 Mark Hunt
8 Andrei Arlovski
9 Travis Browne
10 Derrick Lewis
11 Roy Nelson
12 Stefan Struve
13 Francis Ngannou
14 Antonio Silva *NR
15 Daniel Omielanczuk

WOMEN'S STRAWWEIGHT
Champion: Joanna Jedrzejczyk
1 Claudia Gadelha
2 Karolina Kowalkiewicz
3 Carla Esparza
4 Rose Namajunas
5 Jessica Andrade
6 Tecia Torres
7 Joanne Calderwood
8 Paige VanZant
9 Valerie Letourneau
10 Maryna Moroz
11 Jessica Aguilar
12 Michelle Waterson
13 Jessica Penne
14 Cortney Casey
15 Juliana Lima

WOMEN'S BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: Amanda Nunes
1 Miesha Tate
2 Ronda Rousey
3 Valentina Shevchenko
4 Holly Holm
5 Julianna Pena
6 Cat Zingano
7 Sara McMann
8 Raquel Pennington
9 Liz Carmouche
10 Bethe Correia
11 Germaine de Randamie
12 Ashlee Evans-Smith
13 Jessica Eye
14 Katlyn Chookagian
15 Marion Reneau

There you have it.

You can expect these standings to stay idle for a bit, as the next mixed martial arts (MMA) event doesn't take place until Sat., Nov. 5, 2016 with UFC Fight Night 98: "Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson" in Mexico City (more on that card here).

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