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Latest UFC rankings update: John Lineker jumps to No. 2, Brandon Moreno cracks top 15

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC Fight Night 96 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Saturday night (Oct. 1, 2016) inside Moda Center in Portland, Oregon (results), and there was a lot to talk about when all was said and done.

Top bantamweight contender John Lineker was able to secure the No. 2 spot at 135 pounds after his five-round war with John Dodson (replay). Elsewhere on the UFC "Portland" card, Brandon Moreno cracked the top 15 with his upset win over Louis Smolka (video).

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 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 +1
10 Matheus Nicolau +1
11 Dustin Ortiz +1
12 Justin Scoggins +1
13 Louis Smolka -4
14 Ray Borg
15 Brandon Moreno *NR

BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: Dominick Cruz
1 TJ Dillashaw
2 John Lineker +1
3 Raphael Assuncao -1
4 Jimmie Rivera +1
5 Bryan Caraway -1
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 +1
13 Dooho Choi +1
14 Renan Barao +1
15 Mirsad Bektic *NR

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 +1
8 Donald Cerrone -1
9 Beneil Dariush
10 Dustin Poirier
11 Gilbert Melendez +1
12 Francisco Trinaldo +1
13 Al Iaquinta +1
14 Evan Dunham +1
15 Rashid Magomedov *NR

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

MIDDLEWEIGHT
Champion: Michael Bisping
1 Luke Rockhold
2 Chris Weidman
3 Jacare Souza
4 Yoel Romero
5 Vitor Belfort
6 Anderson Silva
7 Robert Whittaker
8 Derek Brunson
9 Gegard Mousasi
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 Ovince Saint Preux
6 Mauricio Rua
7 Rashad Evans
8 Jimi Manuwa
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 +1
13 Francis Ngannou +1
14 Daniel Omielanczuk +1
15 Antonio Silva *NR

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 change in a few days as the UFC 204: "Bisping vs. Henderson 2" mixed martial arts (MMA) event takes place this Saturday night (Oct. 8, 2016) inside Manchester Arena in Manchester, England (more on that card here).

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