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Latest UFC rankings update: Neil Magny, Mark Hunt enjoy Brisbane-powered bumps

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently updated its official fighter rankings to reflect the results of its UFC Fight Night 85 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Sat. night (March 19, 2016) inside Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Queensland, Australia.

Full results and play-by-play here.

As expected, welterweight phenom Neil Magny improved his position in the 170-pound standings with a second-round beatdown of division bruiser Hector Lombard (replay). Similarly, heavyweight walk-off king Mark Hunt got promoted by planishing former 265-pound champ Frank Mir (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 Jon Jones
2 Demetrious Johnson
3 Luke Rockhold
4 Fabricio Werdum
5 Dominick Cruz -1
6 Rafael Dos Anjos
7 Robbie Lawler
8 Conor McGregor
9 Daniel Cormier
10 Jose Aldo
11 Chris Weidman
12 Frankie Edgar
13 TJ Dillashaw
14 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
15 Miesha Tate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Fabricio Werdum
1 Cain Velasquez
2 Stipe Miocic
3 Alistair Overeem
4 Ben Rothwell
5 Junior Dos Santos
6 Andrei Arlovski
7 Travis Browne
8 Mark Hunt +1
9 Josh Barnett -1
10 Frank Mir
11 Roy Nelson
12 Antonio Silva
13 Ruslan Magomedov +1
14 Alexey Oliynyk +1
15 Jared Rosholt *NR

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

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

Notes:

--Renan Barao likely lost ground as a result of this
--Tim Kennedy was probably punished for his exploding mouth
--Matt Mitrione flew the coop and was pulled from the rankings

You can expect these standings to change early next month -- particularly in the heavyweight division -- as UFC Fight Night 86: "Rothwell vs. Dos Santos" takes place inside Zagreb Arena in Zagreb, Croatia, on FOX Sports 1 (more on that fight card here).

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

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