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Jon Jones, Brock Lesnar pulled from UFC fighter rankings following anti-doping violations

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Parting is such sweet sorrow.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) sent its official rankings into the shop for repairs last weekend -- swiftly and quietly -- to remove interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, former heavyweight titleholder Brock Lesnar, and ex-middleweight kingpin Lyoto Machida.

What do those three mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters have in common?

United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), which zapped Jones and Lesnar for traces of anti-estrogen before and after the UFC 200 pay-per-view (PPV) last month in Las Vegas, Nevada, not long after putting Machida out to pasture for his supplement use.

Suspensions are pending for all three cases.

As a result, here are the updated fighter rankings courtesy of UFC.com Note: (+/- = movement in rankings, *NR = Not previously ranked).

POUND-FOR-POUND
1 Demetrious Johnson
2 Dominick Cruz
3 Daniel Cormier +2
4 Conor McGregor +2
5 Jose Aldo +2
6 Eddie Alvarez +2
7 Joanna Jedrzejczyk +2
8 Stipe Miocic +2
9 Tyron Woodley *NR
10 Michael Bisping +1
11 Robbie Lawler -7
12 Rafael Dos Anjos +1
13 Luke Rockhold -1
14 TJ Dillashaw
15 Frankie Edgar

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WOMEN'S STRAWWEIGHT
Champion: Joanna Jedrzejczyk
1 Claudia Gadelha
2 Karolina Kowalkiewicz +3
3 Carla Esparza -1
4 Rose Namajunas -1
5 Tecia Torres -1
6 Jessica Andrade
7 Joanne Calderwood
8 Valerie Letourneau +1
9 Maryna Moroz -1
10 Paige VanZant
11 Michelle Waterson
12 Jessica Penne
13 Jessica Aguilar
14 Randa Markos
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 Liz Carmouche
8 Raquel Pennington
10 Jessica Eye
11 Bethe Correia
12 Germaine de Randamie
13 Ashlee Evans-Smith
14 Katlyn Chookagian
15 Marion Reneau

NOTE: These updated rankings do not yet reflect the outcome of last weekend's UFC Fight Night 92 event in Salt Lake City; however, that will likely change by Wednesday evening once all the weekly ballots are tallied.

Stay tuned.