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Latest UFC rankings update: Michael Johnson jumps four spots after smashing Dustin Poirier

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Sean Porkorny-USA TODAY Sports

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC Fight Night 94 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Sat. night (Sept. 17, 2016) inside State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas (results), and there was a lot to talk about when all was said and done.

You can thank Michael Johnson and Derek Brunson for that.

"The Menace" reclaimed his spot among the top lightweight contenders with a blistering first-round knockout over Dustin Poirier (see it). Brunson, meanwhile, put the rest of the 185-pound division on notice by knocking around The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 15 finalist Uriah Hall (replay)

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 Luke Rockhold
13 Rafael Dos Anjos
14 TJ Dillashaw
15 Frankie Edgar

FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1 Joseph Benavidez
2 Henry Cejudo
3 Jussier Formiga
3 Kyoji Horiguchi
5 Ian McCall
6 Wilson Reis
7 Zach Makovsky
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 Raphael Assuncao
3 John Lineker +1
4 Bryan Caraway -1
5 Jimmie Rivera +2
6 Cody Garbrandt -1
7 Urijah Faber -1
8 Aljamain Sterling
9 Michael McDonald
10 John Dodson
11 Thomas Almeida
12 Eddie Wineland
13 Takeya Mizugaki
14 Johnny Eduardo
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 Anthony Pettis
7 Jeremy Stephens
8 Charles Oliveira
9 Dennis Bermudez
10 Brian Ortega
11 Yair Rodriguez +1
12 Hacran Dias -1
13 Darren Elkins
14 Dooho Choi
15 Mirsad Bektic

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

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 +1
9 Neil Magny -1
10 Dong Hyun Kim
11 Rick Story
12 Gunnar Nelson
13 Tarec Saffiedine
14 Matt Brown
15 Albert Tumenov

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 +2
9 Gegard Mousasi -1
10 Uriah Hall -1
11 Thales Leites
12 Dan Henderson
13 Tim Kennedy
14 Rafael Natal
15 Thiago Santos

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 Ruslan Magomedov
13 Stefan Struve
14 Francis Ngannou
15 Antonio Silva

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 less than a week as the UFC Fight Night 95: "Cyborg vs. Lansberg" mixed martial arts (MMA) event takes place this Sat. night (Sept. 24, 2016) inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, live on FOX Sports 1 (more on that card here).

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