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Latest UFC rankings update: Roy Nelson and Bigfoot Silva don't budge, Cris Cyborg still homeless

Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC Fight Night 95 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Saturday night (Sept. 24, 2016) inside Nilson Nelson Arena in Brasilia, Brazil (results), and there was a lot to talk about when all was said and done.

You can thank Heavyweight contender Roy Nelson and referee "Big" John McCarthy for that after "Big Country" was upset with what he considered a late stoppage. "Big Country" was fighting his friend, Antonio Silva, but that didn't stop him from dropping "Bigfoot" with a thundering uppercut in the second round (watch highlights here). He followed the Brazilian to the canvas to deliver a few finishing shots, but a few too many apparently, as Nelson encouraged McCarthy to intervene. He eventually did, compelling Nelson to push kick and flip him the bird (watch it unfold here).

As a result, Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA) has launched an investigation into the incident. Despite all that, Nelson -- who picked up just his second win his last six appearances -- failed to move up the Heavyweight ranks. "Bigfoot," meanwhile clung to the No. 15 spot even though he has just one win since May 2013 (an eight-fight span). He may have Ruslan Magomedov to thank for that after the Russian was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation.

Last, and certainly not least, Cris Cyborg -- who debuted on the expanded pound-for-pound list last week -- did not budge after her destruction of Lina Lansberg in the 140-pound Catchweight main event (watch highlights here) because, well, UFC is unwilling to create a division around her much like it did for Ronda Rousey.

Here's what the latest ranking field looks like courtesy of Note: (+/- = movement in rankings, *NR = Not previously ranked).

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 +1
13. Luke Rockhold -1
14. T.J. Dillashaw
15. Cris Cyborg *NR

Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1. Joseph Benavidez
2. Henry Cejudo
3. Jussier Formiga
4. Kyoji Horiguchi -1
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

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

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. Hacran Dias
13. Darren Elkins
14. Dooho Choi
15. Renan Barao *NR

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

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 +1
15. Matt Brown -1

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 +1
13. Dan Henderson -1
14. Rafael Natal
15. Krzysztof Jotko *NR

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

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 *NR
15. Antonio Silva

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

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 96: "Lineker vs. Dodson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event takes place this Saturday night (Oct. 1, 2016) inside Moda Center in Portland, Ore., 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.

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