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Latest UFC rankings update: Jeremy Stephens, Ilir Latifi jump three spots to No. 5 after big wins in Orlando

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Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to network television last weekend with the UFC on FOX 28: "Emmett vs. Stephens" mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza, which took place on Sat. night (Feb. 24, 2018) inside Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.

Get complete results and play-by-play here.

UFC on FOX 28 was headlined by Jeremy Stephens and Josh Emmett, which ended by way of "Lil' Heathen" knockout. Unfortunately, an errant (and probably illegal) knee marred an otherwise spectacular finish (watch the replay here). Elsewhere on the card, Ilir Latifi nearly killed Ovince Saint Preux to win his second straight (replay). Their respective finishes catapulted both fighters up three spots to No. 5.

Here's how the rankings work, courtesy of UFC.com:

Rankings were generated by a voting panel made up of media members. The media members were asked to vote for who they feel are the top fighters in the UFC by weight-class and pound-for-pound. A fighter is only eligible to be voted on if they are in active status in the UFC. A fighter can appear in more than one weight division at a time. The champion and interim champion are considered to be in the top positions of their respective divisions and therefore are not eligible for voting by weight-class. However, the champions can be voted on for the pound-for-pound rankings.

Take a look at what the latest rankings field looks like courtesy of UFC.com. Note: (+/- = movement in rankings, *NR = Not previously ranked).

POUND-FOR-POUND
1 Demetrious Johnson
2 Conor McGregor
3 Daniel Cormier
4 Stipe Miocic
5 Max Holloway
6 Georges St-Pierre
7 TJ Dillashaw
8 Tyron Woodley
9 Cris Cyborg
10 Tony Ferguson
11 Robert Whittaker
12 Cody Garbrandt
13 Amanda Nunes
14 Khabib Nurmagomedov
15 Joanna Jedrzejczyk

FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1 Joseph Benavidez
2 Henry Cejudo
3 Ray Borg
4 Jussier Formiga
5 Sergio Pettis
6 Wilson Reis
7 Brandon Moreno
8 Ben Nguyen
9 Dustin Ortiz
10 John Moraga
11 Matheus Nicolau
12 Tim Elliott
13 Alexandre Pantoja
14 Deiveson Figueiredo
15 Magomed Bibulatov

BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: TJ Dillashaw
1 Cody Garbrandt
2 Dominick Cruz
3 Raphael Assuncao
4 Jimmie Rivera
5 Marlon Moraes
6 John Lineker
7 Bryan Caraway
8 John Dodson
9 Aljamain Sterling
10 Pedro Munhoz
11 Rob Font
12 Thomas Almeida
13 Brett Johns +1
14 Eddie Wineland -1
15 Brian Kelleher *NR

FEATHERWEIGHT
Champion: Max Holloway
1 Jose Aldo
2 Frankie Edgar
3 Brian Ortega
4 Cub Swanson +1
5 Jeremy Stephens +3
6 Josh Emmett -2
7 Ricardo Lamas -1
8 Chan Sung Jung -1
9 Darren Elkins
10 Yair Rodriguez
11 Renato Moicano
12 Mirsad Bektic
13 Dooho Choi
14 Calvin Kattar +1
15 Myles Jury -1

LIGHTWEIGHT
Champion: Conor McGregor
1 Tony Ferguson (Interim Champion)
2 Khabib Nurmagomedov
3 Eddie Alvarez
4 Edson Barboza
5 Dustin Poirier
6 Justin Gaethje
7 Kevin Lee
8 Nate Diaz
9 Michael Chiesa
10 Al Iaquinta
11 James Vick
12 Beneil Dariush
13 Anthony Pettis
14 Evan Dunham
15 Francisco Trinaldo

WELTERWEIGHT
Champion: Tyron Woodley
1 Stephen Thompson
2 Rafael Dos Anjos
3 Colby Covington
4 Robbie Lawler
5 Demian Maia
6 Jorge Masvidal
7 Darren Till
8 Kamaru Usman
9 Neil Magny -1
10 Santiago Ponzinibbio
11 Donald Cerrone
12 Carlos Condit
13 Gunnar Nelson
14 Dong Hyun Kim
15 Leon Edwards

MIDDLEWEIGHT
Champion: Robert Whittaker
1 Yoel Romero
2 Jacare Souza
3 Luke Rockhold
4 Chris Weidman
5 Kelvin Gastelum
6 Michael Bisping
7 Derek Brunson
8 David Branch
9 Uriah Hall
10 Vitor Belfort
11 Thiago Santos
12 Lyoto Machida
13 Krzysztof Jotko
14 Paulo Costa
15 Brad Tavares

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Daniel Cormier
1 Alexander Gustafsson
2 Volkan Oezdemir
3 Glover Teixeira -1
4 Jimi Manuwa
5 Ilir Latifi +3
6 Ovince Saint Preux -1
7 Mauricio Rua -1
8 Misha Cirkunov -1
9 Corey Anderson
10 Patrick Cummins
11 Jan Blachowicz
12 Tyson Pedro
13 Gadzhimurad Antigulov
14 Gian Villante
15 Jared Cannonier

HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Stipe Miocic
1 Francis Ngannou
2 Alistair Overeem
3 Fabricio Werdum
4 Cain Velasquez
5 Curtis Blaydes
6 Mark Hunt
6 Derrick Lewis
8 Alexander Volkov
9 Marcin Tybura
10 Stefan Struve
11 Aleksei Oleinik
12 Andrei Arlovski
13 Tim Johnson
14 Junior Albini
15 Tai Tuivasa

WOMEN'S STRAWWEIGHT
Champion: Rose Namajunas
1 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
2 Jessica Andrade
3 Claudia Gadelha
4 Karolina Kowalkiewicz
5 Tecia Torres
6 Carla Esparza
7 Michelle Waterson
8 Felice Herrig
9 Cynthia Calvillo
10 Alexa Grasso
11 Randa Markos
12 Cortney Casey
13 Joanne Calderwood
14 Tatiana Suarez +1
15 Nina Ansaroff *NR

WOMEN'S FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Nicco Montano
1 Valentina Shevchenko
2 Sijara Eubanks
3 Lauren Murphy
4 Alexis Davis
5 Roxanne Modafferi
6 Barb Honchak
7 Liz Carmouche
8 Katlyn Chookagian
9 Jessica-Rose Clark
10 Jessica Eye
11 Montana De La Rosa
12 Rachael Ostovich
13 Mara Romero Borella
14 Paige VanZant
15 Shana Dobson

WOMEN'S BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: Amanda Nunes
1 Holly Holm
2 Raquel Pennington +1
3 Julianna Pena -1
4 Germaine de Randamie
5 Ketlen Vieira
6 Cat Zingano
7 Marion Reneau +1
8 Sara McMann -1
9 Bethe Correia +2
9 Leslie Smith +1
11 Ronda Rousey -2
12 Aspen Ladd
13 Lucie Pudilova
14 Irene Aldana
15 Sarah Moras

Sorry, still no division for featherweight champion Cris Cyborg. And it appears those Daisy Dukes (see them here) were not enough to keep Paige VanZant in the top 10 at flyweight.

You can expect these standings to change -- particularly in both featherweight divisions -- around this time next week, as the promotion is set to uncork the UFC 222: "Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya" pay-per-view (PPV) fight card this Sat. night (March 3, 2018) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that fight card here).

For even more upcoming UFC events click here.