Without any major events this past weekend, we don’t have any movement in our rankings – but we do have some new additions.
For the first time, the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings now feature additional women’s lists, including the debut of our women’s pound-for-pound rankings.
And sitting atop that list is none other than UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg. Behind her are UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, UFC women’s strawweight champ Rose Namajunas and upcoming women’s flyweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko, who goes after No. 12 Nicco Montano’s belt at UFC 228 next month.
Of the top 15 on the list and three honorable mentions, all but one is in the UFC. No. 10 Julia Budd is the lone Bellator representative.
Check out the full list and the rest of the rankings above.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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