With his historic upset win over Stipe Miocic in the UFC 226 main event Saturday, Daniel Cormier made some moves in the rankings, as well.
Cormier (21-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) knocked out Miocic (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) in the first round to win the UFC’s heavyweight title. That belt now joins his light heavyweight belt, making him just the second fighter to hold UFC titles in two weight classes simultaneously.
The win shot Cormier right to No. 1 in the heavyweight rankings. But it also catapulted him to No. 1 on our pound-for-pound list, as well, ahead of UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and former light heavyweight champ Jon Jones.
There was more movement, too, though. Check out the new heavyweight rankings, the new pound-for-pound list, and all the other weight classes in the latest edition of our rankings.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
Read the full article here: USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, July 10: Daniel Cormier is your new pound-for-pound No. 1