UFC Rankings Update || Cruz enters P4P list, Romero removed from middleweight ranks

The UFC has released its latest rankings following UFC Fight Night 81 that took place on Sunday night at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

The two biggest stories of the rankings is that Dominick Cruz now appears in the P4P list following his bantamweight title fight win against TJ Dillashaw at UFC Fight Night 81. Also top middleweight contender Yoel Romero has been removed from the 185lb rankings after a potential failed drug test by USADA. Check out the full rankings below for every weight division.

POUND-FOR-POUND
1 Jon Jones
2 Demetrious Johnson
3 Conor McGregor
4 Robbie Lawler +1
5 Fabricio Werdum +2
6 Rafael dos Anjos
7 Luke Rockhold +2
8 Jose Aldo -1
9 Dominick Cruz *NR
10 Daniel Cormier
11 Chris Weidman
12 TJ Dillashaw -8
13 Holly Holm +1
14 Joanna Jedrzejczyk -1
15 Cain Velasquez -3

FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1 Joseph Benavidez
2 John Dodson
3 Henry Cejudo
4 Ian McCall
5 Jussier Formiga
6 Kyoji Horiguchi
7 John Moraga
8 Zach Makovsky
9 Dustin Ortiz
10 Ali Bagautinov
11 Ray Borg
12 Wilson Reis
13 Louis Smolka
14 Chris Cariaso
15 Sergio Pettis

BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: Dominick Cruz
1 TJ Dillashaw -1
2 Renan Barao
3 Urijah Faber
4 Raphael Assuncao
5 Aljamain Sterling
6 Michael McDonald
7 Bryan Caraway +1
7 Thomas Almeida
9 Takeya Mizugaki
10 Johnny Eduardo
11 Frankie Saenz +2
12 John Lineker -1
13 Eddie Wineland -1
14 Iuri Alcantara +1
15 Francisco Rivera -1

FEATHERWEIGHT
Champion: Conor McGregor
1 Jose Aldo
2 Frankie Edgar
3 Chad Mendes
4 Max Holloway
5 Ricardo Lamas
6 Cub Swanson
7 Charles Oliveira
8 Dennis Bermudez
9 Jeremy Stephens
10 Hacran Dias
11 Darren Elkins
12 Tatsuya Kawajiri
13 Brian Ortega +2
14 Clay Guida -1
15 Nik Lentz -1

LIGHTWEIGHT
Champion: Rafael dos Anjos
1 Eddie Alvarez +3
2 Khabib Nurmagomedov
3 Anthony Pettis -2
4 Donald Cerrone -1
5 Tony Ferguson
6 Nate Diaz +1
7 Michael Johnson -1
8 Beneil Dariush
9 Edson Barboza -1
10 Al Iaquinta
11 Bobby Green
12 Dustin Poirier
13 Michael Chiesa
14 Evan Dunham +1
15 Benson Henderson -1

WELTERWEIGHT
Champion: Robbie Lawler
1 Rory MacDonald
2 Johny Hendricks +1
3 Tyron Woodley -1
4 Carlos Condit
5 Demian Maia
6 Matt Brown
7 Dong Hyun Kim
8 Stephen Thompson +1
8 Neil Magny
10 Rick Story +1
11 Tarec Saffiedine -1
12 Kelvin Gastelum
13 Benson Henderson
14 Thiago Alves
14 Gunnar Nelson +1

MIDDLEWEIGHT
Champion: Luke Rockhold
1 Chris Weidman
2 Jacare Souza +1
3 Vitor Belfort +1
4 Lyoto Machida +1
5 Tim Kennedy +1
6 Michael Bisping +1
7 Robert Whittaker +1
8 Gegard Mousasi +1
9 Thales Leites +1
10 Uriah Hall +1
11 Derek Brunson +1
12 Dan Henderson +1
13 Roan Carneiro +1
14 CB Dollaway +1
15 Rafael Natal *NR

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Daniel Cormier
1 Jon Jones
2 Anthony Johnson
3 Alexander Gustafsson
4 Ryan Bader
5 Glover Teixeira
6 Ovince Saint Preux
7 Rashad Evans
8 Mauricio Rua
9 Jimi Manuwa
10 Patrick Cummins +2
11 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
12 Corey Anderson +1
13 Rafael Cavalcante +1
14 Gian Villante +1
15 Ilir Latifi *NR

HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Fabricio Werdum
1 Cain Velasquez
2 Stipe Miocic
3 Alistair Overeem
4 Andrei Arlovski -1
5 Junior Dos Santos
6 Travis Browne
7 Ben Rothwell
8 Josh Barnett
9 Mark Hunt
10 Frank Mir
11 Roy Nelson
12 Jared Rosholt
13 Antonio Silva
14 Matt Mitrione
15 Alexey Oliynyk

WOMEN’S STRAWWEIGHT
Champion: Joanna Jedrzejczyk
1 Claudia Gadelha
2 Carla Esparza
3 Rose Namajunas
4 Tecia Torres
5 Jessica Penne
6 Valerie Letourneau
7 Paige VanZant
8 Joanne Calderwood
9 Maryna Moroz
10 Michelle Waterson
11 Randa Markos
12 Karolina Kowalkiewicz
13 Jessica Aguilar
14 Juliana Lima
15 Felice Herrig

WOMEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: Holly Holm
1 Ronda Rousey
2 Miesha Tate
3 Cat Zingano
4 Amanda Nunes
5 Julianna Pena
6 Sara McMann
7 Jessica Eye
8 Bethe Correia
9 Liz Carmouche
10 Sarah Kaufman
11 Valentina Shevchenko
12 Marion Reneau
13 Raquel Pennington
14 Germaine de Randamie
15 Jessica Andrade

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