MMA pound-for-pound rankings — Amanda Nunes is again in her acquainted spot

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A well-known face is again on high.Amanda Nunes, who had occupied the No. 1 spot within the ESPN girls’s pound-for-pound rankings for years previous to her being stunningly upset final December by Julianna Peña, has reclaimed her place of supremacy after taking the bantamweight title again from Peña at UFC 277 final Saturday.Nunes, who after her win over the weekend is as soon as once more a two-division champion, moved again above UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko. Nunes, extensively acclaimed as the best of all time in girls’s MMA, additionally owns the featherweight belt.Not a lot else has modified within the newest males’s and girls’s high 10s. Former males’s bantamweight champ Brandon Moreno earned some votes on the power of his interim-belt-winning efficiency at UFC 277, however he didn’t crack the highest 10.Word: Outcomes are present; rankings as of Aug. 3.1. Amanda Nunes  UFC bantamweight and featherweight champion Earlier rating: 2Record: 22-5Last: W (UD) Julianna Peña, July 30, 2022Next: TBD2. Valentina Shevchenko  UFC flyweight championPrevious rating: 1Record: 22-3Last: W (SD) Taila Santos, June 11, 2022Next: TBD3. Cris Cyborg  Bellator featherweight championRecord: 26-2, 1 NCLast: W (UD) Arlene Blencowe, April 23, 2022Next: TBDT-4. Julianna Peña  UFC bantamweightRecord: 11-5Last: L (UD) Amanda Nunes, July 30, 2022Next: TBDT-4. Zhang Weili  UFC strawweightPrevious rating: 5Record: 22-3Last: W (KO2) Joanna Jedrzejczyk, June 11, 2022Next: TBD6. Carla Esparza  UFC strawweight championRecord: 19-6Last: W (SD) Rose Namajunas, Could 7, 2022Next: TBD7. Rose Namajunas  UFC strawweightRecord: 11-5Last: L (SD) Carla Esparza, Could 7, 2022Next: TBD8. Jessica Andrade  UFC flyweightRecord: 23-9Last: W (Sub1) Amanda Lemos, April 23, 2022Next: TBD9. Kayla Harrison  PFL light-weight championRecord: 14-0Last: W (TKO1) Kaitlin Younger, July 1, 2022Next: Aug. 20 vs. Martina Jindrova10. Marina Rodriguez  UFC strawweightRecord: 16-1-2Last: W (SD) Yan Xiaonan, March 5, 2022Next: TBDOther fighters receiving votes: Katlyn Chookagian, Holly Holm and Seika Izawa.How our panel votedBrett Okamoto: 1. Amanda Nunes; 2. Valentina Shevchenko; 3. Cris Cyborg; 4. Rose Namajunas; 5. Zhang Weili; 6. Julianna Peña; 7. Carla Esparza; 8. Jessica Andrade; 9. Kayla Harrison; 10. Katlyn Chookagian.Marc Raimondi: 1. Amanda Nunes; 2. Valentina Shevchenko; 3. Cris Cyborg; 4. Julianna Peña; 5. Carla Esparza; 6. Kayla Harrison; 7. Rose Namajunas; 8. Zhang Weili; 9. Jessica Andrade; 10. Seika Izawa.Carlos Contreras Legaspi: 1. Amanda Nunes; 2. Valentina Shevchenko; 3. Julianna Peña; 4. Cris Cyborg; 5. Kayla Harrison; 6. Carla Esparza; 7. Zhang Weili; 8. Rose Namajunas; 9. Jessica Andrade; 10. Holly Holm.Megan Anderson: 1. Amanda Nunes; 2. Valentina Shevchenko; 3. Cris Cyborg; 4. Zhang Weili; 5. Rose Namajunas; 6. Carla Esparza; 7. Jessica Andrade; 8. Marina Rodriguez; 9. Kayla Harrison; 10. Julianna Peña.Eddie Maisonet III: 1. Amanda Nunes; 2. Valentina Shevchenko; 3. Julianna Peña; 4. Zhang Weili; 5. Cris Cyborg; 6. Carla Esparza; 7. Jessica Andrade; 8. Rose Namajunas; 9. Kayla Harrison; 10. Marina Rodriguez.Jeff Wagenheim: 1. Amanda Nunes; 2. Valentina Shevchenko; 3. Cris Cyborg; 4. Zhang Weili; 5. Jessica Andrade; 6. Julianna Peña; 7. Carla Esparza; 8. Rose Namajunas; 9. Kayla Harrison; 10. Katlyn Chookagian.Alexander Volkanovski walked out of the cage at UFC 276 nonetheless in possession of the featherweight belt after his fourth title protection. Carmen Mandato/Getty ImagesMen’s pound-for-pound rankings1. Kamaru Usman  UFC welterweight championRecord: 20-1Last: W (UD) Colby Covington, Nov. 6, 2021Next: Aug. 20 vs. Leon Edwards2. Alexander Volkanovski  UFC featherweight championRecord: 25-1Last: W (UD) Max Holloway, July 2, 2022Next: TBDT-3. Israel Adesanya  UFC middleweight championRecord: 23-1Last: W (UD) Jared Cannonier, July 2, 2022Next: TBDT-3. Charles Oliveira  UFC lightweightRecord: 33-8, 1 NCLast: W (Sub1) Justin Gaethje, Could 7, 2022Next: Oct. 22 vs. Islam Makhachev5. Francis Ngannou  UFC heavyweight championRecord: 17-3Last: W (UD) Ciryl Gane, Jan. 22, 2022Next: TBD6. Jiri Prochazka  UFC gentle heavyweight championRecord: 29-3-1Last: W (Sub5) Glover Teixeira, June 11, 2022Next: TBD7. Deiveson Figueiredo  UFC flyweight championRecord: 21-2-1Last: W (UD) Brandon Moreno, Jan. 22, 2022Next: TBDT-8. Dustin Poirier  UFC lightweightRecord: 28-7, 1 NCLast: L (Sub3) Charles Oliveira, Dec. 11, 2021Next: TBDT-8. Aljamain Sterling  UFC bantamweight championPrevious rating: 9Record: 21-3Last: W (SD) Petr Yan, April 9, 2022Next: Sept. 10 vs. TJ Dillashaw10. Max Holloway  UFC featherweightRecord: 23-7Last: L (UD) Alexander Volkanovski, July 2, 2022Next: TBDOther fighters receiving votes: Robert Whittaker, Brandon Moreno, Colby Covington Khamzat Chimaev and Glover Teixeira.How our panel votedBrett Okamoto: 1. Alexander Volkanovski; 2. Kamaru Usman; 3. Israel Adesanya; 4. Charles Oliveira; 5. Francis Ngannou; 6. Deiveson Figueiredo; 7. Robert Whittaker; 8. Dustin Poirier; 9. Aljamain Sterling; 10. Brandon Moreno.Marc Raimondi: 1. Kamaru Usman; 2. Israel Adesanya; 3. Alexander Volkanovski; 4. Francis Ngannou; 5. Charles Oliveira; 6. Aljamain Sterling; 7. Jiri Prochazka; 8. Dustin Poirier; 9. Colby Covington; 10. Deiveson Figueiredo.Carlos Contreras Legaspi: 1. Kamaru Usman; 2. Alexander Volkanovski; 3. Charles Oliveira; 4. Israel Adesanya; 5. Francis Ngannou; 6. Jiri Prochazka; 7. Max Holloway; 8. Deiveson Figueiredo; 9. Aljamain Sterling; 10. Brandon Moreno.Megan Anderson: 1. Kamaru Usman; 2. Alexander Volkanovski; 3. Charles Oliveira; 4. Israel Adesanya; 5. Francis Ngannou; 6. Max Holloway; 7. Jiri Prochazka; 8. Robert Whittaker; 9. Deiveson Figueiredo; 10. Glover Teixeira.Eddie Maisonet III: 1. Kamaru Usman; 2. Charles Oliveira; 3. Israel Adesanya; 4. Alexander Volkanovski; 5. Francis Ngannou; 6. Dustin Poirier; 7. Deiveson Figueiredo; 8. Aljamain Sterling; 9. Jiri Prochazka; 10. Khamzat Chimaev.Jeff Wagenheim: 1. Kamaru Usman; 2. Alexander Volkanovski; 3. Francis Ngannou; 4. Charles Oliveira; 5. Israel Adesanya; 6. Jiri Prochazka; 7. Dustin Poirier; 8. Aljamain Sterling; 9. Deiveson Figueiredo; 10. Robert Whittaker.

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