Jon Jones kept his top spot in the ESPN MMA pound-for-pound rankings with a resounding win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 172. He's followed by Jose Aldo, Demetrious Johnson, Chris Weidman, and Cain Velasquez, with Renan Barao dropping out of our top 10 after a loss to T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 173. Do you agree with the entire list? Click the photos below to submit your rankings.

Pound-for-pound MMA fighters

Jon Jones

Jon Jones

Light heavyweight
20-1-0
P4P ranking: 1

Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo

Featherweight
24-1-0
P4P ranking: 2

Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious Johnson

Flyweight
20-2-1
P4P ranking: 3

Chris Weidman

Chris Weidman

Middleweight
12-0-0
P4P ranking: 4

Cain Velasquez

Cain Velasquez

Heavyweight
13-1-0
P4P ranking: 5

Anthony Pettis

Anthony Pettis

Lightweight
17-2-0
P4P ranking: 6

Johny Hendricks

Johny Hendricks

Lightweight
16-2-0
P4P ranking: 7

Chad Mendes

Chad Mendes

Featherweight
16-1-0
P4P ranking: 8

Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva

Middleweight
33-6-0
P4P ranking: 9

Alexander Gustafsson

Alexander Gustafsson

Light heavyweight
16-2-0
P4P ranking: 10

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How do you react after a loss of that magnitude? Even a late goal couldn't save Brazil from experiencing their worst loss ever, a 7-1 drubbing at the hands of Germany that saw the home team give up five goals in one brutal 18-minute stretch in the first half. There were 36.5 million people who tweeted about the match, making it by far the most-discussed sporting event on Twitter. We're not going to subject you to all of them (don't doubt that we could -- we're very powerful), so here are the best reactions we found:

Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku, who scored against the U.S. in the knockout stages, posted this photo after Brazil scored their fourth goal:

British comedian Russell Brand tried to see the bigger picture at 5-0:

Dirk Nowitzki, obviously rooting for Germany, became less coherent with joy as the game went on:

One fan repurposed the World Cup's logo to represent Brazil's stages of grief:

ESPN's own Michael Ballack celebrated in the studio once the scoring had stopped:

At least one fan decided to blame a familiar target, although for once we don't think it was his fault:

Fans in the stadium reacted in various ways, from anguished disbelief ...

Brazil fanAP Photo/Bruno Magalhaes

... to clothes-rending frustration ...

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... to a kind of quiet resignation.

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For our money, however, the match was best-summed up by this 13-second spot by a German radio station:

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Dan Gilbert's infamous letter to Cavaliers fans after LeBron James' departure mysteriously disappeared from the team's website this week. The Cavs said they left it up by accident, but we think they took it down for some much-needed edits in the wake of James' free agency.


Dear Cleveland, All Of Northeast Ohio and Cleveland Cavaliers Supporters Wherever You May Be Tonight:

As you now know, our former hero, who grew up in the very region that he deserted this evening, is no longer could be a Cleveland Cavalier again.

This was announced with a several day, narcissistic, self-promotional build-up culminating with a national TV special of his "decision" unlike anything ever "witnessed" in the history of sports and probably the history of entertainment.

People are talking about it on Twitter, so you know, I am kind of pumped.

Clearly, this is bitterly disappointing exciting to all of us.

The good news is that the ownership team and the rest of the hard-working, loyal, and driven staff over here at your hometown Cavaliers have not betrayed you nor NEVER will betray you are trying really hard to sign that guy.

There is so much more to tell you about the events of the recent past and our more than exciting future. Over the next several days and weeks, we will be communicating much of that to you.

You simply don't deserve this kind of cowardly betrayal to wear his jersey again and cheer for a winning team.

You have given so much and deserve so much more.

In the meantime, I want to make one statement to you tonight:

"I PERSONALLY GUARANTEE THAT THE CLEVELAND CAVALIERS WILL WIN AN NBA CHAMPIONSHIP BEFORE THE SELF-TITLED FORMER 'KING' WINS ONE" WHEN WE SIGN THE KING BACK ON OUR TEAM!!"

You can take it to the bank. Woooooo!

If you thought we were motivated before tonight to bring the hardware to Cleveland, I can tell you that this shameful display of selfishness and betrayal by one of our very own the rumors on Twitter have shifted our "motivation" to previously unknown and previously never experienced levels.

Some people think they should go to heaven but NOT have to die to get there.

Sorry, but that's simply not how it works.

This shocking act of disloyalty interest from our home grown "chosen one" sends the exact opposite lesson of what we would want our children to learn. You can always go home again! And "who" we would want them to grow-up to become.

But the good news is that this heartless and callous action his return can only serve as the antidote to the so-called "curse" on Cleveland, Ohio. We won't be really bad anymore!

Our The self-declared former "King" will be bringing taking the "curse" his talents with him down south back home! And until when he does "right" by Cleveland and Ohio, James (and the town where he plays) will unfortunately own this dreaded spell and bad karma throw a massive parade in his honor.

Just watch.

Sleep well, Cleveland.

Tomorrow is a new and much brighter day ...

I PROMISE you that our energy, focus, capital, knowledge and experience will be directed at one thing and one thing only:

DELIVERING YOU the championship you have long deserved and is long overdue ... when King James RETURNS TO CLEVELAND!

Dan Gilbert
Majority Owner, Cleveland Cavaliers
#1 LeBron James fan

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Germany routs Brazil in WC semis

In one of the most -- if not the most -- shocking results in soccer history, Germany jumped ahead of host Brazil 7-0 before cruising to a 7-1 victory. This puts the Germans into the World Cup final, where they will face the winner of Wednesday's Argentina-Netherlands semifinal. Which them will Germany face? Can anyone stop Die Mannschaft?

Which World Cup final do you want to see?

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Josh Gordon arrested for DWI

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was arrested on a DWI charge over the weekend, adding to his long list of off-field issues that have plagued him since college. Some are calling for the Browns to release Gordon, while others are arguing that would be a meaningless move as he is likely to be in rehab all season anyway and would be quickly re-signed by another team for the 2015 season.

What should the Browns do? Do you come at the topic with experience dealing with individuals suffering from substance abuse issues?

Should the Browns cut Josh Gordon following his DWI arrest?

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  • If Josh Gordon spends the 2014 season in rehab and says he is clean for 2015, would you want him on your team?

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  • Have you ever had a relative or close friend who was addicted to drugs or alcohol?

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