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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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Demetrious Johnson had one of the best knockouts in flyweight history over Joseph Benavidez in Sacramento and it was enough to move him up a spot to No. 3 in the ESPN MMA pound-for-pound rankings. Jon Jones and Jose Aldo remain Nos. 1 and 2 respectively. 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
19-1-0
P4P ranking: 1

Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo

Featherweight
24-1-0
P4P ranking: 2

Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious Johnson

Flyweight
19-2-1
P4P ranking: 3

Chris Weidman

Chris Weidman

Middleweight
12-0-0
P4P ranking: 4

Renan Barao

Renan Barao

Bantamweight
32-1-0
P4P ranking: 5

Cain Velasquez

Cain Velasquez

Heavyweight
13-1-0
P4P ranking: 6

Anthony Pettis

Anthony Pettis

Lightweight
17-2-0
P4P ranking: 7

Johny Hendricks

Johny Hendricks

Lightweight
16-2-0
P4P ranking: 8

Chad Mendes

Chad Mendes

Featherweight
16-1-0
P4P ranking: 9

Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva

Middleweight
33-6-0
P4P ranking: 10

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Demetrious Johnson had one of the best knockouts in flyweight history over Joseph Benavidez in Sacramento and it was enough to move him up a spot to No. 3 in the ESPN MMA pound-for-pound rankings. Jon Jones and Jose Aldo remain Nos. 1 and 2 respectively. 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
19-1-0
P4P ranking: 1

Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo

Featherweight
24-1-0
P4P ranking: 2

Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious Johnson

Flyweight
19-2-1
P4P ranking: 3

Chris Weidman

Chris Weidman

Middleweight
12-0-0
P4P ranking: 4

Renan Barao

Renan Barao

Bantamweight
32-1-0
P4P ranking: 5

Cain Velasquez

Cain Velasquez

Heavyweight
13-1-0
P4P ranking: 6

Anthony Pettis

Anthony Pettis

Lightweight
17-2-0
P4P ranking: 7

Johny Hendricks

Johny Hendricks

Lightweight
15-2-0
P4P ranking: 8

Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva

Middleweight
33-6-0
P4P ranking: 9

Chad Mendes

Chad Mendes

Featherweight
16-1-0
P4P ranking: 10

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If you don't want to watch the replays -- and trust us, unless you have a strong stomach, you really should stay away -- we'll sum it up for you: Anderson Silva's attempt at kicking Chris Weidman's leg ended in about the worst way possible. Weidman retained his belt, but the real story here is if Silva can make a comeback from his gruesome injury. That kind of injury isn't necessarily a career-ender, but it'd be a difficult thing to recover from even for a young man. Silva looked like he was evenly matched against Weidman before the injury, but at 38, his stellar career might have been on the downswing anyway.

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With a hard left, Chris Weidman went from an up-and-coming fighter to maybe the next big thing in mixed martial arts. Weidman watched as former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva bobbed, weaved and clowned around in the UFC 162 octagon. Then it happened -- the punch that put an end to Silva's undefeated record in UFC matches and dethroned him from atop the Pound-for-Pound rankings. Our experts have Jon Jones atop the new rankings, with Silva fourth and a previously unranked Weidman fifth. Do you agree with the new rankings? Click the photos below to have your say.

Pound-for-pound MMA fighters

Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo

Featherweight
22-1-0
P4P ranking: 3

Renan Barao

Renan Barao

Bantamweight
30-1-0
P4P ranking: 9

Benson Henderson

Benson Henderson

Lightweight
19-2-0
P4P ranking: 6

Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious Johnson

Flyweight
17-2-1
P4P ranking: 8

Jon Jones

Jon Jones

Light Heavyweight
18-1-0
P4P ranking: 1

Gilbert Melendez

Gilbert Melendez

Lightweight
21-3-0
P4P ranking: 10

Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva

Middleweight
33-5-0
P4P ranking: 4

Georges St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre

Welterweight
24-2-0
P4P ranking: 2

Chris Weidman

Chris Weidman

Middleweight
10-0-0
P4P ranking: 5

Cain Velasquez

Cain Velasquez

Heavyweight
12-1-0
P4P ranking: 7

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