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Latest UFC rankings update: Neil Magny, Mark Hunt enjoy Brisbane-powered bumps

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently updated its official fighter rankings to reflect the results of its UFC Fight Night 85 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Sat. night (March 19, 2016) inside Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Queensland, Australia.

Full results and play-by-play here.

As expected, welterweight phenom Neil Magny improved his position in the 170-pound standings with a second-round beatdown of division bruiser Hector Lombard (replay). Similarly, heavyweight walk-off king Mark Hunt got promoted by planishing former 265-pound champ Frank Mir (video).

That’s not all.

Here’s what the latest ranking field looks like courtesy of UFC.com. Note: (+/- = movement in rankings, *NR = Not previously ranked).

POUND-FOR-POUND
1 Jon Jones
2 Demetrious Johnson
3 Luke Rockhold
4 Fabricio Werdum
5 Dominick Cruz -1
6 Rafael Dos Anjos
7 Robbie Lawler
8 Conor McGregor
9 Daniel Cormier
10 Jose Aldo
11 Chris Weidman
12 Frankie Edgar
13 TJ Dillashaw
14 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
15 Miesha Tate

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

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

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 Brian Ortega
13 Tatsuya Kawajiri
14 Nik Lentz
15 Clay Guida

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

WELTERWEIGHT
Champion: Robbie Lawler
1 Rory MacDonald
2 Stephen Thompson
3 Tyron Woodley
4 Carlos Condit
5 Johny Hendricks
6 Demian Maia
7 Neil Magny +2
8 Matt Brown -1
9 Dong Hyun Kim -1
10 Tarec Saffiedine
11 Rick Story
12 Kelvin Gastelum
13 Albert ….View full article

Source:: mma mania