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UFC Rankings Report: Demetrious Johnson Now Atop P4P List

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and UFC bantamweight titleholder Dominick Cruz each moved ahead of Jon Jones on the pound-for-pound list in the latest UFC rankings.

Johnson holds the top spot, while Cruz, the last man to defeat “Mighty Mouse,” is second. Jones fell to third overall.

Eddie Alvarez made his debut at No. 8 on the list after claiming the UFC lightweight title with a first round TKO vs. Rafael dos Anjos, who dropped eight spots to No. 13.

Following his return to action with a win over Mark Hunt, Brock Lesnar debuted in the heavyweight Top-10 at eighth. Lesnar had not competed in MMA in several years, and had not earned a win since 2010.

Kelvin Gastelum climbed six spots to No. 6 at welterweight thanks to his recent win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 200.

Former Bellator champion Will Brooks finds himself ranked after his Octagon debut, coming in at No. 12 at lightweight. Matheus Nicolau debuted in the flyweight Top-15 after his win over John Moraga.

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