UFC Rankings Update: Jack Hermansson Enters Top Five

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We have a UFC rankings update to pass along.

Following this past weekend’s (Sat. April 27, 2019) UFC Fort Lauderdale event in Sunrise, Florida, the rankings have shaken up a bit. Glover Teixeira rejoined the top 10 at light heavyweight after defeating Ion Cutelaba in impressive fashion. Cory Sandhagen jumped up to No. 8 at bantamweight following his win over John Lineker.

And in the main event, Jack Hermansson toppled Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at middleweight. Hermansson jumped up to No. 5 with the victory. You can check out the full updated UFC fighter rankings here below:

POUND-FOR-POUND
1 Daniel Cormier
2 Jon Jones
3 Khabib Nurmagomedov
4 Henry Cejudo
5 Max Holloway
6 Amanda Nunes 
7 Kamaru Usman
8 Dustin Poirier
9 Conor McGregor
10 Robert Whittaker
11 Stipe Miocic
12 Tony Ferguson
13 Tyron Woodley
14 Rose Namajunas
15 Cris Cyborg

FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Henry Cejudo
1 Jussier Formiga
2 Joseph Benavidez
3 Alexandre Pantoja
4 Deiveson Figueiredo
5 Wilson Reis
6 Tim Elliott 
7 Rogerio Bontorin 
8 Magomed Bibulatov 
9 Ryan Benoit 
10 Jordan Espinosa 
11 Kai Kara France 
12 Eric Shelton 
13 Alex Perez
14 Raulian Paiva 
15 Matt Schnell

BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: VACANT
1 Marlon Moraes
2 Raphael Assuncao 
3 Aljamain Sterling 
4 Pedro Munhoz 
5 Dominick Cruz 
6 Cody Garbrandt 
7 Jimmie Rivera 
8 Corey Sandhagen
9 Petr Yan 
10 John Lineker -2
11 Cody Stamann -1
12 Rob Font -1
13 John Dodson -1
14 Alejandro Perez -1
15 Thomas Almeida -1

FEATHERWEIGHT
Champion: Max Holloway
1 Jose Aldo
2 Brian Ortega
3 Frankie Edgar
4 Alexander Volkanovski
5 Renato Moicano
6 Zabit Magomedsharipov
7 Jeremy Stephens 
8 Josh Emmett 
9 Mirsad Bektic 
10 Cub Swanson 
11 Ricardo Lamas 
12 Yair Rodriguez 
13 Chan Sung Jung
14 Darren Elkins
15 Calvin Kattar

LIGHTWEIGHT
Champion: Khabib Nurmagomedov
1 Dustin Poirier (Interim Champion)
2 Tony Ferguson
3 Conor McGregor
4 Al Iaquinta
5 Justin Gaethje 
6 Kevin Lee
7 Edson Barboza
8 Donald Cerrone
9 Anthony Pettis
10 Paul Felder
11 Gregor Gillespie
12 Alexander Hernandez
13 James Vick
14 Charles Oliveira
15 Islam Makhachev

WELTERWEIGHT
Champion: Kamaru Usman
1 Tyron Woodley
2 Colby Covington
3 Rafael Dos Anjos
4 Jorge Masvidal
5 Ben Askren
6 Darren Till
7 Stephen Thompson
8 Anthony Pettis
9 Santiago Ponzinibbio
10 Robbie Lawler
11 Leon Edwards
12 Demian Maia
13 Neil Magny 
14 Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
15 Vincente Luque

MIDDLEWEIGHT
Champion: Robert Whittaker
1 Israel Adesanya (Interim Champion)
2 Yoel Romero
3 Luke Rockhold
4 Kelvin Gastelum +1
5 Jack Hermansson +5
6 Ronaldo Souza -2
7 Chris Weidman -1
8 Paulo Costa -1
9 Derek Brunson -1
10 Jared Cannonier -1
11 Brad Tavares
12 Antonio Carlos Junior
13 Elias Theodorou
14 Uriah Hall -1
15 Anderson Silva

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Jon Jones
1 Daniel Cormier
2 Alexander Gustafsson
3 Thiago Santos 
4 Anthony Smith
5 Dominick Reyes
6 Jan Blachowicz
7 Volkan Oezdemir
8 Corey Anderson
9 Ilir Latifi
10 Glover Teixeira +1
11 Jimi Manuwa -1
12 Johnny Walker
13 Mauricio Rua
14 Misha Cirkunov
15 Nikita Krylov

HEAVYWEIGHT
Champion: Daniel Cormier
1 Stipe Miocic
2 Francis Ngannou
3 Junior Dos Santos
4 Curtis Blaydes
5 Derrick Lewis
6 (T) Alexander Volkov
6 (T) Alistair Overeem
8 Cain Velasquez
9 Aleksei Oleinik
10 Shamil Abdurakhimov
11 (T) Justin Willis
11 (T) Tai Tuivasa
13 Marcin Tybura
14 Blagoy Ivanov
15 Augusto Sakai *NR

WOMEN’S STRAWWEIGHT
Champion: Rose Namajunas
1 Jessica Andrade
2 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
3 Tatiana Suarez
4 Nina Ansaroff 
5 Claudia Gadelha
6 Weili Zhang 
7 Michelle Waterson 
8 Tecia Torres
9 Carla Esparza
10 Karolina Kowalkiewicz
11 Cynthia Calvillo
12 Felice Herrig
13 Alexa Grasso
14 Randa Markos
15 Cortney Casey

WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT
Champion: Valentina Shevchenko
1 Jessica Eye
2 Katlyn Chookagian
3 Liz Carmouche
4 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
5 Roxanne Modafferi
6 Joanne Calderwood -1
7 Alexis Davis
8 (T) Lauren Murphy
8 (T) Jennifer Maia
10 Andrea Lee
11 Montana De La Rosa
12 Mara Romero Borella
13 Maycee Barber
14 Paige VanZant
15 Poliana Botelho

WOMEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT
Champion: Amanda Nunes
1 Germaine de Randamie
2 Holly Holm
3 Ketlen Vieira
4 Raquel Pennington
5 Cat Zingano
6 Aspen Ladd
7 Yana Kunitskaya
8 Marion Reneau
9 Sara McMann
10 Irene Aldana
11 Tonya Evinger 
12 Bethe Correia 
13 Lina Lansberg
14 Macy Chiasson 
15 Talita Bernardo

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