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UFC rankings: Former champ Charles Oliveira inches up pound-for-pound list

Check out the new look of the UFC's official pound-for-pound rankings following UFC 274.

Charles Oliveira (33-8 MMA, 21-8 UFC) may no longer officially be a UFC champion, but that sure hasn't impacted his spot in the promotion's pound-for-pound rankings.

Following a brilliant victory over former interim champ Justin Gaethje (23-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) at this past weekend's UFC 274 event, Oliveira moves up one spot, pushing past heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou, to settle into the No. 4 position on the list, trailing only Kamaru Usman, Alexander Volkanovski and Israel Adesanya on the list of the greatest fighters across the promotion.

Oliveira was stripped of his title after failing to make weight at this past Friday's official weigh-ins, but UFC president Dana White has promised he will be considered the division's No. 1 contender and will fight again for the title in his next appearance. "Do Bronx" remains No. 1 in the official 155-pound list, as well.

The latest official pound-for-pound rankings are listed below. Check out the full updated rankings at

UFC pound-for-pound rankings:

  1. Kamaru Usman
  2. Alexander Volkanovski
  3. Israel Adesanya
  4. Charles Oliveira +1
  5. Francis Ngannou -1
  6. Max Holloway
  7. Dustin Poirier
  8. Glover Teixeira
  9. Jon Jones
  10. Aljamain Sterling +1
  11. Deiveson Figueiredo
  12. Stipe Miocic
  13. Petr Yan
  14. Robert Whittaker +1
  15. Brandon Moreno -1