MMA on Tap Top 10 - Sept. 17, 2008


Rashad Evans has risen further up the MMA on Tap light heavyweight rankings after his brutal knockout of Chuck Liddell at UFC 88. Photo property of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Here are the latest MMA on Tap Top 10 fighter rankings. We will be updating these every month or whenever an adjustment is needed, like after a major event for example. The rankings break down into 7 different lists of 10, each of them by division.

If you ever want to compare these with your own or just take a look at the latest update, you can find them under the Top 10 category in our features section. The fighter’s previous ranking is listed in parenthesis after the fighter’s name.

The rankings were tabulated by the MMA on Tap staff. Feel free to chime in with your own lists, thoughts, or suggestions.

Heavyweight

1. Fedor Emelianenko (1)
2. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (2)
3. Randy Couture (3)
4. Andrei Arlovski (4)
5. Fabricio Werdum (5)
6. Josh Barnett (6)
7. Tim Sylvia (7)
8. Gabriel Gonzaga (8)
9. Mirko Cro Cop (9)
10. Aleksander Emelianenko (10)

Light Heavyweight

1. Forrest Griffin (1)
2. Quinton Jackson (2)
3. Mauricio Rua (3)
4. Wanderlei Silva (5)
5. Lyoto Machida (6)
6. Rashad Evans (9)
7. Chuck Liddell (4)
8. Keith Jardine (7)
9. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (8)
10. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (10)

Middleweight

1. Anderson Silva (1)
2. Paulo Filho (2)
3. Dan Henderson (3)
4. Rich Franklin (4)
5. Matt Lindland (5)
6. Nate Marquardt (6)
7. Robbie Lawler (7)
8. Kazuo Misaki (8)
9. Yoshihiro Akiyama (9)
10. Yushin Okami (10)

Welterweight

1. Georges St. Pierre (1)
2. Jon Fitch (2)
3. Josh Koscheck (3)
4. Jake Shields (4)
5. Diego Sanchez (5)
6. Thiago Alves (6)
7. Matt Hughes (7)
8. Karo Parisyan (8)
9. Matt Serra (9)
10. Carlos Condit (10)

Lightweight

1. B.J. Penn (1)
2. Takanori Gomi (2)
3. Eddie Alvarez (3)
4. Joachim Hansen (4)
5. Sean Sherk (5)
6. Shinya Aoki (6)
7. Tatsuya Kawajiri (7)
8. Josh Thomson (8)
9. Gesias Calvancante (9)
10. Gilbert Melendez (10)

Featherweight

1. Urijah Faber (1)
2. Akitoshi Tamura (2)
3. Mike Thomas Brown (3)
4. Hiroyuki Takaya (4)
5. Jens Pulver (5)
6. Hatsu Hioki (6)
7. Takeshi Inoue (7)
8. Jeff Curran (9)
9. Masakazu Imanari (10)
10. Wagnney Fabiano (NR)

Bantamweight

1. Masakatsu Ueda (1)
2. Atushi Yamamoto (3)
3. Miguel Torres (4)
4. Koetsu Okazaki (2)
5. Takaya Mizugaki (5)
6. Brian Bowles (8)
7. Yoshiro Maeda (7)
8. Marcos Galvao (9)
9. Will Ribeiro (10)
10. Chase Beebe (NR)

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