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UFC rankings update: Khabib Nurmagomedov bursts onto pound-for-pound list

Now that UFC 219 is in the rear-view mirror the UFC has updated its official rankings to reflect the results of the card

The most notable changes to the UFC rankings occured on the pound-for-pound list, where Khabib Nurmagomedov made his long-awaited debut, a distinction he earned by pounding Edson Barboza into…

The welterweight rankings also experienced a significant shakeup as Neil Magny has rocketed up four spots, while his foe, former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, has drifted outside the top-10 for the first time in forever. UFC 219 winner Carla Esparza, who defeated red-hot contender Cynthia Calvillo, also took a rocket-fuelled trip up the rankings, jumping up three spots.

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