Nate Diaz has been removed from the official UFC rankings, presumably due to absence. Diaz, who was formerly ranked in the UFC’s top-fifteen lightweight rankings, hasn’t fought since his blockbuster rematch with Conor McGregor at UFC 202.
UFC Middleweight Rankings Rank Fighter UFC 1 Israel Adesanya 10-1 2 Robert Whittaker 14-3 3 Jared Cannonier 7-5 4 Paulo Henrique Costa 5-1
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