Pound-for-pound rankings: Two notable moves up, and neither is by new double champ

Tony Ferguson made a move in the men's rankings after busting up Donald Cerrone in their June 8 battle. Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

Which MMA fighter is the best, regardless of weight division or fight promotion?

ESPN's Brett Okamoto, Marc Raimondi, Ariel Helwani and Jeff Wagenheim provide their top-10 picks, and their votes produce our consensus men's and women's pound-for-pound lists.

(You can find Okamoto's division-by-division rankings here.)

Note: Rankings were updated June 11.

Men's pound-for-pound rankings

1. Jon Jones

Record: 24-1, 1 NC
Weight class: Light heavyweight
Last: W (UD) Anthony Smith, March 2
Next: July 6 vs. Thiago Santos

2. Daniel Cormier

Record: 22-1, 1 NC
Weight class: Heavyweight
Last: W (SUB2) Derrick Lewis, Nov. 3
Next: Aug. 17 vs. Stipe Miocic

3. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Record: 27-0
Weight class: Lightweight
Last: W (SUB4) Conor McGregor, Oct. 6
Next: Sept. 7 vs. Dustin Poirier

4. Henry Cejudo

Record: 15-2
Weight class: Flyweight/bantamweight
Last: W (TKO3) Marlon Moraes, June 8
Next: TBD

5. Tony Ferguson

Record: 25-3
Weight class: Lightweight
Last: W (TKO2) Donald Cerrone, June 8
Next: TBD

6. Demetrious Johnson

Record: 28-3-1
Weight class: Flyweight
Last: W (SUB2) Yuya Wakamatsu, March 31
Next: TBD

T-7. Robert Whittaker

Record: 20-4
Weight class: Middleweight
Last: W (SD) Yoel Romero, June 9
Next: TBD

T-7. Kamaru Usman

Record: 15-1
Weight class: Welterweight
Last: W (UD) Tyron Woodley, March 2
Next: TBD

T-9. Dustin Poirier

Record: 25-5
Weight class: Lightweight
Last: W (UD) Max Holloway, April 13
Next: Sept. 7 vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

T-9. Max Holloway

Record: 20-4
Weight class: Featherweight
Last: L (UD) Dustin Poirier, April 13
Next: TBD

Other fighters receiving a vote: Yoel Romero and Israel Adesanya.

How our writers voted

Brett Okamoto
1. Jon Jones
2. Daniel Cormier
3. Khabib Nurmagomedov
4. Henry Cejudo
5. Tony Ferguson
6. Demetrious Johnson
7. Robert Whittaker
8. Kamaru Usman
9. Max Holloway
10. Yoel Romero

Marc Raimondi
1. Jon Jones
2. Daniel Cormier
3. Khabib Nurmagomedov
4. Henry Cejudo
5. Tony Ferguson
6. Demetrious Johnson
7. Robert Whittaker
8. Kamaru Usman
9. Dustin Poirier
10. Max Holloway

Ariel Helwani
1. Jon Jones
2. Daniel Cormier
3. Khabib Nurmagomedov
4. Henry Cejudo
5. Tony Ferguson
6. Kamaru Usman
7. Robert Whittaker
8. Dustin Poirier
9. Max Holloway
10. Israel Adesanya

Jeff Wagenheim
1. Jon Jones
2. Daniel Cormier
3. Khabib Nurmagomedov
4. Henry Cejudo
5. Demetrious Johnson
6. Dustin Poirier
7. Max Holloway
8. Tony Ferguson
9. Kamaru Usman
10. Robert Whittaker

Women's pound-for-pound rankings

1. Amanda Nunes

Record: 17-4
Weight class: Bantamweight/featherweight
Last: W (TKO1) Cris Cyborg, Dec. 29
Next: July 6 vs. Holly Holm

T-2. Cris Cyborg

Record: 20-2, 1 NC
Weight class: Featherweight
Last: L (TKO1) Amanda Nunes, Dec. 29
Next: TBD

T-2. Valentina Shevchenko

Record: 17-3
Weight class: Flyweight
Last: W (KO2) Jessica Eye, June 8
Next: TBD

4. Jessica Andrade

Record: 20-6
Weight class: Strawweight
Last: W (TKO2) Rose Namajunas, May 11
Next: TBD

5. Rose Namajunas

Record: 9-4
Weight class: Strawweight
Last: L (TKO2) Jessica Andrade, May 11
Next: TBD

6. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Record: 15-3
Weight class: Flyweight
Last: L (UD) Valentina Shevchenko, Dec. 8
Next: TBD

7. Tatiana Suarez

Record: 8-0
Weight class: Strawweight
Last: W (UD) Nina Ansaroff, June 8
Next: TBD

8. Holly Holm

Record: 12-4
Weight class: Bantamweight
Last: W (UD) Megan Anderson, June 9
Next: July 6 vs. Amanda Nunes

9. Germaine de Randamie

Record: 8-3
Weight class: Bantamweight
Last: W (UD) Raquel Pennington, Nov. 10
Next: July 13 vs. Aspen Ladd

10. Ketlen Vieira

Record: 10-0
Weight class: Bantamweight
Last: W (SD) Cat Zingano, March 3
Next: TBD

Other fighters receiving a vote: Julia Budd and Ayaka Hamasaki.

How our writers voted

Brett Okamoto
1. Amanda Nunes
2. Valentina Shevchenko
3. Cris Cyborg
4. Jessica Andrade
5. Rose Namajunas
6. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
7. Tatiana Suarez
8. Holly Holm
9. Ketlen Vieira
10. Germaine de Randamie

Marc Raimondi
1. Amanda Nunes
2. Cris Cyborg
3. Valentina Shevchenko
4. Jessica Andrade
5. Rose Namajunas
6. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
7. Holly Holm
8. Tatiana Suarez
9. Ayaka Hamasaki
10. Germaine de Randamie

Ariel Helwani
1. Amanda Nunes
2. Valentina Shevchenko
3. Cris Cyborg
4. Jessica Andrade
5. Rose Namajunas
6. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
7. Holly Holm
8. Tatiana Suarez
9. Germaine de Randamie
10. Julia Budd

Jeff Wagenheim
1. Amanda Nunes
2. Cris Cyborg
3. Valentina Shevchenko
4. Jessica Andrade
5. Rose Namajunas
6. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
7. Tatiana Suarez
8. Ketlen Vieira
9. Germaine de Randamie
10. Holly Holm