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Daniel Cormier takes No. 1 spot in new pound-for-pound MMA rankings

Daniel Cormier now holds the UFC's heavyweight and light heavyweight belts after knocking out Stipe Miocic at UFC 226. Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

Which MMA fighter is the best, regardless of division? ESPN reporters Brett Okamoto, Ariel Helwani and Jeff Wagenheim provide their picks, and the average resulted in our consensus list.

You can read Okamoto's divisional rankings here.

Note: Rankings were updated Aug. 8. Fighters who are currently suspended are not eligible.

ESPN MMA men's pound-for-pound rankings

Others receiving votes: Tony Ferguson (2) and Stipe Miocic (1)

ESPN MMA women's pound-for-pound rankings

Others receiving votes: Julia Budd (1)