Ranking the Top 5 Wrestlers in Each MMA Weight Division

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Ranking the Top 5 Wrestlers in Each MMA Weight Division
Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

If you ask many fans of MMA what the most dominant style of fighting is today, most people would say wrestling. In fact, most of the best fighters in the world have some sort of wrestling credentials in their background or use their wrestling to gain wins in the cage.

Sure, Brazilian jiu-jitsu revolutionized the sport, but wrestling brought things to a different level. Of course, you need striking and well-rounded ability to be a good fighter, but a strong wrestling base and ability to take fights down are vital.

Let's take a look at the top five wrestlers in MMA today in each division. These rankings do not need to be based on who is best in terms of amateur credentials but who uses their wrestling the best in an MMA fight.

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