UFC Fight Night 36 was an important event for the middleweight rankings, as four of the top fighters in the UFC were in action. Those fighters were Lyoto Machida, Ronaldo Souza, Gegard Mousasi and Francis Carmont.
Those four men took the top two billings at the event, with the main event being Machida-Mousasi, while the co-main event was Souza-Carmont. When it was all said and done, Machida and Souza walked away winners via decision, boosting their stock in the now-crowded title picture.
Let's take a look at the top 10 middleweights in the UFC in the aftermath of this fight card.