Power Rankings: Heavyweight

Updated: April 30, 2013, 8:10 AM ET
Tuesday, April 30
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What to do with Daniel Cormier? That would be a lively heavyweight discussion thread because the Olympic wrestler is unbeaten at heavyweight yet is being directed to shed 30 pounds and make the light heavyweight limit. It's hard to say for sure whether that's a positive for Cormier. His speed advantage at heavyweight would be greatly diminished, plus the perils of a weight cut would be at the forefront. But something's got to give, because Cormier is too competitive to be satisfied with anything less than everything he can to earn a title bout. At the other end of the list is Roy Nelson, who solidified his place among the top 10 by leveling Cheick Kongo at UFC 159. Nelson's name has been bandied about as a possible foe for Cormier. Now wouldn't that be fun?