Power Rankings: Middleweight

Updated: October 7, 2014, 11:26 AM ET
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Rarely, if ever, has there been this much talk in MMA about a "stool." But there is no question the stool in Yoel Romero's corner of his fight against Tim Kennedy gave the performance of its life at UFC 178. It's been rehashed a million times since, so no need to dive back down that hole again. Now, let's see what impact it has on the UFC middleweight division -- a promising group of talent where there was once a graveyard dedicated to Anderson Silva victims. Chris Weidman has plenty of challengers on the horizon.