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Dominick Cruz hasn't entered the octagon since October of 2011, which means his top spot in the division is up for grabs. Our experts have Renan Barao as MMA's top bantamweight, but is he your pick? What about Tyson Nam, who's entered the top 10 after winning his first two professional fights? Click our photos below to set your rankings!

MMA bantamweight fighters

Raphael Assuncao

Raphael Assuncao

Record: 19-4-0

Renan Barao

Renan Barao

Record: 30-1-0

Eduardo Dantas

Eduardo Dantas

Record: 15-3-0

TJ Dillashaw

TJ Dillashaw

Record: 8-1-0

Mike Easton

Mike Easton

Record: 13-2-0

Urijah Faber

Urijah Faber

Record: 27-6-0

Bibiano Fernandes

Bibiano Fernandes

Record: 13-3-0

Marcos Galvao

Marcos Galvao

Record: 13-6-1

Scott Jorgensen

Scott Jorgensen

Record: 14-6-0

Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald

Record: 15-2-0

Tyson Nam

Tyson Nam

Record: 2-0-0

Erik Perez

Erik Perez

Record: 13-4-0

Brad Pickett

Brad Pickett

Record: 22-7-0

Eddie Wineland

Eddie Wineland

Record: 20-8-1

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How will the Paulo Thiago/Siyar Bahadurzada matchup be decided?

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How will the Dennis Siver/Diego Nunes matchup be decided?

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Page vs. Pickett

Brad Pickett and Damacio Page will be fighting to reverse bad trends -- Pickett lost his last match to Renan Barao, while Page is on a two-match losing streak.

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How will the Damacio Page/Brad Pickett matchup be decided?

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