ESPN pound-for-pound rankings: Holloway can't rise past Cormier, Khabib

Max Holloway put on an uplifting performance Dec. 8, but the logjam above him prevents him from rising from No. 3. Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

Which MMA fighter is the best, regardless of weight division or fight promotion?

ESPN's Brett Okamoto, Ariel Helwani and Jeff Wagenheim provide their picks, and their votes produce our consensus list.

You can find Okamoto's division-by-division rankings here.

Note: Rankings were updated Dec. 12.

Other fighters receiving votes: Conor McGregor and Yoel Romero.

Other fighter receiving a vote: Julia Budd.