Originally Posted by Det_Kimble
Machida was still ranked #1 after getting his ass beat by Shogun, so no.
AFAIK, the only time a champ was not #1 was in 2007, when Shogun was ranked #1 above Hendo and Rampage.
Didn't that happen in 2005 as well when Shogun won the MWGP?
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