Monday, March 5, 2012

Full Updated Rankings

Instead of releasing the rankings in installments I decided it would be easier to release the divisions all at once.  That way in my preview articles I can make note when a top 10 guy is fighting.

Next up for the champ is #2 Alistair Overeem May 26th


1. Junior Dos Santos
2. Alistair Overeem
3. Cain Velasquez
4. Frank Mir
5. Fabrico Werdum
6. Josh Barnett
7. Shane Carwin
8. Daniel Cormier
9. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 
10. Brendan Schaub

Just Outside: Stefan Struve, Mark Hunt, Travis Browne

Light Heavyweight
1. Jon Jones
2. Rashad Evans
3. Dan Henderson
4. Maurico "Shogun" Rua
5. Lyota Machida
6. Phil Davis
7. Ryan Bader
8. Alexander Gustaffson
9. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
10. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson

Just Outside: Gegard Mousasi, Forrest Griffin, Rafael Cavalcante

The rematch everyone has been waiting for
takes place June 16th in Brazil
1. Anderson Silva
2. Chael Sonnen
3. Michael Bisping
4. Yushin Okami
5. Mark Munoz
6. Vitor Belfort
7. Hector Lombard
8. Brian Stann 
9.  Luke Rockhold
10. Rousimar Palhares

Just Outside: Chris Weidman, Nate Marquardt, Alan Belcher

1. Georges St. Pierre
2. Carlos Condit
3. Nick Diaz
4. Jake Ellenberger
5. Josh Koscheck 
6. Johny Hendricks
7. Martin Kampmann
8. Jon Fitch
9. Jake Shields
10. Ben Askren

Just Outside: Rory McDonald, Diego Sanchez

The new champ is all smiles while he waits his next opponent.

1. Ben Henderson
2. Frankie Edgar
3. Gilbert Melendez
4. Gray Maynard
5.  Anthony Pettis
6. Jim Miller
7. Shinya Aoki
8. Clay Guida
9. Nate Diaz 
10. Michael Chandler

Just Outside: Eddie Alvarez, Donald Cerrone


1. Jose Aldo
2. Hatsu Hioki
3. Chad Mendes
4. Dustin Poirier
5. Kenny Florian
6. Pat Curran
7. Erik Koch
8. Tatsuya Kawajiri
9. Patricio Freire
10. Diego Nunes

Just Outside: Marlon Sandro, Iuri Alcantara

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