8/29 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25


MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25

Quick Note: Frankie Edgar beat B.J Penn, Edgar stays at #1, Penn drops to #4, and Gilbert Melendez moves up to #2. Gray Maynard beat Kenny Florian, Maynard moves up to #3, Florian drops to #6, and Shinya Aoki moves up to #5. KJ Noons beat Jorge Gurgel, Noons moves up to #19, Gesias Cavalcante drops to #20, Akihiro Gono drops to #23, and Gurgel remains off the list.

1. Frankie Edgar (13-1, 8-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Gray Maynard

2. Gilbert Melendez (18-2, 8-1 Strikeforce)

3. Gray Maynard (10-0, 7-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar

4. B.J Penn (16-6-1, 11-6-1 UFC)

5. Shinya Aoki (24-5, 8-2 DREAM)

6. Kenny Florian (13-5, 11-4 UFC)

7. Eddie Alvarez (20-2, 4-0 BFC) *Next Fight: Roger Huerta (10/21)

8. Ben Henderson (12-1, 5-0 WEC)

9. Evan Dunham (11-0, 5-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Sean Sherk (9/25)

10. George Sotiropoulos (13-2, 6-0 UFC)

11. Jim Miller (17-2, 6-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Gleison Tibau (9/15)

12. Takanori Gomi (32-6, 1-1 UFC)

13. Sean Sherk (32-4-1, 7-4 UFC) *Next Fight: Evan Dunham (9/25)

14. Tatsuya Kawajiri (26-6-2, 5-2 DREAM) *Next Fight: TBA (9/25)

15. Josh Thomson (17-3, 8-2 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Possibly Gesias Cavalcante

16. Joe Stevenson (31-11, 8-5 UFC)

17. Tyson Griffin (14-4, 7-4 UFC)

18. Clay Guida (27-11, 7-5 UFC)

19. Karl James Noons (10-2, 2-0 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Nick Diaz (10/9) *Welterweight bout

20. Gesias Cavalcante (15-3-1, 1-2 DREAM) *Next Fight: Possibly Josh Thompson

21. Kurt Pellegrino (15-5, 7-4 UFC)

22. Mizuto Hirota (12-4-1, 2-2 WVR)

23. Akihiro Gono (32-16-7, 2-2 WVR)

24. Melvin Guillard (24-8-2, 8-4 UFC) *Next Fight: Jeremy Stephens (9/25)

25.Lyle Beerbohm (14-0, 3-0 Strikeforce)

Honorable Mention

Gleison Tibau (21-6, 7-4 UFC) *Next Fight: Jim Miller (9/15)

Rafael Dos Anjos (14-5, 3-3 UFC)

Antonio Mckee (24-3-2, 1-0 CCS) *Next Fight: Luciano Azevedo (9/10)

Spencer Fisher (23-6, 8-5 UFC) *Next Fight: Curt Warburton (10/16)

Efrain Escudero (13-1, 3-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Charles Oliveria (9/15)

Roger Huerta (21-4-1, 1-1 BFC) *Next Fight: Eddie Alvarez (10/21)

Ross Pearson (11-3, 3-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Cole Miller (9/15)

Kazunori Yokota (11-3-3, 0-1 K-1)

Dennis Siver (16-7, 5-4 UFC) *Next Fight: TBA (11/13)

Satoru Kitaoka (26-10-9, 19-8-8 Pancrase)

Yves Edwards (38-16-1, 1-0 BFC) *Next Fight: John Gunderson (9/15)

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