1/14 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 4/21*


1. Ben Henderson (19-2, 7-0 UFC) 2. Gilbert Melendez (20-3, 0-1 UFC) 3. Anthony Pettis (16-2, 3-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Jose Aldo @ FW 4. Gray Maynard (11-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: T.J. Grant #12 5. Josh Thomson (20-5, 3-1 UFC)  6. Nate Diaz (16-9, 11-7 UFC)  7. Jim Miller (22-4, 11-3 UFC) *Next Fight: Pat Healy #23…

11/18 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 12/30*


1. Ben Henderson (18-2, 6-0 UFC)  2. Frankie Edgar (14-3-1, 9-3-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Jose Aldo @ FW 3. Gilbert Melendez (20-2, 11-1 Strikeforce)  4. Gray Maynard (11-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC)  5. Anthony Pettis (15-2, 2-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Donald Cerrone #8 6. Nate Diaz (16-8, 11-6 UFC)  7. Jim Miller (22-4, 11-3 UFC) 8. Donald Cerrone (19-4, 6-1…

UFC 153 Aftermath: Matches to Make


Anderson Silva vs George St. Pierre This fight needs to happen, but I’m not completely sure it will just right now. I’m hopeful and wishful that with all the talk about it that it will happen soon though. The middleweight division is more up in the air right now than the welterweight division so that…

8/12 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 10/14*


1. Ben Henderson (17-2, 5-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Nate Diaz #5 2. Frankie Edgar (14-3-1, 9-3-1 UFC)  3. Gilbert Melendez (20-2, 11-1 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Pat Healy #26 4. Gray Maynard (11-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Joe Lauzon #13 5. Nate Diaz (16-7, 11-5 UFC) *Next Fight: Ben Henderson #1 6. Anthony Pettis (15-2, 2-1 UFC)…

UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen II Predictions


  Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen This fight is going to be a WAR, I think that Anderson Silva is going to be a killer this time around because he has completely went Diaz the last few days. I’ve never seen Silva like this before, and although Sonnen might be his kryptonite, I think that…

5/27 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 8/4*


1. Ben Henderson (16-2, 4-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar #2 2. Frankie Edgar (14-2-1, 9-2-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Ben Henderson #1 3. Gilbert Melendez (20-2, 11-1 Strikeforce)  4. Gray Maynard (11-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC) 5. Nate Diaz (16-7, 11-5 UFC) 6. Jim Miller (21-4, 10-3 UFC)  7. Anthony Pettis (15-2, 2-1 UFC) 8. Michael Chandler (10-0, 7-0 BFC) *Next…

1/29 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 5/20*


1. Ben Henderson (16-2, 4-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar #2 2. Frankie Edgar (14-2-1, 9-2-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Ben Henderson #1 3. Gilbert Melendez (20-2, 11-1 Strikeforce)  4. Gray Maynard (10-1-1, 7-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Clay Guida #11 5. Nate Diaz (16-7, 11-5 UFC) 6. Jim Miller (21-4, 10-3 UFC)  7. Anthony Pettis (15-2, 2-1 UFC)…

MMA Rankings Shake Up: 11/20/11


UFC 139: Henderson vs Rua & Bellator 58 MMA Shake Ups: *Light Heavyweight Bout* – Dan Henderson wins in a thriller, and absolute war. Henderson moves up to #3, and Shogun respectively drops down to #4. It was the Fight of the Year, maybe ever. *Middleweight Bout* – Wanderlei Silva wins in a rather questionable stoppage but…

UFC 139 Results: Henderson bests Rua in what could be Fight of the Year


Main Card: Dan Henderson def. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) Wanderlei Silva def. Cung Le by knockout (strikes) Round 2 (4:49) Urijah Faber def. Brian Bowles by submission (guillotine choke) Round 2 (1:27) Martin Kampmann def. Rick Story by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28) Stephan Bonnar def. Kyle Kingsbury by unanimous…

UFC 139: Henderson vs Rua Predictions


Main Card: Dan Henderson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua Prediction: Henderson by TKO Wanderlei Silva vs. Cung Le  Prediction: Le by TKO Urijah Faber vs. Brian Bowles  Prediction: Faber by decision Martin Kampmann vs. Rick Story  Prediction: Kampmann by decision Stephan Bonnar vs. Kyle Kingsbury Prediction: Bonnar by decision Preliminary Card: Ryan Bader vs. Jason Brilz …

8/30 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated: 1/21*


1. Frankie Edgar (14-1-1, 9-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Ben Henderson #4 2. Gilbert Melendez (19-2, 10-1 Strikeforce)  3. Gray Maynard (10-1-1, 7-1-1 UFC)  4. Ben Henderson (15-2, 3-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar #1 5. Shinya Aoki (29-5, 1-1 Strikeforce) 6. Jim Miller (21-3, 10-2 UFC) 7. Michael Chandler (9-0, 6-0 BFC) 8. Eddie Alvarez (23-3, 6-1 BFC) …

8/28 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 10/9*


1. Frankie Edgar (14-1-1, 9-1-1 UFC)  2. Gilbert Melendez (19-2, 9-1 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Jorge Masvidal #25 3. Gray Maynard (10-1-1, 7-1-1 UFC)  4. Shinya Aoki (29-5, 1-1 Strikeforce) 5. Eddie Alvarez (23-2, 6-0 BFC) *Next Fight: Michael Chandler #NR 6. Ben Henderson (14-2, 2-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Clay Guida #9 7. Jim Miller (20-3, 9-2 UFC) 8. Sean Sherk…