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…

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)…

Strikeforce: Rockhold vs Kennedy Predictions


One of the most under appreciated big MMA events I have ever seen. We may not see Strikeforce events as much anymore but this one is the real deal in terms of talent, and possible fireworks. Two titles on the line including the return of Marquardt to Zuffa, Gracie’s middleweight debut against Jardine, Larkin and…

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)…

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…

3/26 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 6/5*


MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 1. Frankie Edgar (13-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Gray Maynard #3 2. Gilbert Melendez (19-2, 9-1 Strikeforce) 3. Gray Maynard (10-0-1, 7-0-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar #1 4. Jim Miller (20-2, 9-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Ben Henderson #13 5. Eddie Alvarez (23-2, 6-0 BFC) *Next Fight: Michael Chandler #Unranked 6….

2/27 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 3/9/11


MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 1. Frankie Edgar (13-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Gray Maynard #3 2. Gilbert Melendez (18-2, 8-1 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Tatsuya Kawajiri #14 3. Gray Maynard (10-0-1, 7-0-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar #1 4. Eddie Alvarez (22-2, 5-0 BFC) *Next Fight: Pat Curran #Unranked 5. Jim Miller (19-2, 8-1 UFC) *Next Fight:…

1/11 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25


MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 1. Frankie Edgar (13-1-1, 8-1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Gray Maynard #3 2. Gilbert Melendez (18-2, 8-1 Strikeforce) 3. Gray Maynard (10-0-1, 7-0-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar #1 4. Eddie Alvarez (22-2, 5-0 BFC) 5. Jim Miller (19-2, 8-1 UFC) 6. Shinya Aoki (26-5, 10-3 DREAM) 7. Kenny Florian (13-5, 11-4 UFC)…

11/23 MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25


MMA Lightweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Removed B.J Penn since he will compete in the Welterweight division* 1. Frankie Edgar (13-1, 8-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Gray Maynard (1/1/2011) 2. Gilbert Melendez (18-2, 8-1 Strikeforce) 3. Gray Maynard (10-0, 7-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Frankie Edgar (1/1/2011) 4. Shinya Aoki (26-5, 4-1 DEEP) 5. Eddie Alvarez (22-2, 5-0…