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…

UFC 155 Aftermatch: Matches to Make


Cain Velasquez vs Alistair Overeem Pending Alistair Overeem can defeat Antonio Silva in his return at UFC 156, he definitely will be getting the next crack at the belt. The UFC brass as well as Dana White has confirmed this several times, so as fans, we basically know this one. If Silva plays spoiler, I…

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)…

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)…

UFC 141 Results: Overeem TKO’s Lesnar, Earns Title Shot; Lesnar Retires


Main Card: Alistair Overeem def. Brock Lesnar by TKO (strikes) Round 1 (2:26) Nate Diaz def. Donald Cerrone by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Johny Hendricks def. Jon Fitch by knockout (punches) Round 1 (0:12) Alexander Gustafsson def. Vladimir Matyushenko by TKO (punches) Round 1 (2:13) Jim Hettes def. Nam Phan by unanimous decision (30-25,…

UFC 141: Lesnar vs Overeem Predictions


Main Card: Alistair Overeem vs. Brock Lesnar  Prediction: Lesnar by TKO Donald Cerrone vs. Nate Diaz  Prediction: Cerrone by decision Jon Fitch vs. Johny Hendricks  Prediction: Fitch by submission Alexander Gustafsson vs. Vladimir Matyushenko  Prediction: Gustafsson by TKO Nam Phan vs. Jimy Hettes  Prediction: Phan by decision Preliminary Card (Spike TV): Ross Pearson vs. Junior…

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…

UFC 134 Results: Silva remains champ, TKO’s Okami


Main Card: Anderson Silva def Yushin Okami by TKO (strikes) Round 2 (2:04) Mauricio “Shogun” Rua def. Forrest Griffin by TKO (punches) Round 1 (1:53) Edson Barboza def. Ross Pearson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira def. Brendan Schaub by TKO (punches) Round 1 (3:09) Stanislav Nedkov def. Luiz Cane by TKO…