MMA Rankings

MMA Freak April 2015 Rankings

Due to time constraints, the remaining rankings for this month will be updated in this article. Due to inactivity and suspension the following fighters are ineligible for the pound for pound ranking: Jon Jones, Cain Velasquez, Michael McDonald, TJ Grant, Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, Rashad Evans and Josh Barnett. Top 10 P4P Rankings (3/27/15) 1) Demetrious Johnson (3) 2) Jose Aldo (2) 3) Ronda Rousey (5) 4) Chris Weidman (4) 5) T.J. Dillashaw

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings: April 2015

Please note the rankings are voted on by a panel of writers and the previous ranks (4/1/15) are in parenthesis: Featherweights 1) Cris “Cyborg” Justino (1) – Invicta FC Champion – Defends her title on July 10th against Faith Van Duin. 2) Marloes “Rumina” Coenen (2) 3) Julia “The Jewel” Budd (3) 4) Faith “The Immortal” Van Duin (4) – Following a successful fight at Invicta FC 12, challenges Cyborg. 5)

Top 10 MMA welterweights: April 2015

Due to inactivity, Carlos Condit’s ineligible for rankings. Also previous rankings (2/13/15) listed in parenthesis: 1) Robbie Lawler (1) Robbie Lawler is set to face Rory MacDonald in a rematch of their UFC 167 match at UFC 189 on July 11th. Their first meeting was not only a Fight of the Night but also fight of the year candidate as well. 2) Johny Hendricks (2) Following a successful rebound match against Matt Brown, Johny Hendricks is rumored

Top 10 MMA flyweights: April 2015

Due to suspension, Ali Bagautinov is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings (1/24/15) in parenthesis: 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson is set to defend his title this Saturday, April 25th at UFC 186 against Kyoji Horiguchi. Johnson’s dominance in the division shows how great of a fighter he really is in the UFC. 2) Joseph Benavidez (2) After a successful fight in November against Dustin Ortiz, Joseph Benavidez will fight John Moraga at UFC 187. The Memorial

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings: March 2015

Please note the rankings are voted on by a panel of writers and the previous ranks (2/26/15) are in parenthesis: Featherweights 1) Cris “Cyborg” Justino (N/A) – Invicta FC Champion – Will next defend her title on July 10th against TBD. 2) Marloes “Rumina” Coenen (1) 3) Julia “The Jewel” Budd (2) 4) Faith “The Immortal” Van Duin (3) – Fights Amanda Bell at Invicta FC 12 for a possible title shot. 5) Annalisa

Top 10 Women’s P4P rankings: March 2015

Note the rankings are voted on by a panel of writers. Also note the previous rankings (2/26/15) are in parenthesis: 1) Ronda Rousey (1) Ronda Rousey will be defending her title on August 1st against Bethe Correia at UFC 190 taking place in Brazil. Her recent appearance in the WWE didn’t exactly hurt her overall popularity and opened a possible future avenue. 2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (N/A) After her successful defense against Charmain Tweet,

Top 10 MMA lightweights: March 2015

Note due to inactivity, TJ Grant is ineligible for the rankings. Also note previous rankings (1/29/15) in parenthesis: 1) Rafael dos Anjos (5) Rafael dos Anjos pulled probably upset of the year when he handled Anthony Pettis from the first bell to last. He is now waiting to face the winner of Donald Cerrone versus Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 2) Anthony Pettis (1) Following a rather lopsided loss, Anthony Pettis will have to reassess his fighting strategy in order to rebound.

Top 10 P4P MMA fighters: March 2015

Due to inactivity, Cain Velasquez is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings (2/6/15) are in parenthesis: 1) Jon Jones (1) Jon Jones will be defending his title against Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 on May 23rd on Memorial Day Weekend. Johnson maybe Jones greatest challenge to date considering his dismantling of Alexander Gustafsson. 2) Jose Aldo (2) There is already some tension between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor leading up to their UFC 189 battle. McGregor might be Aldo’s

Top 10 MMA light heavyweights: March 2015

Due to inactivity, Rashad Evans is ineligible for the rankings. Previous rankings (2/22/15) are in parenthesis: 1) Jon Jones (1) Jon Jones will be defending his title against Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 on Memorial Day weekend. Jones has faced some challenging opponents in the past, however Johnson is a completely different animal right now. 2) Anthony Johnson (2) Following a dominant performance, Anthony Johnson will be facing Jon Jones on May 23rd at UFC 187. Johnson has been

Top 10 MMA middleweights: March 2015

Due to suspension and inactivity Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort are ineligible. 1/4/15 rankings in parenthesis: 1) Chris Weidman (1) After another delay due to injury, Chris Weidman will finally defend his title against Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 this May 23rd on Memorial day weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. 2) Lyoto Machida (2) Lyoto Machida will be continuing his momentum after his C.B. Dollaway win by fighting Luke Rockhold.   3) Luke Rockhold