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Marvin Vettori. Jack Hermansson. Derek Brunson. Kelvin Gastelum. Uriah Hall. Chris Weidman. Edmen Shahbazyan. Omari Akhmedov. Brad Tavares.
Ian Heinisch. Kevin Holland. Light Heavyweight Jan Blachowicz. Glover Teixeira. Thiago Santos. Dominick Reyes. Aleksandar Rakic.
Jiri Prochazka. Anthony Smith. Volkan Oezdemir. Nikita Krylov. Johnny Walker. Misha Cirkunov. Magomed Ankalaev. Ryan Spann.
Jim Crute. Paul Craig. Jamahal Hill. Heavyweight Stipe Miocic. Curtis Blaydes. Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
Derrick Lewis. Alistair Overeem. Alexander Volkov. Junior Dos Santos. Shamil Abdurakhimov. Augusto Sakai.
Aleksei Oleinik. Walt Harris. Sergei Pavlovich. Blagoy Ivanov. Ciryl Gane. Andrei Arlovski. Valentina Shevchenko. Weili Zhang.
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Joined: Jul 8, Messages: 9, Likes Received: 2, I understand ranking him above Johnson due to his dominating win over him, but do you think Jury should be ranked ahead of Lauzon, Tibau, Barboza, Masvidal, and Pearson as well?
The way I see it is Johnson leapfrogged a bunch of guys because of his win over Lauzon, who was clearly Top 15 at the time, thanks to finish wins over Varner and Guillard.
I could definitely see the argument that Johnson should be lower in the rankings, but then I would have to drop Lauzon as well, who has recent finish victories over Varner and Guillard.
Jury is a top notch talent, but ranking him above guys like Tibau, Varner, Barboza, Pearson, etc. The Lauzon win was huge for Johnson and gave him a big push up the ranks.
Meanwhile, Jury has sort of been stuck in neutral. If you want, provide me with your own Top 25 rankings, so I can maybe see how you would be ranking the division.
Thanks for the comment. Totally forgot, since Healy was included in the ufc. Thanks for the save. Khabib Nurmagomedov might be in a better position.
Nurmagomedov is not ranked above the guys you mentioned because he has yet to win consistently against top-level competition.
His most notable win is over Gleison Tibau, but to most people who watched and scored that fight, it was a very controversial decision. His record is remarkable, and I believe he has a very bright future in the sport.
Khabib has been calling out Nate Diaz, and that is likely the type of fight that could propel him into title contention. I would understand your argument for possibly ranking him above Dos Anjos, but the other guys not so much.
I liked this ranking a lot. Most people dont see dos Anjos so high but he has showed tremendous development on his last fights. Guillard is a little overated.
But everything else looks great. Thank you. Dos Anjos is on a solid winning streak and a lot of the other fringe contenders have suffered recent losses Tibau, Dunham, Guillard, Barboza, Bocek.
I think dos Anjos could surprise, his loss to Guida was due to injury, and that fight was going to be a close decision. When Guillard finished Dunham, he was on the verge of a title shot.
People forget that Dunham was scheduled to face Kenny Florian in what may have been a 1 contender fight for the LW division.
All the fighters ranked below him have lost to lesser fighters in recent years. I do think Guillard is overrated, but the guys below him have never beaten a top guy.
I was sleeping on Grant going into his fight with Dunham. Many people forget that he nearly knocked off Johny Hendricks at WW. Grant can do some damage at LW, and definitely can give guys like Guida, Lauzon, or Guillard a run for their money.
Nurmagomedov should be ranked ahead of Tibau,who could be ranked higher here. The lightweight division from is a complete mess.
Nurmagomedov beat Tibau in a very debatable decision. That knockout definitely had him on the verge of title contention. Considering the recent losses by Tibau, Stephens, and Sotiropoulos, he is still hanging around between I am hoping the lightweight scene sorts itself out soon.
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UFC takeaways: Vettori arrives among the middleweight elite; debating slams. McGregor agrees to January fight The defending champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is a highly technical fighter, combining Soviet sambo with judo and other wrestling techniques to wear down opponents.
The body shapes of lightweight fighters allow for this range of fighting options, with power and technique roughly of equal importance.
In the case of Nurmagomedov, who is unbeaten in the UFC, the longer his fights go on the more likely he is to emerge victorious, due to his awkward and technically superior wrestling.
On the other side, if he were to lose a match it would likely be due to taking an early punch by a hard hitter, rather than being out-wrestled.
Another good lesson we can see from the history of the lightweight division is to pay close attention to athletes moving weight categories.
Conor McGregor dominated the flyweight class due in large part to the power of his punches, especially his left hand.
There was a lot of value to found for anyone betting against the public on that occasion. Featherweight has been a popular category in the UFC.
Not only is it the original home of probably the biggest international superstar UFC ever produced in Conor McGregor, but it also holds the most dominant current female champion in Amanda Nunes.
Although the most recognizable name to emerge from the featherweight division is undoubtedly the Conor McGregor, the division was in fact dominated for years by one of his opponents, and one of the best pound for pound fighters ever to fight in UFC.
Of his seven defenses, Aldo won by unanimous decision five times, underlining his technical superiority over every other fighter in the division.
However, a month before the fight Aldo was forced to withdraw due to a rib injury. With a hastily re-shuffled schedule, McGregor instead fought Chad Mendes for the interim featherweight title.
Conor McGregor had been steadily making a name for himself as one of the hardest punchers in the game. Of his 6 UFC wins at that point, only one had gone the distance.
As the second round wore on, however, Mendes was visibly breathing a lot more heavily. With mere seconds left in the round, McGregor connected with a jab combination, and continued to connect with Mendes on the ground, causing the referee to stop the match.
That result catapulted McGregor even further towards stardom and, thanks in no small part to his trash talking and promotional skills, the unification fight with Aldo became even more hotly anticipated.
McGregor spent much of the build-up to the fight taunting Aldo, which many people suggested laid the groundwork for what finally transpired at UFC Clearly disorientated, Aldo sustained two more hammer blows on the ground before the referee called the fight.
McGregor had been by far the biggest draw in the featherweight division for a number of years, so when he decided to move up the weight classes after he became featherweight champion, he brought a lot of the media attention with him.
He remained featherweight champion for two years, without actually defending his title. He won the fight with a unanimous decision using a combination of low kicks and out striking his opponent.
In a controversial fight, in which de Randamie threw some punches after the bell which hurt Holm, de Randamie was declared the winner by unanimous decision.
Instead, Cyborg faced Tonya Evinger for the vacant title, knocking her out in the third round. Cyborg defended her title twice in the following year, first defeating Holly Holm by unanimous decision and then knocking out Yana Kunitskaya.
At UFC , Cybord defended her title against Amanda Nunes, who was moving up from bantamweight to challenge for the belt. In an extremely dominant display of powerful punching, Nunes knocked Cyborg out in 51 seconds, becoming the first woman to hold titles at two different weight classes simultaneously.
Featherweight fighters are light enough to have good agility and the ability to move for multiple rounds, while also heavy enough to regularly stop fights with punching power.
The men that have dominated the division, while being proficient wrestlers, are all chiefly known for their powerful striking ability: McGregor, Aldo, Holloway.
The same is true of the women, with Amanda Nunes winning her recent title through sheer punching power. While fights can go the distance, early stoppages are common.
When sheer power is at play, the potential for upsets is also higher since an underdog fighter may only need to land one punch to end a fight.
Another lesson that we can learn from the history of the featherweight division is the importance of recognizing when a fighter has passed their peak, or age is catching up with them.
UFC fighters are streaky, and once their momentum is halted and the aura of invincibility disappears it can be hard to recover. Cruz emerged victorious via unanimous decision, and successfully defended his title the following year against Urijah Faber.
However, a series of injuries hampered Cruz as he had to continually delay various title defenses.
Eventually, he was forced to vacate the bantamweight title in , and Renan Barao was promoted from interim to undisputed champion.
Although he successfully defended his unified title against Faber at UFC , a few months later he was beaten by T.
Dillashaw at UFC Dillashaw was a big underdog going into the fight, and it remains one of the great upsets in UFC history.
An immediate rematch was on the cards, until Barao had health issues related to his weight cut, and had to withdraw. Dillashaw instead successfully defended his belt against Joe Soto.
The re-match with Barao eventually occurred in June , and once again Dillashaw dispatched with his opponent via TKO. Dominick Cruz had finally overcome his series of injuries to make his return, four years after his last title fight.
In an epic five-round encounter Cruz narrowly regained his title on a split decision. Garbrandt was unable to hold the title for too long, after he was knocked out by Dillashaw at UFC After successfully defending his title in a rematch, and an unsuccessful shot at the flyweight title against Henry Cejudo, Dillashaw was banned in for failing a drug test, leaving the bantamweight title open.
Rousey was the first female athlete UFC ever signed, and was immediately installed as the bantamweight champion on her arrival. Rousey set about consolidating her dominance with a series of breathtaking title defences.
Early in her career she favored using an armbar to force opponents to submit, a habit she carried into her first two title defences.
Later she began to utilize her sheer striking power more, relying on an early blitz to overwhelm her opponent. Indeed, her last three successful title defences were ended at , and respectively.
For the years that Rousey was the bantamweight champion she was not just the most dominant UFC fighter in her division, but one of the most dominant athletes in the world.
Despite an incredibly impressive performance and one of the biggest upsets in UFC history, Holm was unable to defend her title, losing to Miesha Tate in her next fight.
As we start to move to heavier categories, the style of fighting shifts slightly from being predominantly wrestling based to being more mixed.
Speed and agility are still very important, but with slightly higher weight more powerful styles can be effective too.
Fighters with diverse abilities can be extremely successful — for example Ronda Rousey was equally effective with heavy punches as she was with her trademark armbar.
Nevertheless, anyone who was able to look through the hype and identify that the power of Holly Holm would cause Rousey problems in their title fight would have made a lot of money on that bet.
Flyweight is the lowest weight class for men, and the second-lowest class for women.