MMA News: September 9th


-Good news for UFC featherweight Connor McGregor.

After hurting himself inside the octagon at UFC Fight Night 26: 'Sonnen vs Shogun' McGregor was unimpressed with his performance, later we found out that he injured his knee.


-It was announced late Sunday that Mark Hunt has found a new dance partner for UFC Fight Night 33 in Brisbane, Australia.


- After Fight Night 28, here are the updated UFC Rankings:

Pound for Pound:
1. Jon Jones
2. Georges St. Pierre
3. Anderson Silva +1
4. Jose Aldo -1
5. Cain Velasquez
6. Demetrious Johnson
7. Renan Barao
8. Anthony Pettis
9. Chris Weidman
10. Benson Henderson

Flyweight:


Champion: Demetrious Johnson
1. Joseph Benavidez
2. John Dodson
3. Ian McCall
4. John Moraga
5. John Lineker +1
6. Jussier Formiga -1
7. Timothy Elliot
8. Chris Cariaso
9. Louis Gaudinot
10. Darren Uyenoyama

Bantamweight:


Champion: Dominick Cruz
1. Renan Barao (Interim Champion)
2. Urijah Faber
3. Michael McDonald
4. Eddie Wineland
5. Raphael Assuncao
6. Brad Pickett
7. Scott Jorgensen
8. Mike Easton
9. TJ Dillashaw
10. Ivan Menjivar

Lightweight:


Champion: Anthony Pettis
1. Benson Henderson
2. Gilbert Melendez
3. TJ Grant
4. Gray Maynard +1
5. Josh Thomson -1
6. Rafael dos Anjos
7. Nate Diaz
8. Jim Miller
9. Donald Cerrone
10. Pat Healy

Welterweight:


Champion: Georges St. Pierre
1. Johny Hendricks
2. Carlos Condit
3. Rory MacDonald
4. Demian Maia
5. Jake Ellenberger
6. Martin Kampmann
7. Nick Diaz
8. Robbie Lawler
9. Tarec Saffiedine +1
10. Matt Brown -1

Middleweight:


Champion: Chris Weidman
1. Anderson Silva
2. Vitor Belfort
3. Ronaldo Souza +2
4. Michael Bisping
5. Mark Munoz +1
6. Yushin Okami -3
7. Costa Philippou
8. Luke Rockhold
9. Chael Sonnen
10. Tim Boetsch

Light heavyweight:


Champion: Jon Jones
1. Alexander Gustafsson
2. Glover Teixeira
3. Phil Davis +1
4. Lyoto Machida -1
5. Rashad Evans
6. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
7. Dan Henderson
8. Gegard Mousasi
9. Chael Sonnen
10. Mauricio Rua

Heavyweight:


Champion: Cain Velasquez
1. Junior Dos Santos
2. Daniel Cormier
3. Fabricio Werdum
4. Antonio Silva
5. Travis Browne
6. Josh Barnett
7. Alistair Overeem
8. Frank Mir
9. Roy Nelson
10. Stipe Miocic

Women's Bantamweight:


Champion: Ronda Rousey
1. Cat Zingano
2. Sarah Kaufman
3. Miesha Tate
4. Sara McMann
5. Liz Carmouche
6. Alexis Davis
7. Amanda Nunes
8. Germaine De Randamie
9. Julie Kedzie
10. Rosi Sexton


Article Added: 2013-09-09



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