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Cat--Smasher
06-15-2011, 02:12 AM
Below are the current MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings:

HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION (over 205 pounds)
1. Cain Velasquez
2. Fabricio Werdum
3. Junior Dos Santos
4. Brock Lesnar
5. Alistair Overeem
6. Antonio Silva
7. Fedor Emelianenko
8. Shane Carwin
9. Frank Mir
10. Sergei Kharitonov

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION (205-pound limit)
1. Jon Jones
2. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
3. Rashad Evans
4. Quinton Jackson
5. Lyoto Machida
6. Forrest Griffin
7. Ryan Bader
8. Dan Henderson
9. Phil Davis
10. Gegard Mousasi

MIDDLEWEIGHT DIVISION (185-pound limit)
1. Anderson Silva
2. Yushin Okami
3. Nathan Marquardt
4. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
5. Michael Bisping
6. Brian Stann
7. Mark Munoz
8. Demian Maia
9. Jorge Santiago
10. Robbie Lawler

WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION (170-pound limit)
1. Georges St-Pierre
2. Jon Fitch
3. Jake Shields
4. Nick Diaz
5. Josh Koscheck
6. Rick Story
7. Thiago Alves
8. Carlos Condit
9. B.J. Penn
10. Paul Daley

LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION (155-pound limit)
1. Gilbert Melendez
2. Frankie Edgar
3. Gray Maynard
4. Shinya Aoki
5. Eddie Alvarez
6. Jim Miller
7. Melvin Guillard
8. Clay Guida
9. Tatsuya Kawajiri
10. Dennis Siver

FEATHERWEIGHT DIVISION (145 pound-limit)
1. Jose Aldo
2. Chad Mendes
3. Manny Gamburyan
4. Hatsu Hioki
5. Mark Hominick
6. Dustin Poirier
7. Erik Koch
8. Kenny Florian
9. Diego Nunes
10. Michihiro Omigawa

BANTAMWEIGHT DIVISION (135 pounds or less)
1. Dominick Cruz
2. Brian Bowles
3. Joseph Benavidez
4. Scott Jorgensen
5. Urijah Faber
6. Demetrious Johnson
7. Brad Pickett
8. Miguel Torres
9. Masakatsu Ueda
10. Michael McDonald
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SimpleJack
06-17-2011, 01:57 PM
I certainly have to disagree with Story being ranked higher than Condit.

Masscore
06-17-2011, 02:10 PM
I do not see how Werdum can be ranked higher then JDS. I know Werdum beat Fedor, but it wasn't all that long ago that JDS put him to sleep. If Werdum beats Overeem (which I think he will) then yes I can an arguement for him over JDS. But right now, nope.

LefthookStcrook
06-17-2011, 03:38 PM
I do not see how Werdum can be ranked higher then JDS. I know Werdum beat Fedor, but it wasn't all that long ago that JDS put him to sleep. If Werdum beats Overeem (which I think he will) then yes I can an arguement for him over JDS. But right now, nope.

Agree'd. Im not trying to use MMA math, but results. And JDS beat Werdum badly. I personally think JDS could/would beat him again but thats all irrelevant. But I think Overeem is going to beat him and bring Werdum down a bit.


If I really wanted to im sure I could find some major flaws, but TBH their pretty good in my books. Ive always considered MMAweeklys one of the best rankings out there.

Masscore
06-17-2011, 04:07 PM
Agree'd. Im not trying to use MMA math, but results. And JDS beat Werdum badly. I personally think JDS could/would beat him again but thats all irrelevant. But I think Overeem is going to beat him and bring Werdum down a bit.


If I really wanted to im sure I could find some major flaws, but TBH their pretty good in my books. Ive always considered MMAweeklys one of the best rankings out there.

I agree with results over MMA Math and for rankings I like to reward guys who beat Top level fighter. Which is why if Werdum beats Overeem, I would rank him number 2. It would be 3 straight wins over Top 10 HWs (Silva, Fedor and then Overeem) and Fedor was ranked number 1 at the time. If Werdum wins the whole tourny and I think he should be considered the favorite right now, it would be easy to argue he is the best HW in the world even with the loss to JDS.

I think a focused Werdum would be trouble for JDS. Not to take anything away from JDS and his victory, but we can all agree Werdum was not at all focused for that fight. In a rematch I would still pick JDS at the moment but would not be at all shocked to see Werdum beat him.