We have some UFC rankings updates to pass along after this past weekend’s UFC 234 pay-per-view (PPV) event. Check out the changes here:
Pound for Pound: No changes.
Women’s Strawweight: No changes.
Women’s Flyweight: Montana De La Rosa had a dominant showing against Nadia Kassem in Melbourne. Her second-round submission victory earned her the #11 spot, moving up three positions. (#14) Andrea Lee and (#15) Paige VanZant all dropped down one spot. (#13) Mara Romero Borella dropped down two spots.
Women’s Bantamweight: No changes.
Flyweight: Kai Kara-France’s victory over Raulian Paiva has found him inside the top 15. Kara-France is now ranked #14. (#5) Wilson Reis shot up two spots; and (#7) Alex Perez, (#8) Tim Elliot, (#9) Rogerio Bontorin, (#10) Magomed Bibulatov, and (#13) TJ Dillashaw all moved up one spot. (#11) Eric Shelton moved up two spots.
Bantamweight: Ricky Simon’s victory over Rani Yahya has moved him into the #14 spot. (#15) Peter Yan has dropped one spot as a result.
Featherweight: No changes.
Lightweight: No changes.
Welterweight: No changes.
Middleweight: Isreal Adesanya defeated former middleweight king Anderson Silva via unanimous decision. “Stylebender” now overtakes the #5 spot from (#6) Chris Weidman, who has now been knocked out of the top five.
Light Heavyweight: No changes.
Heavyweight: No changes.
What do you think about Adesanya cracking the top five at middleweight?