Tuesday, January 25, 2022

UFC Rankings Report: Vettori & Dern Both Make Huge Leaps

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC on ABC 2! Check out all the changes below!

Men’s Pound for Pound: No Changes

Women’s Pound for Pound: Mackenzie Dern is now ranked #12 in the P4P rankings after being unranked last week.

Strawweight: Mackenzie Dern skyrockets up to #5 in the rankings after defeating Nina Nunes at UFC on ABC 2 via first-round submission. Nunes drops two spots to #7 after the loss. Claudia Gadelha (#8), Michelle Waterson (#9), Tecia Torres (#10), and Amanda Ribas (#11) each moved down one position

Women’s Flyweight: No Changes

Women’s Bantamweight: No Changes

Women’s Featherweight: N/A

Flyweight: No Changes

Bantamweight: No Changes

Featherweight: After defeating Sodiq Yusuff at UFC on ABC 2, Arnold Allen moves up two spots to #8. Yusuff drops one position to #12. Allen’s bump up causes Dan Ige (#9) and Jeremy Stephens (#10) to fall one spot while Shane Burgos moved up a position to #11.

Lightweight: No Changes

Welterweight: No Changes

Middleweight: Marvin Vettori makes a major leap up three spots to #3 in the division after defeating Kevin Holland at UFC on ABC 2. This has caused Jared Cannonier (#4), Derek Brunson (#5), and Darren Till (#6) to drop one spot each. The only two fighters ranked above Vettori are Robert Whittaker (#1) and Paulo Costa (#2). Kevin Holland fell two spots to #12 after his second straight loss. Meanwhile, Edmen Shahbazyan moves up two spots to #10. 

Light Heavyweight: No Changes

Heavyweight: No Changes

You can view the full updated UFC rankings here

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