UFC Rankings Report: Where Does Aleksandar Rakic Land?

Jun 1, 2019; Stockholm, Sweden; Jimi Manuwa (red gloves) fights Aleksandar Rakic (blue gloves) at Ericsson Globe. Mandatory Credit: Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC Stockholm! Check out all the changes below!

Pound for Pound: No changes

Strawweight: No changes

Women’s Flyweight: No changes

Women’s Bantamweight: Following Linda Lansberg’s victory over Tonya Evinger at UFC Stockholm, the two fighters swapped places, with Lansbarg now at #12 and Evinger at #13. Sijara Eubanks (#14) and Bethe Correia (#15) also swapped spots.

Flyweight: The flyweight division continues to dwindle, now with a total of 12 fighters ranked. Of note, Tim Elliott has entered the top 5 of division, despite not having competed since 2017. You can view the “full” flyweight rankings here:

Bantamweight: No changes  

Featherweight: No changes

Lightweight: No changes

Welterweight: No changes

Middleweight: With Elias Theodorou no longer in the picture, David Branch re-enters the rankings at #15.

Light Heavyweight: Anthony Smith’s victory over Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC Stockholm has him now at #3 with Alexander Gustafsson falling to #4. Thiago Santos now moves up to the #2 spot. Meanwhile, Aleksander Rakic debuts in the rankings following his brutal knockout of Jimi Manuwa just outside the top 10 at #11. Meanwhile, the recently retired Manuwa fell three spots down to #14, and Misha Cirkunov closes out the rankings at #15.

Heavyweight: No Changes

You can view the full updated UFC rankings here.  

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