Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 1/31/13
FightMetric, the official number crunchers for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, will look to enhance fan experience by providing UFC Fighter Rankings. Ninety members from the mixed martial arts media worldwide will be polled to create a pecking order for each division. Voting will be open to media immediately after each live event, with results made available on UFC.com within 24 hours. “UFC Fighter Rankings are a great tool for new and existing fans alike to learn and better keep up with the fast pace of the UFC,” said UFC president Dana White. “We always look for opportunities to engage fans and media, allowing them to connect and voice their opinions, and this just one more way of doing that.” Media members will vote for the top fighters currently under the UFC’s roster by weight class and pound-for-pound. A fighter can only appear in one weight division at a time. The champion and interim champ of each division are set in the first and second positions, respectively, and are...
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