Found February 04, 2013 on
It was announced last week that the UFC had partnered with FightMetric to do their own official rankings. The rankings were voted on by a select group of media members and are now available for viewing at UFC.com/rankings.
Rankings were generated by a voting panel made up of media members. The media members were asked to vote for who they feel are the top fighters in the UFC by weight-class and pound-for-pound. A fighter is only eligible to be voted on if they are in active status in the UFC and a fighter can only appear in one weight division at a time. The champion and interim champion are considered to be in the top positions of their respective divisions and therefore are not eligible for voting by weight-class. However, the champions can be voted on for the pound-for-pound rankings.
The panelists for the first set of rankings include Neil Springer (Sun Media), Chris Palmquist (MixedMartialArts.com), James Koh (FOX 11 Los Angeles), Bob Emanuel (Scripps Howard News Service), Mark...
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UFC’s pound For Pound number one fighter Anderson Silva takes time out of his day to pose with an employee at Lids. I just wanna know who’s next for him in the octagon already.
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Chris Weidman Talks Anderson Fight
Besides Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, nobody was more pleased to see Rashad Evans lose on Saturday night at UFC 156 than Chris Weidman (Pictured). UFC president Dana White hinted earlier this week that a victorious Evans could be middleweight king Anderson Silva’s next opponent.
However, a lackluster performance which lead to a disappointing loss has erased Evans from that chatter...
UFC 156 featured an irregular number of upset wins as three massive underdogs in Antonio Silva, Rogerio Nogueira and Demain Maia proved their worth last night, picking up outstanding wins over their opposition. In the main event of the evening, Jose Aldo outpointed former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar en route to his eighth consecutive title defense. The match-up was considered...
The number one contender for Anderson Silva’s middleweight championship has been a toss up for the past month or so. Many fans and critics think that the undefeated Chris Weidman should get the next shot. Then when Rashad Evans came out of the woodwork and said he wanted to fight Jones for his title, UFC President Dana White said he would have to wait until after UFC 156 to see...
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