UFC fighter rankings: Francis Ngannou up big on P4P checklist following title win

A brand new champ means a newly configured pound-for-pound checklist. It at all times appears to finish up that approach, and when Francis Ngannou viciously knocked out former belt-holder Stipe Miocic within the UFC 260 headliner to earn gold, it set him rising approach up the P4P checklist.

Apart from that, there wasn’t a whole lot of motion division-wise. Vicente Luque’s big win over Tyron Woodley turned him into an actual contender at 170 in a single day, in order that was good. However that was about it from a Covid-diminished nine-fight card.

Right here’s a have a look at all of the modifications this week.

Males’s P4P – Alex Volkanovski and Israel Adesanya rise one spot every to now sit at three and 4. Ngannou is up an enormous eight spots to take over the 5 place. Stipe plummets 4 spots to seven, and can in all probability proceed to fall within the close to future. Jan Blachowicz, Max Holloway, Deiveson Figueiredo, and Justin Gaethje all transfer down a spot every to take a seat at eight by 11 respectively. Robert Whittaker falls two to 13.

Heavyweight – New champ! Stipe falls to the primary contender spot.

Mild Heavyweight – No modifications.

Middleweight – No modifications.

Welterweight – Luque’s win over the previous champ has lastly obtained him some legit rankings cred. He strikes up 4 spots to take a seat at six, whereas Woodley falls three spots to 9. Michael Chiesa additionally fell a spot to seven.

Light-weight -No modifications.

Featherweight – No modifications.

Bantamweight – No modifications.

Flyweight – No modifications.

Ladies’s P4P – No modifications.

Ladies’s Bantamweight – No modifications.

Ladies’s Flyweight – Miranda Maverick enters at 15 after her good determination win over Gillian Robertson on the primary card.

Ladies’s Strawweight – No modifications.

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