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With a win over Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden, Anthony Johnson emerged as the top contender in the light heavyweight division and is expected to be booked for a championship bout opposite Jon Jones soon. Rumble has had quite the career turnaround. Only three years ago, he was released by the UFC after missing weight prior to a middleweight bout with Vitor Belfort. Now, he's arguably the scariest striker at 205 pounds and has the ability to claim the light heavyweight belt with one punch. Since read news >>

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With his win over Alexander Gustafsson this past weekend at UFC on FOX 14, Anthony Johnson took a leap in the Jan. 27 USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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Anthony Johnson will enter his title shot against UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones as the #1 ranked contender in the division following his TKO over Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday. UFC on Fox 14 was a big weekend for the light heavyweight division. Ryan Bader nudged past Phil Davis on the undercard, while Anthony Johnson cemented himself as the #1 contender by going into enemy territory and knocking out Alexander Gustafsson. It cost Gustafsson his #1 position in the weight class and hi read news >>

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Despite the fact that Alexander Gustafsson gave him his greatest challenge in his storied career, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones offered The Mauler little respect following his devastating upset loss at UFC on Fox 14 on Saturday. Just minutes after watching top-ranked light heavyweight Gustafsson get TKO'd in brutal fashion by third-ranked Anthony Johnson in the night's main event, Jones tweeted, "Not impressed Alex." Jones quickly deleted the tweet from his Twitter handle, but before he read news >>

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The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC on FOX 14, which went down this past weekend (Sat., Jan., 24, 2015) inside Tel2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. For full results click here. Anthony Johnson solidified himself as the No. 1 light heavyweight in the world, taking over Alexander Gustafsson's top spot after blitzing though the towering Swede in the main event of the evening (video replay). The impressive victory was also good enough to earn him a read news >>

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It appears UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is getting in the rankings business.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The MMA world has changed a lot in the last few years. Anderson Silva is no longer the pound-for-pound kingpin. Georges St-Pierre is retired. The heavyweight champion has fought just twice since 2012, and there are now 10 weight classes in the UFC. Those are just a few of the changes that have affected some of the divisions in the UFC. The rest of the divisions have changed greatly too; some have improved, while others have not. With that in mind, let's check out a power ranking of all 10 divisi read news >>

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With a dominant performance against UFC veteran Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, Conor McGregor earned a shot at featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Although McGregor was only ranked No. 5 among 145-pound contenders heading into his bout on Sunday, he's already done enough to earn a spot in a championship bout only five contests into his UFC career. It doesn't hurt him that all the contenders ranked above him have already lost to Aldo. Now considered the biggest threat to Aldo's belt, McGregor' read news >>

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Conor McGregor continued his climb up the UFC featherweight rankings with his dismantling of Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night in Boston last Sunday. The latest UFC rankings release was all about the featherweight division. Conor McGregor's defeat of Dennis Siver on Sunday earned him a title shot and another bump up the top 5, while Siver was removed from the top 10. Dustin Poirier's decision to move back to lightweight will likely see him continue to move down the ladder until he's completely unr read news >>

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Despite not earning the top spot at featherweight after his win over Dennis Siver, "Notorious" walked away with a better prize -- a shot at the Featherweight strap. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC Fight Night 59, which went down this past weekend (Sun., Jan., 18, 2015) from TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. For full results click here. Conor McGregor lived up to the hype, yet again, obliterating Dennis Siver in the main event via techn read news >>

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Get the latest SB Nation rankings as we try to answer an elusive question: who is the best pound for pound fighter on the planet today? Our latest rankings check in with the SB Nation panel is the always controversial Pound for Pound rankings. As a reminder, the rankings panel consists of two members from each of the SB Nation MMA sites - MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Dave Doyle, MMA Mania's Alex Giardini and Thomas Myers, and Bloody Elbow's Dallas Winson and myself, Fraser Coffeen. In the wa read news >>

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We just concluded a stacked weekend of MMA, and with the featherweights in the spotlight, top UFC contender Conor McGregor and Bellator MMA champion Patricio Freire emerged victorious.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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There are plenty of familiar faces at the top of the new SB Nation pound-for-pound rankings poll. Jon Jones? Yeah, the UFC light heavyweight champion has been a lock at No. 1 ever since Anderson Silva fell from his throne. While there are all sorts of questions about the champ's mental space outside the cage these days, few people worth taking seriously dispute his spot inside. After defeating Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, Jones is once again a unanimous pick atop the SB Nation pound-for-pound poll read news >>

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