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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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MMA and UFC news, results, rumors, fights and MMA rankings from the fan perspective. read news >>

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MMA and UFC news, results, rumors, fights and MMA rankings from the fan perspective. read news >>

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Regardless of what the various media rankings might say, Patricio Freire believes he is one of the best -- if not the best -- featherweights in the world. read news >>

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Many questions remain around Jon Jones in the wake of the past week, in which he tested positive for cocaine metabolites in an out-of-competition drug test, checked himself into rehab, then checked out a day later. One thing that no one sane questions, however, is his hold over the light heavyweight division. So much has gone down since UFC 182 that it almost seems easy to forget that Jones put on a masterful performance against his toughest foe, beating a game Daniel Cormier four rounds to one read news >>

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This week brings the return of featherweight contender Conor McGregor, as well as lightweight standouts Benson Henderson and Donald Cerrone. Who will see movement in next week’s rankings?Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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Despite the magnitude of UFC 182 and a number of pivotal matchups, this week’s USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings didn’t see many changes, and a familiar name remains on top.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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With his win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, Jon Jones further solidified his position as the top pound-for-pound fighter in MMA today. Jones now has more consecutive title defenses than any other active UFC champion. More notably, he's only two wins away from matching Anderson Silva's legendary record for the most consecutive title defenses in UFC history. Obviously, Jones will stay put in both the pound-for-pound and light heavyweight rankings with his win over Cormier. However, what changes t read news >>

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