MMA Oddsbreaker Fighter Rankings Updated Post-UFC 162

Coming out of the shocking main event result at UFC 162, the MMA Oddsbreaker fighter rankings are due for an update. Check out the full MMA Oddsbreaker Fighter Rankings. Obviously the biggest change in the rankings is Anderson Silva dropping from his long-time #1 rankings at both Middleweight and Pound-for-Pound. With Silva dropping from that top spot, obviously Weidman takes his spot in the Middleweight rankings, while Jon Jones moves to the top spot in the Pound-for-Pound rankings. Weidman also makes his debut in the P4P rankings, at the 10th spot. 1. Jon Jones 2. Georges St-Pierre 3. Anderson Silva 4. Jose Aldo 5. Ben Henderson 6. Dominick Cruz 7. Johny Hendricks 8. Gilbert Melendez 9. Demetrious Johnson 10. Chris Weidman Heavyweight In the Heavyweight division, the only change is that Stipe Miocic jumped into the rankings at #12, ahead of his UFC 161 foe Roy Nelson, knocking everyone else down a notch in the rankings. The next impactful fight in the Heavyweight division isn’t going to be happening until UFC on Fox Sports 1, where #6 Alistair Overeem takes on #11 Travis Browne. Miocic Nelson1. Cain Velasquez 2. Junior dos Santos 3. Daniel Cormier 4. Fabricio Werdum 5. Antonio Silva 6. Alistair Overeem 7. Frank Mir 8. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 9. Josh Barnett 10. Mark Hunt 11. Travis Browne 12. Stipe Miocic 13. Roy Nelson 14. Stefan Struve 15. Gabriel Gonzaga Light Heavyweight Based on the results at UFC 161, Dan Henderson has dropped down to the seventh spot at 205lbs, with Rashad Evans moving ahead of him into the sixth spot. With Alexander Gustafsson being a recipient of inactivity, he jumps up to #3. Light Heavyweight also features two fighters from Bellator in the top 15, as both Emanuel Newton and Attila Vegh slip into the bottom of the rankings. #2 Lyoto Machida and #9 Phil Davis will be fighting in the co-main event of UFC 163, in a fight that could go a long way to determining the next title contender after #3 Alexander Gustafsson, who takes on champion Jon Jones at UFC 165. #4 Mauricio Rua also takes on Chael Sonnen in the main event of UFC on Fox Sports 1. 1. Jon Jones 2. Lyoto Machida 3. Alexander Gustafsson 4. Mauricio Rua 5. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 6. Rashad Evans 7. Dan Henderson 8. Glover Teixeira 9. Phil Davis 10. Ryan Bader 11. Rafael Cavalcante 12. Gegard Mousasi 13. James Te Huna 14. Emanuel Newton 15. Attila Vegh Middleweight Chris Weidman is the #1 Middleweight in the world. After nearly seven years of Anderson Silva reigning in that spot, it still seems weird to see another name up top. After UFC 162, which was heavily geared towards the Middleweight division (four of the top ten 185ers competed on the card), the division is going to have a bit of a lull for the next few events. Chris Weidman1. Chris Weidman 2. Anderson Silva 3. Vitor Belfort 4. Yushin Okami 5. Michael Bisping 6. Costa Philippou 7. Mark Munoz 8. Luke Rockhold 9. Jacare Souza 10. Tim Boetsch 11. Alan Belcher 12. Brian Stann 13. Cung Le 14. Alexander Schlemenko 15. Francis Carmont Welterweight Only one fight caused a change in the Welterweight rankings recently, and that was Josh Burkman’s upset of Jon Fitch at WSOF 3. Fitch dropped from #7 all the way out of the rankings, while Burkman moved into the #15 spot. UFC on Fox 8 will be big for the Welterweight division, as #6 Jake Ellenberger and #11 Rory MacDonald will square off in the main event, while #8 Robbie Lawler will take on Siyar Bahadurzada. UFC 163 will be just as important, as #4 Demian Maia and #9 Josh Koscheck will do battle. #14 Mike Pyle will take on surging Matt Brown at the first UFC on Fox Sports 1 card. Finally, capping off a busy summer for the division, #2 Carlos Condit and #5 Martin Kampmann will rematch in what could be one of the best fights of the year. 1.Georges St-Pierre 2. Johny Hendricks 3. Carlos Condit 4. Demian Maia 5. Martin Kampmann 6. Jake Ellenberger 7. Nick Diaz 8. Robbie Lawler 9. Josh Koscheck 10. Ben Askren 11. Rory MacDonald 12. Tarec Saffiedine 13. Erick Silva 14. Mike Pyle 15. Josh Burkman

Written by Brad Taschuk

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