9 Shifts Made To BJPENN.COM’s MMA Rankings Following UFC 169
By Evan Stoumbelis
Last Saturday fans saw a somewhat lackluster night of fights at UFC 169 where 10 of the 12 fights went to a judges decision, and one of the two knockouts was rather controversial.
Alistair Overeem got a much needed win over Frank Mir. Jose Aldo defeated Ricardo Lamas by decision, and Renan Barao defeated Urijah Faber via controversial TKO.
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Ali Bagautinov cracked the bantamweight top 10 and landed at #6 with his win over John Lineker.
John Lineker dropped from #6 to #7 after losing to Bagautinov.
- As a result Jussier De Silva dropped to #8.
- Chris Cariaso dropped to #9.
- Louis Gaudinot dropped to #10.
Alistair Overeem earned his way into the heavyweight’s top 10 and landed at #9 with his win over Frank Mir.
- As a result Antonio Nogueira dropped to #10.
Ricardo Lamas dropped from #2 to #3 on the featherweight ladder after his decision loss to Jose Aldo.
- As a result Chad Mendes moved up to #2 and is now the featherweight #1 contender.
Urijah Faber held off at #2 on the bantamweight ladder after losing a controversial TKO loss to Renan Barao.