BJPENN.COM Bantamweight Top 10 (Updated 10/11/11)
The world top 10 bantamweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC talent.
Dominic Cruz is the current UFC bantamweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. With his most recent title defense at UFC on Versus 6 over “Mighty Mouse” Johnson he has more than earned his spot atop the division.
Slight changes have been made to the rankings since our last publication. Your top four bantamweight fighters remain the same, however Demetrious Johnson edged out Scott Jorgenson, to claim the last spot in the top five which bumps Jorgenson down to the six position.
With his recent win over Cole Escovedo, Mizugaki takes Wineland’s nine spot and Wineland, who has dropped his last two fights to top five talent, gets bumped down to the last spot in our top 10 rankings.
The BJPENN.COM staff has analyzed recent activity and all around performance inside professional competition and broke down to the 10 bantamweight in MMA as follows:
1: Dominic Cruz (UFC BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION)
2: Urijah Faber
3: Joseph Benavidez
4: Brian Bowles
5: Demetrious Johnson
6: Scott Jorgenson
7: Miguel Torres
8: Brad Pickett
9: Takeya Mizugaki
10: Eddie Wineland