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Tuesday, 04/29/2014, 08:17 pm

Massive Changes Made To BJPENN.com Rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis

The UFC has been on a role lately, having 4 events in almost 2 weeks. The string of fight cards was capped off this past Saturday with UFC 172: Jones vs. Texeira where fight fans saw light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones defend his UFC light heavyweight title for the 7th time.

Below are the changes made to our BJPENN.com rankings, and as always, head over to the rankings section of our site for a complete top 10 list of all weight classes.

Going in order of weight classes from heavyweight down to bantamweight:

Heavyweight
Roy Nelson is back on the heavyweight ladder at #10 with his win over Big Nog.
– As a result Big Nog was bumped from the top 10.
Travis Browne dropped from #3 to #4 with his loss to Fabricio Werdum.
– As a result Junior Dos Santos was moved from #4 to #3.
Fabricio Werdum held off at #2 with his win over Travis Browne.

Light heavyweight
Glover Teixeira dropped from #2 to #4 with his loss to Jon Jones.
– As a result Alexander Gustafsson from #3 to #2.
– As a result Daniel Cormier moved from #4 to #3.
– As a result Rashad Evans moved from #6 to #5.
– As a result Phil Davis moved from #5 to #7.
Anthony Johnson landed at #6 after successfully returning to the UFC.
– As a result Dan Henderson moved from #7 to #8.
– As a result Shogun Rua moved from #8 to #9.
– As a result Chael Sonnen moved from #9 to #10.

Middleweight
Luke Rockhold moves from #8 to #6 with his win over Tim Boetsch.
Michael Bisping dropped from #6 to #8 after losing to Tim Kennedy.
Tim Kennedy jumped from #9 to #7 with his win over Michael Bisping.
– As a result Mark Munoz dropped from #7 to #9.
– As a result Gegard Mousasi moved from #9 to #10.

Lightweight
Khabib Nurmagomedov jumps from #8 to #6.
Donald Cerrone moved from #9 to #7.
– As a result Nate Diaz dropped from #7 to #8.
– As a result Rafael Dos Anjos dropped from #8 to #9.
Jim Miller cracks the top 10 and lands at #10.
– As a result Joe Lauzon drops off the top 10 ladder.

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