Two former champions removed from the UFC rankings

August 7, 2016 12:59 pm by Chris Taylor
Brock Lesnar

Earlier today news broke that current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been removed from the UFC rankings.

Well two other former UFC title holders were also removed from the UFC ranking over the weekend, as both Brock Lesnar and Lyoto Machida are no longer listed.

Brock Lesnar defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision at UFC 200 last month, but shortly after the fight it was announced that “The Beast” had been flagged for an estrogen-blocker in prefight testing.

Meanwhile, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has finally been removed from the rankings. “The Dragon” had admitted to using a banned substance back in April.

You can see all of the UFC’s official rankings here.


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