Rankings Update: Diaz Knocks Maynard Down, Shogun/Hunt Rise Up & More
By Evan Stoumbelis
This past weekend fans were fortunate enough to see Hunt vs. Bigfoot as the headline of the UFC Brisbane card. Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva fought a great 5 round battle to a decision which ended in a draw. Also on the card we saw PRIDE FC legend Mauricio Shogun Rua return to his form with a first round KO win over James Te Huna. And last but not least Ryan Bader defeated Anthony Perosh via decision to bounce back from his first round KO loss to Glover Teixeira
Several weeks prior we saw Nate Diaz knockout Gray Maynard in the first round at the Ultimate Fighter finale, giving Diaz the 2-1 record in the trilogy.
Nate Diaz held at #6 on the lightweight ladder
Gray Maynard Drops two positions to #10
Ryan Bader held off at #10 on the light heavyweight ladder
Mauricio Shogun Rua jumped to #6 on the light heavyweight ladder
Antonio Bigfoot Silva stayed at #6 on the heavyweight ladder
Mark Hunt cracked the top 10 with an impressive performance and landed at #8
Tune in next week to see our updated rankings after this Saturday’s UFC
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