Rankings Update: Lawler Moves Up Welterweight Ladder, Five More Important Shifts Following UFC 167
By Evan Stoumbelis
This past Saturday UFC fans tuned in to the UFC’s 20th anniversary card: UFC 167: St. Pierre vs. Hendricks.
It was an exciting night of fights topped off by one of the most controversial decisions in UFC history that saw welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre retain his championship belt in a 5-round battle with Johny Hendricks.
UFC 167 stirred up the UFC ranking ladder in several divisions. Below are the changes that occurred as a result of the fights. Head on over to the rankings section of our site for a complete top 10 rankings ladder for every division.
Johny Hendricks remained at #2 on the welterweight ladder
Chael Sonnen dropped from #5 to #6 on the light heavyweight ladder after losing to Rashad Evans
Rashad Evans went from #6 to #5 on the light heavyweight ladder after defeating Chael Sonnen
Robbie Lawler jumped from #7 to #3 on the welterweight ladder after defeating Rory MacDonald
Rory MacDonald dropped from #4 to #6 on the welterweight ladder after losing to Robbie Lawler
Tyron Woodley cracked the top 10 welterweight ladder and landed at #8 after defeating Josh Koscheck
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