Article

RANKINGS: Whittaker vaults up middleweight list



Robert Whittaker shook up the top of the middleweight division in the rankings with his upset TKO finish against Jacare Souza at Fight Night Kansas City.

“The Reaper” moved up to No. 3 at 185 pounds, passing Gegard Mousasi (No. 4), Souza (who fell two spots to No. 5), and Chris Weidman (No. 6).

A whole new world seems to have opened for Whittaker after the monumental win as he catapulted his name into the pool of title contenders. But nothing changes for him – win or lose.

“I’m going to go home and rest. I have my kids to see and my wife to love,” Whittaker said. “Back to work – nothing changes. Back to the work and back to my coaches to prepare for the next one.”

Demetrious Johnson remained at the No. 1 spot in the pound-for-pound rankings after his dominant win over Wilson Reis in the main event. The Brazilian fell a spot to No. 4 at 115 pounds and Tim Elliott, who took the champ five rounds last time out, moved up two spots to No. 7 after his win over No. 12 Louis Smolka.

In the featherweight division, Renato Moicano makes his debut at No. 11 after victory over Jeremy Stephens, who fell three spots down to No. 8. Lightweight Rashid Magomedov made his debut in the rankings also at No. 15 on the heels of his win over Bobby Green.

Alexander Volkov moves up one slot to No. 10 after taking out UFC veteran Roy Nelson at heavyweight.

Women’s bantamweight Ketlen Vieira makes her debut in the rankings at No. 14 and dropped Ashlee Evans-Smith down two spots to No. 15.
sábado, junio 3
9PM
MEX
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Medios

Reciente
Repite el combate donde Claudia Gadelha demanteló a Jessica Aguilar. Gadelha se enfrenta a Karolina Kowalkiewicz en la pelea co-estelar de UFC 212 el 3 de Junio en Rio de Janeiro.
26/05/2017
UFC Fight Night event at the Ericsson Globe Arena on May 28, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photos by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
28/05/2017
Mira a Karolina Kowalkiewicz enfrentar en una dura batalla a Rose Namajunas. No te pierdas a Kowalkiewicz chocar contra Claudia Gadelha en la pelea co-estelar de UFC 212 el 3 de junio.
28/05/2017
Mira la conferencia de prensa posterior a Fight Night Stockholm en vivo al término del evento.
28/05/2017