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The UFC’s Pound-For-Pound Rankings Reimagined As A League Table

We restructured the UFC’s official pound-for-pound rankings by measuring form and performance within the last five years in a format similar to a football league-table. Before we get into things, let’s lay down the ground-rules. Scores will be allocated to fighters based on the results they have achieved in their careers within the last five years – or since the …

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Daniel Cormier Defends #1 P4P Spot Over Second-Ranked Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier has explained why he is the pound-for-pound number 1 and how Jon Jones will need to defeat him at heavyweight in order to reclaim that title. Speaking to UFC.com, the heavyweight champion explained how he finally felt as though he stepped out of the shadow of his great rival following his title-winning performance against Stipe Miocic at UFC 226. …

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Our Alternative UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings – Jan 2019

The UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings are one of the most divisive topics of conversation in MMA, so naturally, we had a go at creating our own. The current pound-for-pound ranking system isn’t exactly one that has any bearing on the sport itself. It merely stands a show of status for the top-15 fighters in the game, one that is decided upon …

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Our Alternative UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings – Oct 2018

The UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings are one of the most divisive topics of conversation in MMA so with that in mind, we had a go at creating our own top-15. The current pound-for-pound ranking system isn’t exactly one that has any bearing on the sport itself. It merely stands a show of status for the top-15 fighters in the game, one …

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Ranking The UFC Champions Based On Their Pro-Fight Records

The twelve UFC champions have each done their fair share to end up with the belt around their waist, but who boasts the finest body of work? With twelve UFC champions currently in control of the belts, ranking them based on their respective resumés is a good way to establish a new pound-for-pound ranking, of sorts, one that focuses more …

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Opinion: Ranking The UFC’s Pound-for-Pound Elite

The UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings often come under much criticism and the title of ‘pound-for-pound king’ is one that – for the most part – will never be unanimously agreed upon. Of course, such things are subjective but there are three active UFC fighters who few could argue stand a distance above the rest; ones who have already established themselves as living …

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Jose Aldo Makes Another Outrageous Remark Aimed At Conor McGregor

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 24: Jose Aldo Jr weighs in during the UFC 179 weigh-in at Maracanazinho on October 24, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Humility, respect and integrity; these are but a few of the emanant traits that we expect to emerge from the personality of someone who has risen to the top of their food chain and can legitimately call themselves champion. For a man who previously reigned undisputed atop the UFC featherweight division, having gone ten years unbeaten in the sport and was …

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Conor McGregor Drops Down UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Conor McGregor punches Nate Diaz during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has dropped down the official pound-for-pound rankings, and there is a new entrant on the list. UFC 196 brought two of the biggest shocks in the promotion’s recent history, as McGregor and Holly Holm both suffered defeats. The Irishman went up 25 pounds to face Nate Diaz, but bit off more than he could chew, …

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Conor McGregor Climbs A Massive Nine Places In UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings

Conor McGregor has skyrocketed through the official UFC pound-for-pound world rankings in the latest update. The newly crowned featherweight champ leapfrogged the likes of light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, welterweight champ Robbie Lawler, and bantamweight king TJ Dillashaw in the list, and is now considered the third best fighter in the world. Generated by a voting panel made up of media members, the ‘pound-for-pound rankings’ see fighters …

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UFC Release José Aldo Video, And It’s Frightening

It is only seven days to UFC 194. Yes, seven days. This fight has been one year in the making, and it will finally take place in the MGM Grand next Saturday night. With Conor McGregor and José Aldo facing off for the featherweight title there is massive excitement, with confidence pouring out of both camps. We have all heard …

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UFC: Who’s The Real Pound For Pound King (or Queen)?

With Jon Jones off duty and Chris Weidman and Daniel Cormier staking their claim with wins at the weekend, who is the Pound For Pound best in the UFC? UFC pound for pound rankings as at Monday, May 25, 2015: 1. Jose Aldo (Featherweight champ, UFC record: 7-0, undefeated for 9 1/5 years) 2. Demetrious Johnson (Flyweight champ, six title defences) 3. …

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Mayweather Vs Pacquiao By The Numbers

It’s the fight of a generation. With revenues and all kinds of figures never seen before in boxing. With hours to go, here’s all the numbers that matter ahead of boxing biggest fight.  47 – The number of professional fights, and wins that Mayweather has recorded. With a perfect record of 47-0 right now, three further victories would put him at …

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2014 Rankings: Top 10 Pound For Pound Boxers

In what always proves to be a bone of contention, Niall Doran is here to discuss his Top 10 Pound For Pound Boxers for 2014. Ah yes, another year older and another great year for professional boxing as a sport globally. In a year that saw many twists and turns and new stars emerging within the sweet science, perhaps it …

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