Monday, August 06, 2018

UFC 227 had multiple fights with consequences for the Pound For Pound rankings.

Movin' On Up:
•T.J. Dillashaw moved up three places from #6 to #3.
•Henry Cejudo debuted in the P4P rankings at #12; just because you shot Jesse James, don't make you Jesse James.
•Conor McGregor moved up one from #3 to #2, by virtue of the fall of Demetrious Johnson.

Going Down:
•The biggest movement of the week is by Demetrious Johnson, who dropped from the #2 spot just behind champ champ Daniel Cormier, to #6, just above Tyron Woodley.
•Cody Garbrandt fell out of the top 15 rankings, from #14.
•Max Holloway fell from #3 to #4, by virtue of Dillashaw's rise.
•Tony Ferguson and Amanda Nunes fell one, from 12 and 13 respectively, to #13 and #14, by virtue of the rise of Henry Cejudo.

UFC Pound For Pound Rankings
1. Daniel Cormier
2. Conor McGregor (+1)
3. TJ Dillashaw (+3)
4. Max Holloway (-1)
5. Georges St-Pierre
6. Demetrious Johnson (-4)
7. Tyron Woodley
8. Khabib Nurmagomedov
9. Stipe Miocic
10. Robert Whittaker
11. Cris Cyborg
12. Henry Cejudo Debut
13. Tony Ferguson (-1)
14. Amanda Nunes (-1)
15. Rose Namajunas