Rankings Update: Cruz/McGregor enter top 5

This past weekend's UFC 178 featured several key bouts that had an effect on rankings in multiple divisions, most noticeably the bantamweight and featherweight.

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Kennedy: McCarthy is the best ref but majorly f@$%ed up 

Tim Kennedy: "For being the best ref in the world, John MCCarthy got owned that night by a bunch of guys doing shady things. He got played by all three of them."
 

McCorkle announces retirement from MMA 

Sean McCorkle stayed active after his UFC release, winning six straight fights, but then lost five of his last six and today announced his retirement from professional MMA.
 

Swedish AC denies UFC fight 

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UFC 178 purses range from 10k to 183k 

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Hunt named to NZ top 20 sporting rich list, but... 

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt was recently named to the top 20 list of highest paid New Zealand athletes, but he tweeted that UFC pay was "average."
 

Thanks FOX - Cruz vs. Mizugaki full fight! 

Dominick Cruz lost his title only to injury, and finally returned to the Octagon Saturday after nearly three years. The question was, is he ready for a title shot?
 

White: Conor McGregor is bigger than GSP or Brock Lesnar 

Dana White: “Conor McGregor is the real deal, he is legit. He is a force that I have never seen ever. Bigger than Brock Lesnar when he was here."
 

Rousey vs. Zingano likely for UFC 182 

White confirmed the fight between Cat Zingano and Ronda Rousey at the UFC 178 post-fight press conference and also revealed when it is likely to take place.
 

Caraway: I'm the best grappler in the division 

Bryan Caraway is on a two fight win streak and has won four of his last five, all by submission. In this latest interview he says he is the best grappler in his division.
 

Tate: Rousey will beat Zingano 

Jonathan Shrager spoke with Miesha Tate about the fight between Amanda Nunes and Cat Zingano and how she thinks Zingano will fare against Ronda Rousey.
 

UFC 178 walkout songs, what would yours be? 

FOX Sports put together a list of the walkout songs for every fight at Saturday night's UFC 178. If you made the big show, what would your walkout music be?
 

McGregor: Division full of rookies and has-beens; Aldo an easy win 

Conor McGregor: “The division seems to be full of rookies and has-beens...I’m just sitting here enjoying myself, collecting these checks on my way, eliminating each one.”
 

Johnson defends title, submits Cariaso in second 

The main event of UFC 178 featured undisputed flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defending his title his against number eighth ranked Chris Cariaso.
 

White: Dominick Cruz gets title shot vs. Dillashaw 

Dana White: “Nobody does that to Takeya Mizugaki, nobody. Dominick Cruz didn’t lose his belt fighting. He is the unluckiest man on earth. So yeah, he’s the guy.”
 
 

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