Shifts in the Rankings After UFC 263

A few changes worthy of mention have taken place in the UFC rankings today.   

In the featherweight division, Movsar Evloev moves up one spot to number 13 which drops Shane Burgos down one spot to number 14.  In addition, Alex Caceres has now been added into the rankings and holds the number 15 position.  

In the lightweight division Brad Riddell enters the rankings for the first time and now holds the number 13 spot.  

For the welterweights, Belal Muhammad moves up 3 spots to the number 9 position.  Demian Maia falls two spots to number 11 and Li Jingliang falls one spot to number 12. 

In the middleweight division, Marvin Vettori falls one spot to number 4 and Jarred Cannonier moves up one spot to number 3. 

For the light heavyweights, Paul Craig moves up two spots to number 12 while Misha Cirkunov drops one spot to number 13 and Jimmy Crute falls one spot to number 14. 

In the women’s bantamweight division Pannie Kianzad has moved up one spot to number 10 which pushes Lina Lansberg down one spot to number 11. 

The only other changes to report are in the pound for pound rankings.  

In the men’s pound for pound, Israel Adesanya moves up one spot to number 3 which drops Alexander Volkanovski down one spot to number 4.  Also, Brandon Moreno now enters the pound for pound list for the first time in his career.  He holds the number 12 position.  Charles Oliveira moves up one spot to number 10 and Robert Whittaker moves up one spot to number 11. 

For the women’s pound for pound rankings, Aspen Ladd moves up one spot to number 10 while Katlyn Chookagian moves down one spot to number 11.  In addition, Lauren Murphy now enters the pound for pound list at number 13 which drops Yan Xiaonan down one spot to number 14 and Julianna Pena down one spot to number 15. 

For results and a full play by play of the UFC 263 event that happened over the weekend click here.

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