This year has seen plenty of changes to the top of our fighter rankings and several fighters that began the year “knocking on the door” now find themselves ranked. Fighters outside the UFC made a case this year and you’ll see several Bellator MMA fighters in the rankings below.
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Back for it’s third year is the UFC: Ultimate Fight Collection 2013, a massive DVD collection from the UFC and Anchor Bay filled with a years worth of fights. Spanning between July of 2012 thru June of 2013, there is over 50 hours of UFC action encompassing 200 fights across 20 DVD disc.
It’s been two months since we last updated out Fighter Rankings and our error has resulted in plenty of changes to the top five-spot in many weight classes. Fighters moving around in weight classes, upsets and some impressive all played a part in the November Fighter Rankings.
Last year we gave away the UFC: Ultimate Fight Collection 2012 to one lucky fun just for telling us their favorite bout of 2012. Well we are pleased to announce that we are bring back the giveaway this year for a brand new 2013 edition of the UFC Fight Collection.
The UFC is betting on Jon Jones becoming the next face of MMA. With Anderson Silva only getting older and GSP openly discussing approaching the end of his career, the UFC needs Jon Jones to be the next face of the MMA. Putting your money behind a young, athletic, well-spoken champion who has dominated his weight class seems like a wise investment.
Another month has gone by and the MMA fighter rankings were once again shaken up as #1 ranked UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson was defeated by Anthony Pettis at UFC 164. This comes on the heels of Anderson Silva losing his #1 ranking after being defeated by Chris Weidman at UFC 162.
There has been a change in the MMA winds, have you noticed them? The positive vibe the “fastest growing sport” once had has changed and it has not been for the good either. Talk over social media during MMA events have seen more and more talk of conspiracies and fights being fixed that are threatening the momentum the sport has worked so hard to build.