A lapse in judgment and a well-timed punch have altered not only this month’s fighter rankings but the top of the pound for pound ranks as well.
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Two MMA Legends, with a combined 0-6 record in their last six fights will headline the first-ever Bellator MMA PPV. Ok, so obviously Bellator MMA and Spike will not be using that tagline to sell the event, but the fact of the matter is its 100% true.
A stacked Bellator MMA 97 main card closed out the promotions summer series with two title fights and two tournament finals. The promotions two most dominant champions were in action looking to stay undefeated and light heavyweight King Mo looked to earn a title shot.
On the eve of one of the biggest MMA events of 2013, we’ve decided it would be appropriate to update the MMA Fighter rankings. While the results of tomorrow’s UFC 162 could have major implications to the rankings, for now we look to the past and the last month of MMA action.
With Bellator still on summer vacation it was up to the UFC and its fighters to potentially alter this month’s MMA fighter rankings. Since the last rankings came out there were three UFC events resulting in two new fighters breaking into their divisions top 5.
With Bellator still on summer vacation the UFC filled the month of April with four fight cards featuring nine fighters that appeared on last months MMA Valor Fighter Rankings. Two of those nine were champions who successfully defeated their titles and five of the other seven also walked away with victories this past month.
This morning Bellator MMA announced their first 2013 summer series event on June 19th from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The Bellator 96 main card will feature the opening round of the four man light heavyweight tournament and is headlined by a lightweight title fight between Michael Chandler and Dave Jansen.
If you’re looking for changes to the latest fighter rankings, take a peak at the welterweight rankings and then look no further. The slow month really kept things the same but the lone UFC event in March did reshuffle the ranks of the welterweight division.