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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Did you bet Jones at -900 against Gustafsson? Were you sweating bullets for 25 straight minutes because of it? Title fights are lucrative for betting, but with so many X-factors involved in world-class preparation, you can find yourself on the wrong side of the value easily
Fox Sports has always loved their toys when it comes to bringing fans sports through the TV. The addition of the Phantom Cam is one of those toys that fans of the UFC are greatly benefiting from. OK, maybe greatly is a bit of a reach but how can you not enjoy the below Phantom Cam highlight’s from this past weekend’s UFC 165?
Rightfully so the UFC 165 main event is getting the majority of the press. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson left it all inside the Octagon and have the ambulance rides to prove it.
And still UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones! Were the words out of the mouth of the UFC ring announcer Bruce Buffer following the UFC 165 main event between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson.
The UFC begins their stretch run towards the end of 2013 with Saturday’s dual title fight headlined UFC 165. Over the final three and a half months of 2013 every UFC champion, except Featherweight Jose Also (injury) will be in action across 11 events.
A duel title tilt is a sure way to make me crack open my dusty wallet, and you can be sure DirectTV is getting a little richer at my expense for this Saturday’s UFC 165. The belts on the line are the 205 lb. and 135 lb. honors, as Jon Jones moves closer to breaking Anderson Silva’s record-holding titles and Barao looks to ensure his Interim strap becomes the real deal.
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.