UFC 212 caused quite a few changes in the UFC rankings.
UFC 212 was a pretty good place to be if your name is Max Holloway. The Hawaiian was able to stop Jose Aldo to take the UFC’s undisputed featherweight crown, and extended his long winning streak in the process. In terms of the UFC rankings, it help Holloway rocket up the P4P rankings into the top five.
There were a lot of other changes as well too, so let’s not waste any time with an intro. Let’s get right into it.
P4P – Stipe Miocic is up one spot to four. As noted, Holloway is up seven spots to five. Aldo plummeted six spots to 10. Michael Bisping dropped one to 11, while Amanda Nunes dropped one to 12.
Heavyweight – No changes.
Light Heavyweight – Shogun Rua dropped from a tie for four to take five on his own.
Middleweight – David Branch once again moved into the nine spot, passing the man he just beat, Krzysztof Jotko.
Welterweight – Leon Edwards moved up one spot to 14, dropping Matt Brown to 15.
Lightweight – No changes.
Featherweight – Holloway is now the full champion, with Aldo sitting in the number one contender spot.
Bantamweight – Former WSOF champ Marlon Moraes enters the rankings at 10 despite losing a close decision to Raphael Assuncao in his UFC debut. Pedro Munhoz moved up one spot to 11. Eddie Wineland dropped one to 12. Matthew Lopez makes his rankings debut at 13 after his big win over Johnny Eduardo. Eduardo drops four to 14.
Flyweight – No changes.
Women’s Bantamweight – Katlyn Chookagian moved up one spot to 13, bumping Ketlen Vieira to 14.
Women’s Strawweight – No changes.