MMA World Rankings

MMA World Rankings

Rankings Analysis (June, 2008)

The following fighters had their rankings change after their fights (or lack of) in May. Check the Schedule for complete event results. Red means they moved up, Blue means they moved down.


Kevin Randleman returns at 36; Assuerio Silva drop to 37 for inactivity; Shane Carwin debuts at 45; Kimbo Slice drops to 46.

Top Prospects: Brock Lesnar [43]; Cain Velasquez [41]; Roger Gracie [34]; Antonio Silva [21]


Lyoto Machida rises to 2; Wanderlei Silva rises to 6; Keith Jardine drops to 8; Sokoudjou rises to 9; Thiago Silva rises to 10; Tito Ortiz drops to 11; Goran Reljic debuts at 19;  Wilson Gouveia drops to 20; Kazuhiro Nakamura drops to 27.

Top Prospects: Andre Gusmao [35]; Luis Cane [33]; Goran Reljic [19]; Thiago Silva [10]


Joey Villasenor rises to 14; Jorge Santiago rises to 25; Scott Smith rises to 38; Rousimar Palhares debuts at 43; Phil Baroni drops to 46; Ivan Salaverry drops to 62; Dan Miller debuts at 64; Ryan McGivern drops to 65

Top Prospects: Ronaldo Souza [61]; Demian Maia [33]; Ricardo Almeida [24]; Cung Le [22]; Thales Leites [20]; Martin Kampmann [16]


David Baron debuts at 36. Dong Hyun Kim debuts at 49.

Top Prospects: Dong Hyun Kim [48]; Ryan Ford [44]; David Baron [36]; Anthony Johnson [35]; Yoshiyuki Yoshida [21]


Caol Uno rises to 11; Mitsuhiro Ishida drops to 12; Eddie Alvarez rises to 17; Joachim Hansen drops to 18; Hayato Sakurai drops to 19 for inactivity; Rich Clementi rises to 34; Ryan Schultz rises to 53; Deividas Taurosevicius drops to 55; Matt Grice and Jason Black drop to 57 and 58, respectively, for inactivity.

Top Prospects: Donald Cerrone [67]; Mac Danzig [56]; Thiago Tavares [32]; Nate Diaz [31]; Eddie Alvarez [17] 


Dokonjonsuke Mishima debuts at 2; Masakatsu Imanari drops to 6; Savant Young debuts at 15; Takeshi Inoue drops to 16.

Top Prospects: Leonard Garcia [11]


 Added Abel Cullum at 21.


June 1, 2008 - Posted by | MMA Analysis | ,

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