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April MMA (April, 2009)

UFC Fight Night 18 – April 1

205

Ryan Bader [38] vs. Carmelo Marrero

  • UFC Records: Bader (1-0); Marrero (1-2)
  • MMA Records: Bader (8-0); Marrero (10-2)
  • Result: Bader winner by Unanimous Decision. Bader rises to 35.
  • Bader reminds me of Matt Hamill. That would be a great fight to see.

185

Ricardo Almeida [38] vs. Matt Horwich [67]

  • UFC Records: Almeida (2-3); Horwich (0-1)
  • MMA Records: Almeida (9-3); Horwich (22-11-1)
  • Result: Almeida winner by unanimous decision. Almeida rises to 29. Horwich drops to 69.
  • Improved conditioning for Almeida.

Jorge Rivera [46] vs. Nissen Osterneck [81]

  • UFC Records: Rivera (4-5); Osterneck (0-0)
  • MMA Records: Rivera (15-7); Osterneck (5-1)
  • Result: Rivera winner by split decision.
  • Sloppy fight. Rivera stays at 46. Osterneck stays at 81.

Ryan Jensen [62] vs. Steve Steinbeiss

  • UFC Records: Jensen (0-3); Steinbeiss (0-0)
  • MMA Records: Jensen (13-5); Steinbeiss (4-2)
  • Fight was cancelled.

Tim Credeur [74] vs. Nick Catone [79]

  • UFC Records: Credeur (2-0); Catone (1-0)
  • MMA Records: Credeur (11-2); Catone (6-0)
  • Result: Credeur winner by 2nd round submission (guillotine). Credeur rises to 61. Catone drops to 83.
  • Dominant jiu-jitsu by Credeur.

Rob Kimmons [80] vs. Joe Vedepo

  • UFC Records: Kimmons (1-1); Vedepo (0-1)
  • MMA Records: Kimmons (21-4); Vedepo (7-2)
  • Result: Kimmons winner by 1st round submission (guillotine). Kimmons rises to 65.
  • Deep, deep guillotine.

Aaron Simpson vs. Tim McKenzie

  • UFC Records: Simpson (0-0); McKenzie (0-0)
  • MMA Records: Simpson (4-0); McKenzie (12-5)
  • Result: Simpson winner by 1st round TKO. Simpson debuts at 66.
  • Call me crazy but Simpson reminds me of Vitor Belfort [15].

170

Carlos Condit [12] vs. Martin Kampmann [54]

  • UFC Records: Condit (0-0); Kampmann (5-1)
  • MMA Records: Condit (23-4); Kampmann (14-2)
  • Result: Kampmann winner by split decision. Kampmann rises to 11. Condit drops to 13.
  • Condit has a huge heart. He is one of the most exciting fighters in the sport. I’d love to see him fight Mike Swick [10].

Brock Larson [23] vs. Jesse Sanders

  • UFC Records: Larson (1-1); Sanders (0-0)
  • MMA Records: Larson (24-2); Sanders (20-4)
  • Result: Larson winner by 1st round submission (rear-naked choke). Larson rises to 21.
  • Easy win for Larson. He was far too strong for Sanders.

155

Tyson Griffin [21] vs. Rafael dos Anjos

  • UFC Records: Griffin (5-2); dos Anjos (0-1)
  • MMA Records: Griffin (12-2); dos Anjos (11-3)
  • Reult: Griffin winner by unanimous decision. Griffin rises to 18. dos Anjos debuts at 85.
  • That was a sick, sick kneebar that dos Anjos applied to Griffin. Griffin is one of the toughest guys in a sport full of tough guys.

Gleison Tibau [35] vs. Jeremy Stephens [57]

  • UFC Records: Tibau (4-3); Stephens (3-3)
  • MMA Records: Tibau (16-6); Stephens (14-4)
  • Result: Tibau winner by unanimous decision. Tibau stays at 35. Stephens drops to 58.
  • Stephens has a warrior heart but needs to improve his ground game.

Cole Miller [60] vs. Junie Browning [84]

  • UFC Records: Miller (3-1); Browning (1-0)
  • MMA Records: Miller (14-3); Browning (3-0)
  • Result: Miller winner by 1st round submission (guillotine) . Miller rises to 53. Browning drops to 93.
  • Junie got blown out. Cole is on the rise.

Bellator I – April 4

155

Eddie Alvarez [5] vs. Greg Loughran

  • MMA Records: Alvarez (15-2); Loughran (18-11)
  • Result: Alvarez winner by 1st round submission (guillotine). Alvarez stays at 5.

Jorge Masvidal [33] vs. Nick Agallar

  • MMA Records: Masvidal (16-3); Agallar (21-5)
  • Result: Masvidal winner by 1st round TKO. Masvidal stays at 33.

DREAM 8 – April 5

HVY

Jeff Monson [14] vs. Sergei Kharitonov [15]

  • MMA Records: Monson (28-8); Kharitonov (16-3)
  • Result: Monson winner by 1st round submission (north-south choke). Monson rises to 12. Kharitonov stays at 15.
  • Monson’s 3rd win in 3 weeks on 3 different continents…Amazing!

185

Murilo Rua [31] vs. Riki Fukuda

  • MMA Records: Rua (16-9-1);Fukuda (13-4)
  • Result: Fikuda winner by unanimous decision. Fukuda debuts at 43. Rua drops to 44.
  • What is happening with the Rua brothers?

Andrews Nakahara [72] vs. Shungo Oyama

  • MMA Records: Nakahara (1-1); Oyama (7-11)
  • Result: Nakahara winner by 1st round TKO. Nakahara rises to 70.

170

Shinya Aoki [NR] vs. Hayato Sakurai [35]

  • MMA Records: Aoki (20-3); Sakurai (34-8-2)
  • Result: Sakurai winner by 1st round TKO. Sakurai rises to 29.
  • It looked so easy for Sakurai. He is the heavy favorite to win the tournament.

John Alessio [47] vs. Andre Galvao

  • MMA Records: Alessio (24-12); Galvao (2-0)
  • Result: Galvao winner by 1st round submission (armbar). Galvao debuts at 52. Alessio drops to 54.

Jason High vs. Yuya Shirai

  • MMA Records: High (6-1); Shirai (15-7)
  • Result: High winner by 1st round submission (rear-naked choke). High debuts at 67.
  • High is a fighter to keep an eye on.

Seichi Ikemoto vs. Marius Zaromskis

  • MMA Records: Ikemoto (18-14-5); Zaromskis (8-2)
  • Result: Zaromskis winner by unanimous decision. Zaraomskis debuts at 77.

155

Vitor Ribeiro [16] vs. Katsuhiko Nagata

  • MMA Records: Ribeiro (19-2); Nagata (4-4-1)
  • Result: Ribeiro winner by 1st round TKO. Ribeiro stays at 16.
  • “Shaolin” is back.

135

Daiki Hata vs. Hideo Tokoro

  • MMA Records: Hata (10-5-3); Tokoro (21-15-1)
  • Result: Hata winner by unanimous decision. Hata debuts at 29.

WEC 40 – April 5

155

Bart Palaszewski [69] vs. Anthony Njokuani

  • MMA Records: Palaszewski (30-12); Njokuani (9-2)
  • Result: Njokuani winner by 2nd round TKO. Njokuani debuts at 81. Palaszewski drops to 82.
  • Great striking from Njokuani

Ben Henderson vs. Shane Roller

  • MMA Records: Henderson (8-1); Roller (5-1)
  • Result: Henderson winner by 2nd round TKO. Henderson debuts at 67.

145

Wagnney Fabiano [5] vs. Fredson Paixao [NR]

  • MMA Records: Fabiano (11-1); Paixao (8-2)
  • Result: Fabiano winner by unanimous decision. Fabiano stays at 5.

Rafael Assuncao [12] vs. Jameel Massouh

  • MMA Records: Assuncao (12-1); Massouh (21-4)
  • Result: Assuncao winner by unanimous decision. Assuncao rises to 11.
  • Assuncao is the real deal. He has all the tools necessary to win a title.

Mike Budnik vs. Rafael Dias

  • MMA Records: Budnik (7-2); Dias (11-5-1)
  • Result: Dias winner by unanimous decision

135

Miguel Torres [1] vs. Takeya Mizugaki [5]

  • MMA Records: Torres (36-1); Mizugaki (11-2-2)
  • Result: Torres winner by unanimous decision. Torres stays at 1. Mizugaki stays at 5.
  • Fight of the Year candidate.

Jeff Curran [NR] vs. Joseph Benavidez [22]

  • MMA Records: Curran (29-10-1); Benavidez (9-0)
  • Result: Benavidez winner by unanimous decision. Benavidez rises to 9. Curran debuts at 25.
  • Great Fight.

Rani Yahya [12] vs. Eddie Wineland [16]

  • MMA Records: Yahya (12-4); Wineland (14-5-1)
  • Result: Yahya winner by 1st round submission (rear-naked choke). Yahya rises to 10. Wineland drops to 21.

Manny Tapia [17] vs. Akitoshi Tamura [NR]

  • MMA Records: Tapia (10-1-1); Tamura (12-7-2)
  • Result: Tamura winner by unanimous decision. Tamura debuts at 16. Tapia drops to 19.
Dominic Cruz [20] vs. Ivan Lopez
  • MMA Records: Cruz (12-1); Lopez (8-0)
  • Result: Cruz winner by unanimous decision. Cruz rises to 17.

Bellator II – April 10

145

Wilson Reis [31] vs. Henry Martinez

  • MMA Records: Reis (6-0); Martinez (0-1)
  • Result: Reis winner by unanimous decision. Reis rises to 28.

Strikeforce – April 11

HVY

Brett Rogers [31] vs. Ronald Humphrey

  • MMA Records: Rogers (8-0); Humphrey (5-0)
  • Result: Rogers winner by 2nd round TKO. Rogers rises to 29.

185

Benji Radach [24] vs. Scott Smith [26]

  • MMA Records: Radach (19-4); Smith (14-5)
  • Result: Smith winner by 3rd round KO. Smith rises to 19. Radach drops to 29.
  • Fight of the Year Candidate…Incredible. Smith has an iron chin.

Frank Shamrock [37] vs. Nick Diaz [NR]

  • MMA Records: Shamrock (24-9-1); Diaz (18-7)
  • Diaz winner by 2nd round TKO. Diaz debuts at 30. Shamrock drops to 55.
  • Shamrock got real old, real quick.
155
Gilbert Melendez [17] vs. Rodrigo Damm [48]
  • MMA Records: Melendez (14-2); Damm (8-2)
  • Result: Melendez winner by 2nd round KO. Melendez rises to 16. Damm drops to 54.
  • Great all-around game from Melendez.

Bellator III – April 17

185

Hector Lombard [37] vs. Virgil Lozano

  • Lombard (17-2-1); Lozano (6-1-1)

UFC 97 – April 18

HVY

Cheick Kongo [6] vs. Antoni Hardonk [27]

  • UFC Records: Kongo (6-2); Hardonk (4-2)
  • MMA Records: Kongo (12-4-1); Hardonk (8-4)
  • Result: Kongo winner by 2nd round TKO. Kongo stays at 6. Hardonk drops to 29.

205

Chuck Liddell [6] vs. Mauricio Rua [11]

  • UFC Records: Liddell (16-5); Rua (1-1)
  • MMA Records: Liddell (21-6); Rua (17-3)
  • Result: Rua winner by 1st round TKO. Rua rises to 5. Liddell drops to 8.
  • Once you suffer your 1st knockout, its easier to get knocked out again. Liddell had a great career and is a legend. He should retire.

Luis Cane [7] vs. Steve Cantwell [28]

  • UFC Records: Cane (2-1); Cantwell (1-0)
  • MMA Records: Cane (9-1); Cantwell (7-1)
  • Result: Cane winner by unanimous decision. Cane stays at 7. Cantwell rises to 26.
  • Great display of striking. Impressed by both guys.

Brian Stann [32] vs. Krzysztof Soszynski

  • UFC Records: Stann (0-0); Soszynski (1-0)
  • MMA Records: Stann (6-1); Soszynski (16-8-1)
  • Result: Soszynski winner by 1st round submission (kimura). Soszynski debuts at 35. Stann drops to 36.
Vinny Magalhaes vs. Eliot Marshall
  • UFC Records: Magalhaes (0-1); Marshall (1-0)
  • MMA Records: Magalhaes (2-3); Marshall (6-1)
  • Result: Marshall winner by unanimous decision.
  • Striking was nowhere near UFC-caliber.

185

Anderson Silva [1] vs. Thales Leites [8]

  • UFC Records: Silva (8-0); Leites (5-1)
  • MMA Records: Silva (23-4); Leites (14-1)
  • Result: Silva winner by unanimous decision. Silva stays at 1. Leites drops to 15.
  • Silva could have thrown Leites under the bus for the bad performance but didn’t. It was an admirable post fight interview in the face of an angry crowd. As far as the fighting goes, Silva is literally untouchable at 185.

Jason MacDonald [27] vs. Nate Quarry [52]

  • UFC Records: MacDonald (5-4); Quarry (5-2)
  • MMA Records: MacDonald (21-11); Quarry (10-3)
  • Result: Quarry winner by 1st round TKO. Quarry rises to 24. MacDonald drops to 28.
  • Effective use of the elbows for a vicious ground and pound.

Denis Kang [32] vs. Xavier Foupa-Pokam

  • UFC Records: Kang (0-1); Foupa-Pokam (0-0)
  • MMA Records: Kang (31-11-1); Foupa-Pokam (20-9)
  • Result: Kang winner by unanimous decision. Kang rises to 30.
  • Foupa-Pokam had no answer on the mat.

Ed Herman [45] vs. David Loiseau [49]

  • UFC Records: Herman (3-4); Loiseau (4-3)
  • MMA Records: Herman (14-7); Loiseau (18-8]
  • Result: Herman winner by unanimous decision. Herman rises to 40. Loiseau drops to 52.
  • Grappling prevails in classic striker vs. grappler matchup.

170

Ryo Chonan [30] vs. TJ Grant [49]

  • UFC Records: Chonan (1-2); Grant (0-0)
  • MMA Records: Chonan (15-9); Grant (13-2)
  • Result: Grant winner by split decision. Grant rises to 31. Chonan drops to 38.
  • Great fight.

155

Matt Wiman [43] vs. Sam Stout [44]

  • UFC Records: Wiman (4-2); Stout (2-4)
  • MMA Records: Wiman (10-4); Stout (13-5-1)
  • Result: Stout winner by unanimous decision. Stout rises to 42. Wiman drops to 44.
  • Great fight by both guys.

Mark Bocek [61] vs. David Bielkheden [80]

  • UFC Records: Bocek (2-2); Bielkheden (1-1)
  • MMA Records: Bocek (6-2); Bielkheden (13-6)
  • Result: Bocek winner by 1st round submission (rear-naked choke). Bocek rises to 53. Bielkheden drops to 94.
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HVY Rankings (April, 2009)

1 Fedor Emelianenko 29~1 Stary Oskol, Russia
2 Frank Mir 12~3 Las Vegas, NV UFC Interim Champion
3 Josh Barnett 24~5 Seattle, WA
4 Brock Lesnar 3~1 Minneapolis, MN UFC Champion
5 Andrei Arlovski 14~6 Minsk, Belarus
6 Cheick Kongo 12~4~1 Paris, France
7 Rodrigo Nogueira 31~5~1 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
8 Randy Couture 16~9 Las Vegas, NV
9 Tim Sylvia 24~5 Davenport, IA
10 Alistair Overeem 29~11 Utrecht, Netherlands Strikeforce Champion
11 Shane Carwin 11~0 Denver, CO
12 Jeff Monson 30~8 Olympia, WA
13 Aleksander Emelianenko 14~3 St. Petersburg, Russia
14 Gabriel Gonzaga 10~3 Ludlow, MA
15 Sergei Kharitonov 16~4 Moscow, Russia
16 Antonio Silva 12~1 Brasilia, Brazil
17 Mirko Filipovic 23~6~2 Zagreb, Croatia
18 Fabricio Werdum 11~4~1 Porto Alegre, Brazil ADCC Champion
19 Heath Herring 28~14 Las Vegas, NV
20 Paul Buentello 27~10 Amarillo, TX
21 Cain Velasquez 5~0 San Jose, CA
22 Pedro Rizzo 16~8 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
23 Ben Rothwell 30~6 Davenport, IA
24 Roy Nelson 13~4 Las Vegas, NV
25 Junior dos Santos 8~1 Bahia, Brazil
26 Justin McCully 9~4~2 Maui, HI
27 Antoni Hardonk 8~4 Weesp, Holland
28 Ricco Rodriguez 34~10 Phoenix, AZ
29 Brett Rogers 9~0 Minneapolis, MN
30 Marcio Cruz 4~2 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
31 Michael Russow 11~1 Chicago, IL
32 Mu Bae Choi 8~3 Seoul, South Korea
33 Dave Herman 13~1 Bloomington, IN
34 Travis Wiuff 54~12 Rochester, MN
35 Eddie Sanchez 8~3 Temecula, CA
36 Patrick Barry 4~0 Milwaukee, WI
37 Semmy Schilt 26~14~1 Zuidlaren, Holland
38 Gilbert Yvel 35~13~1 Amsterdam, Holland
39 Roger Gracie 2~0 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
40 Ron Waterman 16~6~2 Greeley, CO
41 Mario Rinaldi 9~3 Port St. Lucie, FL
42 Chris Tuchscherer 16-1 Fargo, ND
43 Alexey Oleinik 24-4 Moscow, Russia
44 Yoshihiro Nakao 7~2 Japan
45 Todd Duffee 4~0 Coconut Creek, FL
46 Assuerio Silva 14~7 Parana, Brazil  

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205 Rankings (April, 2009)

1 Rashad Evans 13~0~1 Albuquerque, NM UFC Champion
2 Quinton Jackson 30~7 Irvine, CA
3 Lyoto Machida 14~0 Belem, Brazil
4 Forrest Griffin 16~5 Athens, GA
5 Mauricio Rua 18~3 Curitiba, Brazil
6 Dan Henderson 23~7 Temecula, CA
7 Luis Cane 10~1 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
8 Chuck Liddell 21~7 San Luis Obispo, CA
9 Rogerio Nogueira 16~3 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
10 Renato Sobral 32~7 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Strikeforce Champion
11 Wanderlei Silva 32~9~1 Las Vegas, NV
12 Keith Jardine 14~5~1 Albuquerque, NM
13 Jon Jones 8~0 Endicott, NY
14 Anderson Silva 22~4 Curitiba, Brazil
15 Tito Ortiz 15~6~1 Huntington Beach, CA
16 Rich Franklin 24~4 Cincinnatti, OH
17 Thiago Silva 13~1 Sao Paulo, Brazil
18 Stephan Bonnar 11~5 Chicago, IL
19 Eric Schafer 11~3~2 Milwaukee, WI
20 Matt Hamill 6~2 Utica, NY
21 Brandon Vera 10~3 San Diego, CA
22 Goran Reljic 8~0 Zadar, Croatia
23 James Irvin 14~5 Sacramento, CA
24 Sokoudjou 5~4 Temecula, CA
25 Vladimir Matyushenko 21~4 Retchisa, Belarus
26 Steve Cantwell 7~2 Las Vegas, NV
27 Jason Lambert 23~9 Long Beach, CA
28 Mike Whitehead 20~6 Salt Lake City, UT
29 Houston Alexander 8~4 Omaha, NE
30 Jason Brilz 17~1~1 Omaha, NE
31 Rafael Cavalcante 7~1 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
32 Tim Boetsch 8~3 Sunbury, PA
33 Muhammad Lawal 4~0
34 Ryan Bader 9~0 Tempe, AZ
35 Krzysztof Soszynski 17~8~1 Temecula, CA
36 Brian Stann 6~2 Scranton, PA
37 Doug Marshall 9~3 Visalia, CA
38 Glover TeixeIra 6~2 Arroyo Grande, CA
39 Emanuel Newton 11~3~1 Maximum FC Champion
40 Mark Coleman  15~9 Columbus, OH
41 Bobby Southworth 9~6
42 Reese Andy 7~3 Renton, WA
43 Andre Gusmao 5~1 Goiania, Brazil
44 Tomasz Drwal 15~2 San Diego, CA
45 Jake O’Brien 11~2 Indianapolis, IN
46 David Heath 8~4 Tulsa, OK
47 Jamal Patterson 5~2 Hoboken, NJ  

March 25, 2009 Posted by | MMA Rankings | Leave a comment

185 Rankings (April, 2009)

1 Anderson Silva 24~4 Curitiba, Brazil UFC Champion
2 Rich Franklin 24~4 Cincinnatti, OH
3 Nathan Marquardt 28~8~2 Denver, CO
4 Jorge Santiago 21~7 Coconut Creek, FL Sengoku Champion
5 Dan Henderson 23~7 Tecmecula, CA
6 Demian Maia 10~0 Sao Paulo, Brazil ADCC Champion
7 Robbie Lawler 18~4 Granite City, IL
8 Gegard Mousasi 24~2~1 Armenia DREAM GP Champion
9 Yushin Okami 23~4 Kanagawa, Japan
10 Yoshihiro Akiyama 12~1 Osaka, Japan
11 Frank Trigg 19~6 Rochester, NY
12 Ronaldo Souza 10~2 Manaus, Brazil
13 Michael Bisping 17~1 Manchester, England
14 Vitor Belfort 18~8 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
15 Thales Leites 14~2 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
16 Kazuo Misaki 21~9~2 Chiba, Japan
17 Jason Miller 22~6 Las Vegas, NV
18 Patrick Cote 13~5 Quebec City, Canada
19 Scott Smith 15~5 Elk Grove, CA
20 Chael Sonnen 21~10~1 West Linn, OR
21 Paulo Filho 16~1 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
22 Joey Villasenor 26~6 Albuqurque, NM
23 Wilson Gouveia 12~6 Coconut Creek, FL
24 Nate Quarry 11~3 Gresham, OR
25 Cung Le 6~0 San Jose, CA Strikeforce Champion
26 Rousimar Palhares 19~5 Castlerock, WA
27 Alan Belcher 14~5 Biloxi, MS
28 Jason MacDonald 21~12 Edmonton, Canada
29 Ricardo Almeida 10~3 Hamilton, NJ
30 Denis Kang 32~11~1 Vancouver, Canada
31 Benji Radach 9~2 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
32 Nick Diaz 19~7 Stockton, CA
33 Matt Lindland 21~6 Eagle Creek, OR
34 Hector Lombard 19~2~1 Sydney, Australia
35 Dean Lister 11~6 San Diego, CA
36 Jeremy Horn 80~19~5 Salt Lake City, UT
37 Dan Miller 11~1 Whippany, NJ
38 Kendall Grove 10~5 Maui, HI
39 Trevor Prangley 19~5 Cape Town, South Africa
40 Ed Herman 15~7 Portland, OR
41 Chris Leben 18~5 Oahu, HI
42 Melvin Manhoef 23~5~1 Amsterdam, Netherlands
43 Travis Lutter 9~5 Fort Worth, TX
44 Riki Fukuda 14~4
45 Murilo Rua 16~10~1 Curitiba, Brazil
46 Marvin Eastman 15~9~1 Las Vegas, NV
47 Jorge Rivera 16~7 Milford, MA
48 Jason Day 17~8 Lethbridge, Canada
49 Joe Doerksen 41~12 Winnipeg, Canada
50 CB Dolloway 8~1 Tempe, AZ
51 Zak Cummings 9~0 Springfield, MO
52 David Loiseau 18~9 Montreal, Canada
53 Falaniko Vitale 26~9 Honolulu, HI
54 Frank Shamrock 23~10~2 Santa Monica, CA
55 Terry Martin 18~7 Chicago, IL
56 Mike Massenzio 11~3 Paterson, NJ
57 Ryo Kawamura 9~3~2 Japan Pancrase Champion
58 Kazuhiro Nakamura 13~9 Tokyo, Japan
59 Drew McFedries 7~5 Bettendorf, IA
60 Cory DeVela 9~2 Bonney Lake, WA
61 Yuki Sasaki 22~15~1 Japan
62 Tim Credeur 12~2 Breaux Bridge, LA
63 Joe Riggs 29~10 Phoenix, AZ
64 Ryan Jensen 13~5 Omaha, NE
65 Keiichiro Yamamiya 34~23~9 Kanagawa, Japan
66 Rob Kimmons 22~4 Liberty, MO
67 Aaron Simpson 5~0 Phoenix, AZ
68 Ryan McGivern 13~6 Bettendorf, IA
69 Matt Horwich 22~12~1 Gresham, OR
70 Andrews Nakahara 2~1 Brazil
71 Zelg Galesic 9~4 Pula, Croatia
72 Taiei Kin  3~3 Amagasaki, Japan
73 Dong Sik Yoon 4~6 Seoul, South Korea
74 Fabio Nascimento 8~4 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
75 Alessio Sakara 13~7 Miami, FL
76 Jake Rosholt 5~1 Las Vegas, NV
77 Kala Hose 7~3 Waianae, Hawaii Icon Sport Champion
78 Nissen Osterneck 5~2 Myrtle Beach, SC
79 Bryan Baker 8~1 Victorville, CA
80 Nick Catone 6~1 Brick, NJ
81 Kalib Starnes 9~3~1 Surrey, Canada  

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170 Rankings (April, 2009)

1 Georges St-Pierre 18~2 Montreal, Canada UFC Champion
2 Thiago Alves 16~3 Coconut Creek, FL
3 Jon Fitch 18~3 San Jose, CA
4 Jake Shields 22~4~1 San Jose, CA
5 Matt Hughes 42~7 Hillsboro, IL
6 Karo Parisyan 18~5 North Hollywood, CA
7 Matt Serra 9~5 Long Island, NY
8 Paulo Thiago 11~0 Brasilia, Brazil
9 Josh Koscheck 12~4 Fresno, CA
10 Mike Swick 13~2 San Jose, CA
11 Martin Kampmann 15~2 Las Vegas, NV
12 Marcus Davis 16~4 Bangor, ME
13 Carlos Condit 23~5 Alburqurque, NM
14 Dustin Hazelett 12~4 Cincinnati, OH
15 Anthony Johnson 7~2 Los Angeles, CA
16 Nick Thompson 38~10~1 Minneapolis, MN
17 Chris Lytle 26~17~5 Indianapolis, IN
18 Brad Blackburn 14~9~1 Olympia, WA
19 Jay Hieron 17~4 Long Island, NY
20 Dan Hardy 21~6 Nottingham, England
21 Brock Larson 25~2 Brainerd, MN
22 Yoshiyuki Yoshida 10~3 Tokyo, Japan
23 John Howard 11~4 Boston, MA
24 Paul Daley 19~10~2 Nottingham, England
25 Akihiro Gono 29~14~7 Tokyo, Japan
26 Chris Wilson 14~5 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
27 Dong Hyun Kim 11~0~1 Busan, South Korea
28 Matt Brown 9~7 Cincinnati, OH
29 Hayato Sakurai 34~8~2 Tokyo, Japan
30 Kevin Burns 7~2 Des Moines, IA
31 T.J. Grant 14~2 Cole Harbour, Canada
32 Luigi Fioravanti 14~5 Orlando, FL
33 Mike Pierce 7~1
34 Tamdan McCrory 10~2 Cortland, NY
35 Jonathan Goulet 22~10 Victoriaville, Canada
36 Paul Kelly 8~1 Liverpool, England
37 Paul Bradley 10~0
38 Ryo Chonan 15~10 Yamagata, Japan
39 Pete Sell 8~5 Westbury, NY
40 Josh Burkman 18~8 Salt Lake City, UT
41 Roan Carneiro 12~8 Atlanta, GA
42 Mark Miller 8~4 Chicago, IL
43 Brian Foster 9~3
44 Nathan Coy 5~2 Sportfight Champion
45 Delson Heleno 13~5 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
46 Tony DeSouza 10~4 Lima, Peru
47 Paul Taylor 9~4~1 Walsall, England
48 Pat Healy 20~13 St. Louis, MS Maximum FC Champion
49 Ben Saunders 7~0~2 Orlando, FL
50 Forrest Petz 14~6 Cleveland, OH
51 Edgar Garcia 7~0 Yuma, AZ
52 Andre Galvao 3~0 Brazil
53 Kuniyoshi Hironaka 12~6 Tokyo, Japan
54 John Alessio 24~13 Vancouver, Canada
55 Danillo Villefort 9~2 Coconut Creek, FL
56 Johny Hendricks 5~0 Las Vegas, NV
57 Eduardo Pamplona 10~2 Sao Paulo, Brazil
58 Rory Markham 16~5 Bettendorf, IA
59 Ryan Ford 8~2 Edmonton, Canada
60 Alex Serdyukov 8~5 Moscow, Russia
61 Daniel Acacio 16~6 Brazil
62 Daniel Trindade 9~2
63 Luis Santos 32~4 Belem, Brazil
64 Hiromitsu Miura 9~6 Tokyo, Japan
65 Matt Riddle 2~0 Las Vegas, NV
66 Beau Baker 5~1
67 Jason High 7~1 Lakewood, CA
68 Richard Villes 4~3
69 Renato Verissimo 7~5 Hilo, HI
70 Dennis Hallman 40~12~2 Yelm, WA
71 Luke Cummo 6~6 Long Island, NY
72 John Hathaway 10~0 Brighton, England
73 Brett Cooper 8~4 Lakewood, CA
74 Jesse Lennox 10~1 Bettendorf, IA
75 Tom Speer 11~4 Elgin, MN
76 Steve Bruno 12~5 Coconut Creek, FL
77 Marius Zaromskis 9~2 Lithuania  

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155 Rankings (April, 2009)

1 B.J. Penn 13~5~1 Hilo, HI UFC Champion
2 Joachim Hansen 19~7~1 Oslo, Norway DREAM GP Champion
3 Shinya Aoki 20~3 Tokyo, Japan
4 Kenny Florian 11~3 Boston, MA
5 Eddie Alvarez 15~2 Philadelphia, PA
6 Sean Sherk 33~3~1 Oak Grove, MN
7 Gesias Calvancanti 14~2~1 Coconut Creek, FL
8 Josh Thomson 16~2 San Jose, CA Strikeforce Champion
9 Gray Maynard 7~0 Las Vegas, NV
10 Satoru Kitaoka 24~8~9 Nari, Japan Sengoku Champion
11 Tatsuya Kawajiri 23~5~2 Ibaraki, Japan
12 Caol Uno 25~11~4 Kanagawa, Japan
13 Diego Sanchez 20~2 San Diego, CA
14 Frank Edgar 9~1 Tom Rivers, NJ
15 Mitsuhiro Ishida 18~4~1 Ibaraki, Japan
16 Gilbert Melendez 15~2 San Francisco, CA
17 Vitor Ribeiro 20~2 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
18 Tyson Griffin 13~2 Las Vegas, NV
19 KJ Noons 7~2 San Diego, CA
20 Hermes Franca 19~7 Jupiter, FL
21 Eiji Mitsuoka 15~6~2 Japan
22 Clay Guida 25~9 Johnsburg, IL
23 Nick Diaz 19~7 Stockton, CA
24 Josh Neer 25~7~1 Bettendorf, IA
25 Sergey Golyaev 12~7 Russia
26 Joe Stevenson 29~10 Victoriaville, CA
27 Takanori Gomi 29~5 Tokyo, Japan
28 Roger Huerta 20~2~1 Minneapolis, MN
29 Spencer Fisher 22~4 Bettendorf, IA
30 Nate Diaz 10~3 Stockton, CA
31 Takashi Nakakura 10~2~1 Japan Shooto Champion
32 Yusuke Endo 12~2~2 Japan
33 Jorge Masvidal 17~3 Miami, FL
34 Jamie Varner 16~2 Mesa, AZ WEC Champion
35 Gleison Tibau 17~6 Coconut Creek, FL
36 Joe Lauzon 18~4 Bridgewater, MA
37 Kurt Pellegrino 13~4 Point Pleasant, NJ
38 Jim Miller 13~2 Whippany, NJ
39 Marcus Aurelio 17~7 Coconut Creek, FL
40 Rich Clementi 32~14~1 Sidell, LA
41 Terry Etim 12~2 Liverpool, England
42 Sam Stout 14~5~1 London, Canada
43 Yves Edwards 34~15~1 Woodlands, TX
44 Matt Wiman 10~5 Dallas, TX
45 Thiago Tavares 14~3 Florianopolis, Brazil
46 Mac Danzig 18~5~1 Los Angeles, CA
47 Andre Amade 6~3~1 Brazil
48 Koutetsu Boku 13~5~2 Japan
49 Donald Cerrone 9~1 Albuquerque, NM
50 Kazunori Yokota 8~2~3 Japan
51 Mizuto Hirota 10~3~1 Japan
52 Cole Miller 15~3 Coconut Creek, FL
53 Mark Bocek 6~2 Woodbridge, Canada
54 Rodrigo Damm 8~3 Brazil
55 Chris Horodecki 10~1 London, Canada
56 Ronnys Torres 14~1 Brazil
57 Kenichiro Togashi 8~6~5 Japan
58 Rob McCullough 17~5 Huntington Beach, CA
59 Jeremy Stephens 14~5 Des Moines, IA
60 Rob Emerson 8~7 Irvine, CA
61 Ryan Schultz 20~11~1 Gresham, OR
62 Efrain Escudero 11~0 Tempe, AZ
63 Matt Veach 11~0 Granite City, IL
64 Yoshihiro Koyama 12~2~1 Japan
65 Ricardo Lamas 6~0 Chicago, IL
66 Alberto Crane 12~3 Glendale, CA
67 Ben Henderson 9~1 Glendale, AZ
68 Luiz Azeredo 12~8 Brazil
69 Deividas Taurosevicius 9~3 Lithuania
70 Ganjo Tentsuku 9~4~2 Japan
71 Luiz Firmino 12~4 Brazil
72 Manny Gamburyan 8~4 Hollywood, CA
73 Melvin Guillard 21~7~2 New Orleans, LA
74 Matt Grice 9~2 Harrah, OK
75 Jason Black 23~4~1 Bettendorf, IA
76 Rich Crunkilton 16~2 New Smyrna Beach, FL
77 John Gunderson 18~6 Medford, OR
78 Seung Hwan Bang 6~5 South Korea
79 Antonio McKee 22~3~2 Lakewood, CA Maximum FC Champion
80 Anthony Njokuani 10~2 Las Vegas, NV
81 Katsunori Kikuno 11~1~1 Japan DEEP Champion
82 Bart Palaszewski 30~13 Wonder Lake, IL
83 Kyle Bradley 13~6 Baton Rouge, LA
84 Conor Heun 8~2
85 Phillipe Nover 5~1~1 Brooklyn, NY
86 Evan Dunham 8~0 Las Vegas, NV
87 Rafael dos Anjos  11~4 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
88 Marcus Hicks 8~2 Dallas, TX
89 Muhsin Corbbrey 8~3~0
90 Sergio Gomez 8~2 Racine, WI
91 Nick Janowitz 3~0
92 Ryan Machan 8~2 Sylvan Lake, Canada
93 Simon Marini 6~2 Hamilton, Canada
94 David Bielkheden  13~7 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
95 Per Eklund 14~4~1 Stockholm, Sweden
96 Junie Browning 3~1 Las Vegas, NV
97 Daisuke Nakamura 19~10 Tokyo, Japan
98 Jess Liaudin 12~11 London, England
99 Dan Lauzon 12~2 East Bridgewater, MA
100 Dennis Siver 13~6 Mannheim, Germany
101 Edson Berto 14~6~1 Orlando, FL  

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145 Rankings (April, 2009)

1 Mike Brown 21~4 Coconut Creek, FL WEC Champion
2 Urijah Faber 22~2 Sacramento, CA
3 Dokonjonsuke Mishima 19~6~2 Osaka, Japan DEEP Champion
4 Kid Yamamoto 17~1 Tokyo, Japan
5 Wagnney Fabiano 12~1 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
6 Leonard Garcia 12~4 Lubbock, TX
7 Jose Aldo 14~1 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
8 Takeshi Inoue 15~3 Japan Shooto Champion
9 Yuji Hoshino 16~7~7 Tokyo, Japan GCM Champion
10 Hatsu Hioki 18~3~2 Nagoya, Japan
11 Rafael Assuncao 13~1 Atlanta, GA
12 Masakazu Imanari 16~6~1 Kanagawa, Japan
13 Nam Phan 15~5
14 Hideki Kadowaki 13~9~2 Chiba, Japan
15 Jens Pulver 22~11~1 Bettendorf, IA
16 Marlon Sandro 13~0 Brazil Pancrase Champion
17 Chan Sung Jung 3~0 South Korea
18 Michihiro Omigawa 5~7~1 Japan
19 L.C. Davis 13~2 Bettendorf, IA
20 Bao Quach 15~9~1 Irvine, CA
21 Akiyo Nishiura 9~4~1 Yokohama, Japan
22 Josh Grispi 12~1 Boston, MA
23 Cub Swanson 13~2 Palm Springs, CA
24 Antonio Carvalho 10~4 Toronto, Canada
25 Hiroyuki Takaya 10~6~1 Chiba, Japan
26 Mark Hominick 16~8 London, Canada
27 Savant Young 9~8 Los Angeles, CA
28 Wilson Reis 7~0 Philadelphia, PA
29 Pequeno Nogueira 13~5~2 Brazil
30 Hiroshi Nakamura 6~3~4 Japan
31 Rumina Sato 24~13~2 Tokyo, Japan
32 Shintaro Ishiwatari 6~2~3 Japan
33 Tenkei Fujimiya 7~4~2 Japan
34 Micah Miller 10~4 Athens, GA  

March 25, 2009 Posted by | MMA Rankings | Leave a comment

135 Rankings (April, 2009)

1 Miguel Torres 37~1 East Chicago, IN WEC Champion
2 Masakatsu Ueda 8~0~2 Japan Shooto Champion
3 Brian Bowles 7~0 Athens, GA
4 Koetsu Okazaki 5~1~1 Japan
5 Takeya Mizugaki 11~3~2 Kanagawa, Japan GCM Champion
6 Damacio Page 11~4 Albuquerque, NM
7 Masakazu Imanari 16~6~1 Kanagawa, Japan
8 Atsushi Yamamoto 12~6~1 Shiga, Japan
9 Joseph Benavidez 9~0 Sacramento, CA
10 Rani Yahya 13~4 San Diego, CA ADCC Champion
11 Marcos Galvao 6~3~1 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
12 Will Ribeiro  10~2 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
13 Joe Warren  1~0 Ann Arbor, MI
14 Yoshiro Maeda 24~6~2 Osaka, Japan
15 Abel Cullum 14~2 Tucumcari, NM
16 Akitsohi Tamura 13~7~1 Osaka, Japan
17 Dominic Cruz 13~1 Tucson, AZ
18 Chase Beebe 11~3 Chicago, IL
19 Manny Tapia 10~2~1 Chino, CA
20 Scott Jorgensen 6~2 Boise, ID
21 Eddie Wineland 14~6~1 Portage, IN
22 Kenji Osawa 15~8~2 Tokyo, Japan
23 Chris Manuel 6~1~2 Coconut Creek, FL
24 Bibiano Fernandes 4~2 Manaus, Brazil
25 Hiroyuki Takaya 10~6~1 Chiba, Japan
26 Jeff Curran 29~11~1 Island Lake, IL
27 Masahiro Oishi 19~11~7 Tokyo, Japan
28 Akiyo Nishiura 9~4~1 Yokohama, Japan
29 Daiki Hata 11~5~3
30 Daniel Lima 8~3~2 Queensland, Austraila
31 Charlie Valencia 10~5 Los Angeles, CA
32 Jarrod Card 7~3~1
33 Jeff Bedard 10~2 Duluth, GA  

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