Article

Rankings: Formiga Jumps Into Top 5



With his decision victory over Zach Makovsky at Fight Night Bangor last Saturday, Jussier Formiga has been voted into the top 5 of the UFC flyweight division. 

The 29-year-old Brazilian is now ranked No. 4 in the division passing John Moraga and Ali Bagautinov, who fell to No. 6. Makovsky moved down to No. 10 and Brad Pickett moved up a spot to No. 9.

In the women's bantamweight division, Sara McMann jumped ahead of Alexis Davis into the No. 3 spot, just behind No. 1 Cat Zingano and No. 2 Miesha Tate

> Read: Check Out The Complete Updated Rankings

Ross Pearson, fresh off his big KO win over Gray Maynard, was voted into the top 15, falling at No. 14. Maynard fell three spots to No. 15, while Rustam Khabilov moved up to No. 12, Jorge Masvidal hopped up to No. 13 and Joe Lauzon fell off the rankings completely.

In other movement, Josh Barnett moved ahead of Stipe Miocic into the No. 5 spot at heavyweight, and Stefan Struve jumped ahead on Minotauro Nogueira to No. 12. At welterweight, Jake Ellenberger moved ahead of Demian Maia to No. 7 overall, and Tarec Saffiedine jumped ahead of Dong Hyun Kim into the No. 9 slot.
 

Watch Past Fights

Saturday, July 11
10PM/7PM
ETPT
Las Vegas, Nevada

Media

Recent
Headliner Conor McGregor heads to Los Angeles for an appearance on Conan. In Sacramento, Chad Mendes discovers that his phone number has been published. Back in Vegas, McGregor gets in some training, and Mendes watches his foe’s late-night appearance.
Jul 4, 2015
UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles gets you caught up on all the action that's been going down in UFC 189 Embedded.
Jul 3, 2015
Go into the fight camps of the 4 UFC 189 stars - Conor McGregor, Chad Mendes, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald - as they go into battle for the right to call themselves champion. Countdown premieres on FOX Sports 1 on Sunday at 8:30pm/5:30pm ETPT.
Jul 3, 2015
Thales Leites and Tim Boetsch get their chance to meet in the Octagon, and with the division as stacked as it’s ever been, a win is crucial.Thales Leites takes on Michael Bisping in the main event at Fight Night Glasgow.
Jul 3, 2015