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Tuesday, Jan 06, 2015

UFC Rankings Update: Donald Cerrone, Hector Lombard and Kyoji Horiguchi Rise, Daniel Cormier Loses P4P Spot

Donald Cerrone kicking Jim Miller (photo via FOX Sports / UFC)

By FCF Staff

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released its latest rankings, following the promotion’s card this past Saturday, and several of the night’s winners have made moves.

Donald Cerrone worked his way to a unanimous decision win over Myles Jury at UFC 182, and as a result, the perennial lightweight contender has moved up a position to #3. Gilbert Melendez has dropped to #4.

At welterweight, Hector Lombard scored a UD win over Josh Burkman, and the powerful fighter has risen to #5. Matt Brown has slipped a spot and is now sitting at #6.

The biggest mover is flyweight Kyoji Horiguchi, who has risen three spots as a result of his decision victory over Louis Gaudinot. The dynamic striker jumped from the #11 place at 125 to #8.

Following his decision loss to light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier has dropped out of the pound-for-pound ranks. The #1 contender at 205, Alexander Gustafsson, is now sitting at #15 in the P4P rankings.

The UFC rankings are determined by a panel of media members following each of the promotion’s events.

posted by FCF Staff @ 12:23 pm
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