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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-19-2009, 04:41 AM Thread Starter
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MMAweekly's World MMA Rankings

#1 Heavyweight Fighter in the World: Fedor Emelianenko

2. Brock Lesnar

3. Frank Mir

4. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

5. Randy Couture

6. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic

7. Brett Rogers

8. Cain Velasquez

9. Andrei Arlovski

10. Shane Carwin



#1 Light Heavyweight Fighter in the World: Lyoto Machida

2. Rashad Evans

3. Quinton Jackson

4. Anderson Silva

5. Forrest Griffin

6. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua

7. Gegard Mousasi

8. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

9. Keith Jardine

10. Thiago Silva



#1 Middleweight Fighter in the World: Anderson Silva

2. Yushin Okami

3. Nathan Marquardt

4. Jorge Santiago

5. Dan Henderson

6. Robbie Lawler

7. Vitor Belfort

8. Kazuo Misaki

9. Yoshihiro Akiyama

10. Demian Maia



#1 Welterweight Fighter in the World: Georges St. Pierre

2. Jon Fitch

3. Jake Shields

4. Thiago Alves

5. Josh Koscheck

6. Matt Hughes

7. Martin Kampmann

8. Carlos Condit

9. Mike Swick

10. Nick Thompson


LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION (160-pound limit)

#1 Lightweight Fighter in the World: B.J. Penn

2. Shinya Aoki

3. Eddie Alvarez

4. Tatsuya Kawajiri

5. Joachim Hansen

6. Kenny Florian

7. Gesias "JZ" Calvancante

8. Josh Thomson

9. Frankie Edgar

10. Diego Sanchez



#1 Featherweight Fighter in the World: Mike Brown

2. Urijah Faber

3. Hatsu Hioki

4. Wagnney Fabiano

5. Jose Aldo

6. "Lion" Takeshi Inoue

7. Raphael Assuncao

8. Leonard Garcia

9. Joe Warren

10. Marlon Sandro


BANTAMWEIGHT DIVISION (135 pounds or less)

#1 Featherweight Fighter in the World: Brian Bowles

2. Miguel Torres

3. Masakatsu Ueda

4. Takeya Mizugaki

5. Akitoshi Tamura

6. Dominick Cruz

7. Will Ribeiro

8. Damacio Page

9. Joseph Benavidez

10. Manny Tapia

Some odd calls I find. Barnett out of the top 10, Mirko #6 HW (lolwut), Carwin lower than Cain even though he beat a higher ranked opponent in GG, Rashad higher than Rampage etc...

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-19-2009, 04:43 AM
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I don't like this ranking at all.

Carwin is too low, Mirko is too high, Forrest is above Shogun, Rashad is above Rampage, it's a mess.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-19-2009, 06:07 AM
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What is Mirko doing in the top 10?

Originally Posted by jdun11
This is by far the easiest and safest pick of the year in mma.
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Nog's only chance is one of his miracle submissions, after taking a beating the entire fight.
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But its not gay if you watch it with a hot chik.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-20-2009, 10:12 AM
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My God, i hate how much the LW's in Japan are so overated, believe me am a huge fan of japanese MMA but i cant understand in the slightest why JZ, Hansen and Kawajiri would be in the top 10 let alone top 5. Kawajiri maybe has a shout to scrape top 10, but certainly not top 5.

Hansen has only 1 good win in god knows how many years and that was against a very tired Aoki. that just doesnt cut it with me

JZ hasnt won in 2 years, just how can you argue that??????

I love Kawajiri but he only has 1 good win in the last 3 years and that is against JZ who i dont rate at all (although he has great potential).

How you can rank these above the likes of Florian, Sanchez, Edgar and Maynard is just beyond a joke.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-20-2009, 11:27 AM
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WTF, did Floyd Mayweather make these rankings?
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