Tag Archives: Gleison Tibau

The State of the UFC Lightweight Division

The UFC lightweight division is officially a mess. The champion Frankie Edgar was scheduled to face top contender Gray Maynard at UFC 130 on May 28th, but injuries to both guys have forced that fight to be postponed. Depending on … Continue reading

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MMA Planet’s Lightweight Rankings (January 2011)

Lightweight 1. Frank Edgar 2. Gray Maynard 3. B.J. Penn 4. Gilbert Melendez 5. Kenny Florian 6. Eddie Alvarez 7. Shinya Aoki 8. Evan Dunham 9. George Sotiropolous 10. Jim Miller 11. Anthony Pettis 12. Clay Guida 13. Sean Sherk … Continue reading

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My UFN 21: Gomi vs. Florian Predictions

Takanori Gomi vs. Kenny Florian I am excited for this fight.  Gomi, the former PRIDE champion finally comes to the UFC.  It would bode well for the UFC if Gomi would do well.  It would make more possible a live … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the UFC Lightweight Division

Champion: B.J. Penn Number One Contender: Frank Edgar Other Contenders:  By resume the next contender is Gray Maynard, but his problem is he cannot finish fights.  He will either take another fight or wait on a title shot.  He will … Continue reading

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UFC Lightweight Rankings

UFC Lighteight Rankings Rank Name Next Fight 1 B.J. Penn Diego Sanchez (UFC 107 – Dece. 12) 2 Diego Sanchez B.J. Penn (UFC 107 – Dec. 12) 3 Gray Maynard Roger Huerta (UFN – Sept. 16) 4 Kenny Florian Clay … Continue reading

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Looking Back At TUF 9 Finale

Satuday the UFC held the ninth finale for the Ultimate Fighter.  The live event was headlined by a lightweight bout between Diego Sancehz and Clay Guida.  Also, the show featured two finals bouts from the Ultimate Fighter 9: United States … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale Preview and Predictions

The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale will take place Saturday evening at 9:00 P.M./E.S.T. on Spike.  The card will feature a lightweight bout between Diego Sancehez and Clay Guida as well as the welterweight and lightweight finals from the ninth season … Continue reading

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MMA Rankings: Lightweights

New MMAPlanet Lightweight Rankings: Lightweight 1. B.J. Penn 2. Shinya Aoki 3. Kenny Florian 4. Tatsuya Kawajiri 5. Eddie Alvarez 6. Gray Maynard 7. Josh Thomson 8. Gilbert Melendez 9. Diego Sanchez 10. Gesias Cavalcante 11. Frankie Edgar 12. Satoru Kitaoka … Continue reading

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