Tag Archives: Joe Lauzon

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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Top 10 Submissions in 2009

1. Toby Imada’s Reverse Triangle Choke on Jorge Masvidal 2. Demian Maia’s Triangle Choke on Chael Sonnen 3. Seth Dikun’s Flying Triangle on Rolando Perez 4. Nate Diaz’s Modified Guillotine on Melvin Guillard 5. Shinya Aoki’s Amrbar on Joachim Hansen … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Lightweight Rankings

MMA Planet Lightweight Rankings Lightweight 1. B.J. Penn 2. Shinya Aoki 3. Kenny Florian 4. Diego Sanchez 5. Eddie Alvarez 6. Gray Maynard 7. Josh Thomson 8. Gilbert Melendez 9. Tatsuya Kawajiri 10. Gesias Calvancante 11. Frank Edgar 12. Joachim … Continue reading

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Ultimate Fighter Alumni Rankings

If I counted correctly there are currently 52 TUF veterans in the UFC, I have listed who I believe are the most successful guys since their stints on the Ultimate Fighter in order.  This shows that the reality show has been … 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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The Best MMA Families

The number one is obvious. The king of MMA families is the Gracie family. They were the MMA pioneers. They have developed jiu jitsu. They have countless names out there. So, we will concede far and away the number one … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Awards: Best Submission

Toby Imada’s Inverted Triangle on Jorge Masvidal at Bellator V on May 1 If this is not the best submission of the year I will be shocked.  Masvidal is no slouch, but Imada locked in an inverted triangle while hanging … 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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