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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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10 April Fights To Watch

10. Roger Huerta vs.C had Hinton at Bellator 13 on April 8 Probably not the most competitive fight, but it is Huerta’s debut for Bellator so it is a highly anticipated fight.  Huerta should walk through the tournament, but there … 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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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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To 30 Fighters of the Decade

1. Chuck Liddell – Chuck Liddell became the face of MMA and the UFC in this decade.  He has been at the center of launching mixed martial arts into a more mainstream position.  He gets the number one spot because … Continue reading

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UFC’s Lightweight Wishlist

This is a tricky wishlist. The lightweight division’s wishlist would have to be full of Japanese fighters, who have little intention of ever coming to the U.S. Perhaps some of the bigger names could fight on occasion for Strikeforce, but … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Pound For Pound Rankings

Pound For Pound Rankings – Top 50 Rank Name Affiliation Weight Class 1 Anderson Silva UFC 185 Lbs. 2 Georges St. Pierre UFC 170 Lbs. 3 Fedor Emelianenko Affliction Heavyweight 4 Miguel Torres WEC 135 Lbs. 5 Lyoto Machida UFC … 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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