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The State of the UFC Featherweight Division

I am very optimistic about the UFC’s featherweight vision.  In fact, I think it may be the most exciting division.  The division puts on great fights and is being infused with great talent. The Champion: Jose Aldo Top Contenders: 1. … Continue reading

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The Featherweight Invasion 2011

When Zuffa announced that the WEC would fold into the UFC it was great news for featherweight and bantamweight fighters everywhere.  It assured them more exposure, bigger pay days and better sponsors.  What many people did not count on was … 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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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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Tyson Griffin vs. Evan Dunham at UFC 115 in June

A lightweight fight between contender Tyson Griffin and Evan Dunham is likely for June’s UFC 115. Tyson Griffin was expected to fight at UFC 108, but was forced with withdraw due to an injury.  Now, recovered and training again Griffin … 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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Tyson Griffin vs. Jim Miller Possible For UFC 108

MMAJunkie is reporting the possibility of a lightweight bout between Tyson Griffin and Jim Miller at UFC 108 on January 2nd. Tyson Griffin looked really impressive at UFC 103 by finishing Hermes Franca by TKO. Griffin is looking to move … Continue reading

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Who Are the UFC’s Next Number One Contenders

Diego Sanchez, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, and Shane Carwin are currently number one contenders in their respective weight classes. Who are the next title shots going to after these guys and in the other divisions? Lightweight Diego Sanchez currently is set … Continue reading

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What’s Next For UFC 103 Fighters

With UFC 103 in the books fans will start to wonder what’s next for the key fighters from the event. These guys are now available (barring injury) to be scheduled for their next fight. Some of the guys could fight … Continue reading

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UFC 103 Predictons

Franklin vs. Belfort Franklin is good and technical, but Belfort is fast and explosive.  It is good for the UFC if Belfort wins to set up the potential Belfort vs. Silva match up.  This is a huge step up in … Continue reading

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