Charles Oliveira Enters Top Five, Check out Latest Pound for Pound Ranking Update

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UFC 269 was a crazy PPV that shook lots of people and, of course, the UFC rankings too.

In the main event, UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira finished Dustin Poirier in round three of their scheduled five-round fight.

With that win, Charles Oliveira is now ranked as the number five pound for pound ranked fighter in the UFC. Dustin has slipped down two positions. He went from number five to number eight.

Current Top 10 Pound for Pound Rankings of UFC

  1. Kamaru Usman
  2. Alexander Volkanovski
  3. Israel Adesanya
  4. Francis Ngannou
  5. Charles Oliveira
  6. Jon Jones
  7. Max Holloway
  8. Dustin Poirier
  9. Stipe Miocic
  10. Brandon Moreno
  11. Petr Yan
  12. Glover Teixeira
  13. Robert Whittaker
  14. Jan Blachowicz
  15. Ciryl Gane

Top Five Women’s Pound For Pound Rankings

There is an update in women’s pound for pound rankings too, Amanda Nunes has lost her top spot and succeeded by Valentina Schevchenko. Now, Nunes is at the number three spot, and Julianna Pena is at the number four spot.

  1. Valentina Shevchinko
  2. Rose Namajunas
  3. Amanda Nunes
  4. Julianna Pena
  5. Zhang Weili

Other ranking updates

Other ranking updates post UFC 269 includes Dominick Cruz climbing up two spots at number seven, Pedro Munhoz slips two spots down to number ten. Josh Emmett goes up one place at number six, Justin Gaethje is number one, and Dustin Poirier is ranked as number two in the lightweight division.


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