World MMA Rankings – May 2009

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World MMA Rankings – May 2009

By Elias Dominguez

Below are the current MMAWeekly World MMA Rankings, which are up-to-date as of May 6. I think Kenny Florian should be up a couple spots in the lightweight division, but I’m sure that will happen once he soundly defeats BJ Penn at UFC 101. Other than that I think the rankings are right on.

HEAVYWEIGHT (over 205 pounds)

1. Fedor Emelianenko
2. Josh Barnett
3. Frank Mir
4. Andrei Arlovski
5. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
6. Randy Couture
7. Tim Sylvia
8. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic
9. Brock Lesnar
10. Fabricio Werdum

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT (205-pound limit)

1. Rashad Evans
2. Lyoto Machida
3. Forrest Griffin
4. Quinton Jackson
5. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
6. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
7. Wanderlei Silva
8. Keith Jardine
9. Thiago Silva
10. Renato “Babalu” Sobral

MIDDLEWEIGHT (185-pound limit)

1. Anderson Silva
2. Robbie Lawler
3. Yushin Okami
4. Nathan Marquardt
5. Jorge Santiago
6. Dan Henderson
7. Gegard Mousasi
8. Vitor Belfort
9. Kazuo Misaki
10. Yoshihiro Akiyama

WELTERWEIGHT (170-pound limit)

1. Georges St. Pierre
2. Jon Fitch
3. Thiago Alves
4. Jake Shields
5. Josh Koscheck
6. Matt Hughes
7. Martin Kampmann
8. Carlos Condit
9. Nick Thompson
10. Mike Swick

LIGHTWEIGHT (160-pound limit)

1. Shinya Aoki
2. Eddie Alvarez
3. B.J. Penn
4. Tatsuya Kawajiri
5. Joachim Hansen
6. Gesias “JZ” Calvancante
7. Kenny Florian
8. Mitsuhiro Ishida
9. Josh Thomson
10. Satoru Kitaoka

FEATHERWEIGHT (145 pound-limit)

1. Mike Brown
2. Urijah Faber
3. Hatsu Hioki
4. Wagnney Fabiano
5. “Lion” Takeshi Inoue
6. Jose Aldo
7. Raphael Assuncao
8. Leonard Garcia
9. Antonio Carvalho
10. Nam Phan

BANTAMWEIGHT (135 pounds or less)

1. Miguel Torres
2. Brian Bowles
3. Masakatsu Ueda
4. Takeya Mizugaki
5. Akitoshi Tamura
6. Will Ribeiro
7. Damacio Page
8. Joseph Benavidez
9. Manny Tapia
10. Marcos Galvao

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