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Bellator MMA rankings up to date following ‘Kongo vs Kharitonov’ occasion

Bellator MMA rankings up to date following ‘Kongo vs Kharitonov’ occasion
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The official Bellator MMA rankings have been updated after Bellator 265: “Congo vs Kharitonov”, which went down on Friday. August 20, 2021, from the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In the main event of the evening, Cheick Kongo forced Sergei Kharitonov to knock in the last seconds of the third round.

Subsequently, Jornel Lugo put Keith Lee in the very first round (see here again), while Marcelo Golm caused a sensation on his Bellator debut by eliminating Billy Swanson in the very first round.

To find out how fighters are ranked after each Bellator MMA event, click here.

MEN POUND FOR POUND

1. AJ McKee (18-0)
2. Patricio Pitbull (32-5)
3. Vadim Nemkov (13-2)
4. Gegard Mousasi (47-7-2)
5. Ryan Bader (28-6)
6. Yaroslav Amosow (26-0)
7. Sergio Pettis (21-5)
8. Douglas Lima (32-9)
9. Corey Anderson (15-5)
10. Juan Archuleta (25-3)

LADIES POUND FOR POUND

1. Cris Cyborg (24-2)
2. Juliana Velasquez (11-0)
3. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-1)
4. Julia Budd (15-3)
5. Liz Carmouche (15-7)
6. Denise Kielholtz (6-3)
7. Arlene Blencowe (14-8)
8. Zingano cat (12-4)
9. Kana Watanabe (10-0)
10. Leslie Smith (12-9-1)

MEN’S HEAVYWEIGHT (265 pounds)

C. Ryan Bader (28-6)

1. Valentin Moldavsky (11-1) * interim champion
2. Timothy Johnson (15-7)
3. Check Congo (30-11-2)
4. Tyrell Fortune (10-1)
5. Linton Vassell (20-8)
6. Steven Mowry (9-0)
7. Davion Franklin (3-0)
8. Said Sowma (7-2) +1
9. Gokhan-Saricam (5-1) +1
10. Jack Hager (3-0) -2

LIGHTWEIGHT MEN’S HEAVYWEIGHT (205 pounds)

C. Vadim Nemkov (13-2)

1. Ryan Bader (27-6)
2. Corey Anderson (14-5)
3. Phil Davis (22-6)
4. Anthony Johnson (23-6)
5. Julius Anglickas (10-1)
6. Lyoto Machida (26-11)
7. Grant Neal (5-0)
8. Christian Edwards (5-0)
9. Melvin Manhoef (32-15-1)
10. Karl Albrektsson

MEN’S MEDIUM WEIGHT (185 lbs)

C. Gegard Mousasi (47-7-2)

1. John Salter (18-4)
2. Austin Vanderford (11-0)
3. Costello van Steenis (13-2)
4. Fabian Edwards (9-2)
5. Johnny Eblen (8-0)
6. Charlie Ward (9-4)
7. Mike Shipman (14-3)
8. Romero cotton (5-0) –
9. Norbert Novenyi Jr. (5-0) +1
9. Dalton Rosta (5-0) NR *

MEN’S WORLD WEIGHT (170 pounds)

C. Jaroslaw Amosow (25-0)

1. Douglas Lima (32-9)
2. Michael Page (19-1)
3. Jason Jackson (15-4)
4. Neiman Gracie (10-2)
5. Logan Storley (11-1)
6. Joey Davis (8-0)
7. Derek Anderson (17-4)
8. Paul Daley (43-17-2)
9. Oliver Enkamp (10-2)
10. Sabah Homasi (15-9)

MEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT (155 lbs)

C. Patricio Pitbull (32-4)

1. Patricky Pitbull (23-10)
2. Sidney Outlaw (16-4)
3. Benson Henderson (28-10)
4. Peter Queally (13-5-1)
5. Goiti Yamauchi (25-5)
6. Myles Jury (19-6) -2
7. Usman Nurmagomedov (13-0)
8.Islam Mamedov (20-1-1)
9. Aviv Gozali (6-0)
10. Adam Piccolotti (12-4)

MEN’S SPRING WEIGHT (145 pounds)

CAJ McKee (18-0)

1. Patricio Pitbull (32-5)
2. Mads Burnell (16-3)
3. Adam Borics (17-1)
4. Emmanuel Sanchez (20-6)
5. Aaron Pico (8-3) +1
6. Daniel Weichel (41-12) +1
7. Pedro Carvalho (11-5) +1
8. Jeremy Kennedy (16-3) +2
9. Justin Gonzales (12-0)
10. Darrion Caldwell (15-5) NR *

MEN’S BANTAM WEIGHT (135 pounds)

C. Sergio Pettis (21-5)

1. Juan Archuleta (25-3)
2. Inconsistent mix (13-1)
3. Magomed Magomedov (17-1)
4. Raufeon Stots (15-1)
5. Leandro Higo (21-5)
6. James Gallagher (11-1)
7. Josh Hill (20-3)
8. Jornel Lugo (6-0)
9. Cass Bell (5-2)
10. Darrion Caldwell (15-5)

LADIES FEATHER WEIGHT (145 lbs)

C. Cris Cyborg (24-2)

1. Julia Budd (15-3)
2. Arlene Blencowe (13-8)
3. Zingano cat (12-4)
4. Leslie Smith (12-9-1)
5. Leah McCourt (5-1)
6. Sinead Kavanagh (7-4)
7. Janay Harding (6-5)
8. Jessy Miele (5-2)
9. Talita Nogueira (8-2)
10. Jessica Borga (3-3)

LADIES FLY WEIGHT (125 pounds)

C. Juliana Velasquez (11-0)

1. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-1)
2. Liz Carmouche (15-7)
3. Denise Kielholtz (6-2)
4. Kana Watanabe (10-1-1)
5. Alejandra Lara (9-5)
6. Veta Arteaga (6-4)
7. Kate Jackson (11-5-1)
8. Vanessa Porto (23-9)
9. Diana Avsaragova (4-0)
10. Valerie Loureda (3-1)

Expect some changes after the dust settles on Bellator 266 on September 18, 2021, crowned by a light heavyweight bout between Yoel Romero and Phil Davis.

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