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MMA Freak April 2015 Rankings

Due to time constraints, the remaining rankings for this month will be updated in this article. Due to inactivity and suspension the following fighters are ineligible for the pound for pound ranking: Jon Jones, Cain Velasquez, Michael McDonald, TJ Grant, Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, Rashad Evans and Josh Barnett. Top 10 P4P Rankings (3/27/15) 1) Demetrious Johnson (3) 2) Jose Aldo (2) 3) Ronda Rousey (5) 4) Chris Weidman (4) 5) T.J. Dillashaw

Top 10 MMA featherweights: January 2015

Note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (11/30/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1) Jose Aldo (1) It has yet to be confirmed but Jose Aldo‘s next title defense is being targeted for UFC 187 in May against the Irishman Conor McGregor. With the momentum behind McGregor, this challenge maybe the motivation Aldo needs to get out of his stale fight plan.

Top 10 MMA featherweights: November 2014

Note due to inactivity, Chan Sung Jung is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (10/14/14) in parenthesis: 1) Jose Aldo (1) Jose Aldo found himself fighting a closer fight against Chad Mendes than expected and may have shared fight of the year with Mendes. UFC 179 showed that rematches with Aldo are by no means a one sided repeat and one could argue that Mendes actually won the title. 2) Chad

Top 10 MMA featherweights: October 2014

Note due to inactivity, Chan Sung Jung is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (9/14/14) in parenthesis: 1) Jose Aldo (1) Jose Aldo is on course to defend his title against Chad Mendes at UFC 179 on October 25th. He may then face upstart Conor McGregor as stated by Dana White who believes that McGregor makes the most sense as Aldo’s next championship challenger. 2) Chad Mendes (2) He’s had to wait a while,

Top 10 MMA featherweights: September 2014

Note due to inactivity, Chan Sung Jung is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (8/14/14) in parenthesis: 1. Jose Aldo (1) Jose Aldo is currently on course for his UFC 179 title defense and rematch against Chad Mendes after an injury which delayed their meeting. His previous injury forced the cancellation of UFC 176, but he is on track to show up for UFC 179 healthy and ready for fight. 2.

Top 10 MMA featherweights: August 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of writers and that the previous rankings (7/11/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1. Jose Aldo (1) Jose Aldo‘s injury set back his title defense rematch with Chad Mendes but they will be facing off at UFC 179 on October 25th. However, this should take nothing away from Aldo’s desire to get revenge for his teammate against Team Alpha Male. 2. Chad

Top 10 MMA featherweights: July 2014

Please note that due to suspension Dennis Siver is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also the last rankings (5/20/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Jose Aldo (1) An injury to Jose Aldo has resulted in the cancellation of UFC 176 and the postponement of his title defense against Chad Mendes. This is only the second time in the history of the UFC that a pay per view fight card cancellation has taken place though this could have

Top 10 MMA featherweights: May 2014

Please note that due to suspension Dennis Siver is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also the last rankings (4/24/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Jose Aldo (1) Jose Aldo is now set to defend his title in a rematch against number one contender Chad Mendes at UFC 176 on August 2, 2014. It should be interesting to see if Mendes will be more challenging for Aldo or whether Aldo will be going for

Top 10 MMA featherweights: April 2014

Please note that due to a suspension Dennis Siver is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also the last rankings (3/20/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Jose Aldo (1) The UFC Featherweight Champion currently has nothing scheduled. However he is certainly open to a rematch with Chad Mendes as he has said in past interviews. In addition the match up would be the logical step in the division as Mendes is the