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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 bantamweights: March 2015

Due to inactivity, Michael McDonald is currently ineligible. Also note previous rankings (1/7/15) in parenthesis: 1) T.J. Dillashaw (1) T.J. Dillashaw is set to defend his title in a rematch against Renan Barao at UFC 186 on April 25th in Montreal. This is a chance to prove that Dillashaw was just that great rather than if Barao just had a down time that night. 2) Renan Barao (2) Searching for redemption, Renan Barao has a chance to

Top 10 MMA bantamweights: January 2015

Due to inactivity, Michael McDonald is ineligible for the rankings. Also that the previous rankings (10/20/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1) T.J. Dillashaw (1) T.J Dillashaw currently has nothing scheduled but his next likely opponent due to injuries is Renan Barao who recently rebounded. Dominick Cruz is out with an ACL injury and Raphael Accuncao is recovering from ankle surgery due to an injury there. 2) Renan Barao (2) After a successful rebound win against Mitch Gagnon, Renan Barao may have

Top 10 MMA bantamweights : October 2014

Please note the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (9/22/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1) T.J. Dillashaw (1) T.J. Dillashaw probably won’t fight until at least February 2014 but when he does fight it will most likely be against Dominick Cruz. 2) Renan Barao (2) In order to even be considered for a title shot again, Renan Barao needs to fight Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight

Top 10 MMA bantamweights: September 2014

Please note due to inactivity, Dominick Cruz is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also note previous rankings (7/22/14) in parenthesis: 1. T.J. Dillashaw (1) T.J. Dillashaw didn’t face Renan Barao at UFC 177, but he did have a good match with replacement Joe Soto and knocked him out. One has to admire Soto for giving Dillashaw more of a test then Barao, but it also shows that the champion is adaptable to adverse conditions. 2. Renan Barao

Top 10 MMA bantamweights: July 2014

Please note that due to inactivity, Dominick Cruz is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also the last rankings (5/30/14) are in parenthesis: 1. T.J. Dillashaw (1) Despite his dominance over the bantamweight equivalent of Anderson Silva in order to capture the UFC Bantamweight Champship, T.J. Dillashaw is now set to face the man who’s title he took in Renan Barao. The title defense will take place at UFC 177 on August 30th. 2. Renan Barao (2) Despite

Top 10 MMA bantamweights: May 2014

Please note that due to inactivity, Dominick Cruz is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also the rankings are decided by a panel of writers: 1. T.J Dillashaw (6) Having pulled one of the greatest upsets in the history of MMA, T.J Dillashaw will probably defend his title first against Raphael Assuncao. There was a mention of a possible immediate rematch with Renan Barao but that makes no sense considering the domination. 2. Renan Barao (1) Renan

Top 10 MMA bantamweights: April 2014

Please note that due to inactivity, Dominick Cruz is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also note that due to a rare tie for tenth, this month’s list will actually include eleven fighters in the rankings. Lastly, rankings are done by a panel and last months rankings are in parenthesis: ~ 1 (1) ~ Renan Barao Renan Barao is now set to face TJ Dillashaw at UFC 173 on May 24th. Considering