MMA's musical chairs: who sits where in the latest rankings?
Ranking mixed martial artists is, to be fair, an inexact science. Rules across the sport are dissimilar, weight classes don't always conform and fighters have been known to jump from division to division. And all such factors played into SI.com's latest MMA rankings.
Though there was little movement from heavyweight through lightweight in comparison to last month's list, featherweight and bantamweight registered several notable changes.
With the start of Sengoku's featherweight tournament this Friday in Japan, WEC 40's bantamweight-heavy lineup coming April 5, and Bellator Fighting Championship's debut next month, don't expect the 145- or 135-pound divisions to remain stable, save for the top, where
Some notable updates:
And so, without further ado, here is the latest mix-up in SI.com's MMA rankings.