If July felt like a slow fight month, that's because it was. Especially when compared to what's in store through the remainder of 2010. In August alone, 19 of the mixed martial artists ranked among the Top 10 of their weight class will step into a cage -- highlighted by three fights pitting the top two fighters in their respective divisions. Two already have, as
Action was sparse the second half of July, though there was enough relevant action -- and inaction -- to provoke several notable changes in the latest rankings.
Results also dictated shifts, none more important than at lightweight after Dream champion
There's much to look forward to that has nothing to do with highly-ranked fighters. But if you're into this sort of stuff, it doesn't get much better than Agust.
Listed here are the Top 10 ranked mixed martial artists scheduled to compete this month:
Here's a look at SI.com's updated MMA rankings for July: