Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For September 2022Leon “Rocky” Edwards shocked many onlookers with a come-from-behind knockout win on August 20th at UFC 278 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Edwards stopped Kamaru “The Nigerian Nightmare” Usman with a highlight-reel head kick late in the fifth round to become UFC Welterweight Champion.

Edwards claims the top spot at 170 following his incredible title win. Also at UFC 278, Merab “The Machine” Dvalishvili earned a key bantamweight win over José “Scarface” Aldo, and Marlon “Chito” Vera also scored a big win at 135 by knocking out Dominick “The Dominator” Cruz at UFC on ESPN 41.

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UFC 278: “Usman vs Edwards 2” Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah tonight for UFC 278: “Usman vs Edwards 2.” The event was headlined by a UFC Welterweight Championship rematch between champion Kamaru “The Nigerian Nightmare” Usman and challenger Leon “Rocky” Edwards.

In the middleweight co-main event, Paulo “The Eraser” Costa battled Luke Rockhold. Elsewhere on the main card tonight, José “Scarface” Aldo took on Merab “The Machine” Dvalishvili in a featured bantamweight contender’s matchup. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the UFC 278 card.

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UFC On ESPN 41: "Vera vs Cruz" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship travelled to Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California tonight for UFC on ESPN 41: “Vera vs Cruz.” The event was headlined by a bantamweight matchup between Marlon “Chito” Vera and former long-time 135-pound champion Dominick “The Dominator” Cruz.

In tonight’s featherweight co-main event, Nate “The Train” Landwehr took on David “Silent Assassin” Onama. Elsewhere on the main card, undefeated Combate Global tournament champion Yazmin Jauregui battled Iasmin Lucindo at strawweight. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the card.

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UFC On ESPN 40: "Santos vs Hill" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship headed back to the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight for UFC on ESPN 40: “Santos vs Hill.” The card was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between former UFC title challenger Thiago “Marreta” Santos and rising star Jamahal “Sweet Dreams” Hill.

In the welterweight co-main event, Vicente “The Silent Assassin” Luque battled Geoff “Handz of Steel” Neal. The card also featured The Ultimate Fighter 30 finals in both the men’s heavyweight and women’s flyweight divisions. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for UFC on ESPN 40.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For August 2022UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Amanda “Lioness” Nunes regained her title and the top spot at 135 pounds on July 30th at UFC 277 in Dallas, Texas. Nunes took a clear-cut Unanimous Decision win over Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Peña in a rematch from their first fight in December.

Also at UFC 277, Brandon “The Assassin Baby” Moreno captured the UFC Interim Flyweight Championship by stopping Kai “Don’t Blink” Kara-France in the co-main event. At Rizin FF 37 on July 31st, four women advanced on in the Super Atomweight Grand Prix including champion Seika Izawa.

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Seika Izawa, Ayaka Hamasaki Lead Grand Prix Winners At Rizin FF 37In a battle between undefeated champions, Seika Izawa kept her perfect professional record intact in the Rizin Fighting Federation 37 main event tonight at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Izawa submitted Maria Laura Alves Fontoura in the first round of their 49kg tournament matchup.

The bout between Izawa, Rizin’s reigning women’s super atomweight champion, and Fontoura was one of four super atomweight grand prix bouts on tonight’s card. Former Rizin FF champion Ayaka Hamasaki was also victorious in her quarterfinal, as she easily outpointed Jessica “Jag” Aguilar.

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UFC 277: “Peña vs Nunes 2” Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship came to American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas tonight for UFC 277: “Peña vs Nunes 2.” The event featured a UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship rematch between Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Peña and former champ Amanda “Lioness” Nunes.

In the co-feature, Brandon “The Assassin Baby” Moreno faced off against Kai “Don’t Blink” Kara-France for the UFC Interim Flyweight Championship. Elsewhere on the main card tonight, Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis made his return against Sergei Pavlovich in a featured heavyweight matchup.

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UFC Fight Night 208: "Blaydes vs Aspinall" Live Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship headed over to O2 Arena in London, England tonight for UFC Fight Night 208: “Blaydes vs Aspinall.” The event was headlined by a heavyweight contender’s bout between skilled wrestler Curtis “Razor” Blaydes and Tom Aspinall, who had won eight straight fights.

In the middleweight co-main event, Jack “The Joker” Hermansson took on Chris “The Action Man” Curtis, who also held an eight-fight winning streak. Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett met Jordan “The Monkey King” Leavitt at lightweight. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for UFC Fight Night 208.

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